Course Title: Prepare yarn for textile manufacturing

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2010

Course Code: MANU7214C

Course Title: Prepare yarn for textile manufacturing

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5210 - Diploma of Textile Technology and Production Management

Course Contact : Rafael Beltran

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9197

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Inna Konopov

Contact Phone: 99 259197

Contact Email:

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge to prepare yarn for textile production processes.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX2002B Prepare yarn for textile manufacturing


1. Set up machine and load yarn
2. Wind yarn onto spool, bobbin or beam, or thread yarn onto machine
3. Remove product from machine
4. Complete records

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Production spesifications are checked to identify requirements for yarn quantity, quality and colour.

1.2 Yarn batch or job is checked to ensure conformity to specifications.

1.3 Non-conforming materials are reported.

1.4 Yarn is loaded onto machine.

2.1 Machine settings are calculated and adjusted to specifications where necessary.

2.2 Leasing reed or other mechanism are set according to specifications where necessary.

2.3 Yarn is threaded onto machine as necessary.

2.4 Machine is operated according to OHS practices.

2.5 Operation and yarn are monitored.

2.6 Yarn breaks are repaired where necessary.

2.7 Faults are corrected where necessary to meet specified requirements and are reported.

2.8 major machine or products faults are reported.

3.1 Product is checked against quality standards.

3.2 Products is unloaded or removed according to manufacturer specifications.

3.3 Product is dispatched to next process where necessary.

3.4 Cleaning of area is completed to ensure work environment is maintained in a safe and productive manner.

4.1 Production records and otehr documentation are accuratly completed.

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

Blended learning consisting of classroom exercises and practical workshops.

Teaching Schedule

Week BeginningSession - Topic

Element. Performnce Criteria

Assessement Tasks
8 February 2010  Historical aspects of spinning  LMTTX2002B 
15 February 2010  Basics of yarn manufacturing  1,2,3,4 In class exercise 1
22 February 2010  Early stage of fibre processing 1,2,3,4 In class exercise 2
1 March 2010  Yarn Twist 1,2,3,4 In class exercise 3
8 March 2010  Short Staple spinning 2,3,4Issue  requirements for " Major assignment"
15 March 2010  Long Staple spinning 2,3,4 
22 March 2010  Alternative methods of spinning 2,3,4 
29 March 2010 Semester Break  
6 April 2010  Yarns and their constructions 2,4 In class exercise 4
12 April 2010 Yarn structures 2,4 
19 April 2010 Yarn evenness 2,4 
26 April 2010 Yarn count conversions 2,4 Practical 1
3 May 2010Carding process  2,4 
10 May 2010Carding machines/calculations/applications 4 
17 May 2010Yarn texturising 2,4 
24 May 2010 Yarn spinning practical  2,4 Practical 2
31 May 2010Student assessment week  Submission of Major assignment
7 June 2010Teacher assessment week  
14 June 2010Term break  
21 June 2010Term break  
28June 2010Term break  

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may occur on the job or in an appropriately simulated environment. This course may be assessed independently or in combination with other relevant courses.

Assessment Tasks

1. In class exercises (4) -written and answear- 10%

2. Practical workshops (2) - practical workshop- 20%

3. Major  Assignment -report writting- 70%

Assessment Matrix

Other Information

This course guide may be subject to change.

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