Course Title: Perform spinning operations

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2010

Course Code: MANU7215C

Course Title: Perform spinning operations

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

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 undertake and monitor machines used in spinning operations.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX2003B Perform spinning operations


1. Set up and load machine
2. Operate and monitor machine
3. Check yarn quality
4. Complete operations

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Specifications are checked to identify requirements for production.
1.2 Machine settings are adjusted to meet product requirements .
1.3 Product is loaded for processing according to manufacturer specifications.
1.4 Product is unloaded ready for next process.
1.5 Non-conforming materials are reported.
1.6 Area around machine is kept clean during setting and loading.

2.1 Machine is started and stopped in accordance with manufacturer requirements.
2.2 Machine operations are monitored to ensure correct operation.
2.3 Waste is sorted.
2.4 Machine is cleaned when required.
2.5 Minor product process and machine faults are identified and corrected where necessary to meet specified requirements and are reported.
2.6 Major machine faults are reported.

3.1 Product is checked against quality standards.
3.2 Product is assessed for faults and non-conformances.
3.3 Product faults are rectified or reported.

4.1 Product is doffed and replaced according to manufacturer specifications.
4.2 Product is dispatched to next process.
4.3 Cleaning of area is completed to ensure work environment is maintained in a safe and productive manner.
4.4 Production records and other documentation are accurately completed.

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

Blended learning consisting of classroom activities and practical workshops.

Teaching Schedule

Week BeginningSession - Topic


Performance Criteria

Assessment Tasks
5 July 2010 Introduction to spinning. Methods. Types.   LMTTX 2002B (1-4) 
12 July 2010CSIRO - "Fibre to Fabric" workshop  LMTTX 2002B (1-4) 
19 July 2010 CSIRO - "Fibre to Fabric" workshop  LMTTX 2002B (1-4) 
26 July 2010 Yarn manufacture ( spinning) LMTTX 2002B (1,2)CSIRO reflection journal submission
2 August 2010 Ring spinning LMTTX 2002B (3, 4) 
9 August 2010 Friction and RJS spinning  LMTTX 2002B (3, 4) 
16 August 2010 Air jet spinning LMTTX 2002B (3, 4) 
23 August 2010 Filamentst  LMTTX 2002B (3, 4) 
30 August 2010 Melt and Solvent spinning  LMTTX 2002B (3, 4) 
6 September 2010 QUIZ 1    Quiz 1
13 September 2010 Yarn Texturising. Types and techniques LMTTX 2002B (3, 4) 
20 September 2010 Term Break   
27 September 2010 Term Break   
4 October 2010 Tow to sliver concersions LMTTX 2002B (3, 4) 
11 October 2010 Sirolan spun yarn  LMTTX 2002B (3, 4) 
18 October 2010 The market place  LMTTX 2002B (1-4) 
25 October 2010 Review   
1 November 2010 Presentation / submission (CSIRO report )  
 8 November 2010 Student assessment week   
 15 November 2010 Teacher assessment week   

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


1. Textiles for Modern Living, Gohl, E. P. G. Edition: 4th ed., Melbourne, Longman Cheshire, 1988. 2. Textile Terms and Definitions, The Textile Institute.  3. Consumer Texttiles, Anne Fritz 

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. Quiz 1 - Written answer - ( Individual -20 % )

2. CSIRO reflective Journal -  ( Individual - 40% )

3. Report on short staple and filament yarn manufacture -  ( Individual- 40% )

Assessment Matrix

 Elements  1. Quiz  2. Reflective Journal  3. Written Report
 1. Set up and load machine 
 2. Operate and monitor machine 
 3. Check yarn quality
 4. Complete operations

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