Course Title: Perform knitting operations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5210

Course Title: Perform knitting operations

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MANU7212C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2009,
Term1 2010

Course Contact: Inna Konopov

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9197

Course Contact Email: inna.konopor@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

The course offers an extensive study in understanding knitted fabric trends, engineering of a knitwear products by utilising knowledge of yarn selection, loop formation, calculation of the requirements of raw materials. It includes a study on different categories of production methods of knitwear garments, use of CAD/CAM systems to design and produce a range of knitwear fabrics


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX2007B Perform knitting operations

Elements:

1. Set up and load machine
2. Operate and monitor machine
3. Check product quality
4. Complete knitting process


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Students will study CAD/CAM programming methods in knitwear production, conduct research on knitted, design and develop a range of knitwear products according to the identified trends, develop a computer program for production of knitwear through practical experimentation and computer simulations, prescribed exercises and assessment work. Students will be guided through the processes of CAD/CAM and machine knitting.