Course Title: Coordinate quality assurance for textiles, clothing and footwear products and services

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2010

Course Code: MIET6061C

Course Title: Coordinate quality assurance for textiles, clothing and footwear products and services

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: 40

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 coordinate quality assurance of textiles, clothing and footwear (TCF) products and services.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN5002B Coordinate quality assurance for textiles, clothing and footwear products and services


1. Assess own or supplier quality
2. Establish quality assurance procedures with supplier or customer
3. Check for conformance to specifications
4. Maintain records

Performance Criteria:

Assessment and evaluation of own or supplier capability and quality system is conducted.
Processes for production and delivery of goods or services are evaluated.
Recommendations concerning assessed ability to comply with quality standards are made according to OHS practices and quality accreditation requirements where relevant.
Specifications of goods and services to be supplied are identified and documented.
Precise quality requirements are confirmed with supplier or customer.
Agreed quality assurance system is negotiated.
Delivery dates are agreed.
Verification method, systems and proceduresfor dispute settlement are established and agreed.
Recording system for products or services that ensures traceability, where required, is established.
Conformance of materials or products to quality standards is established against specifications.
Checks of quality of materials, services or equipment delivered are coordinated.
Corrective action is initiated, where applicable, to obtain or maintain desired quality.
Records are maintained and reports prepared, where necessary.

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

Theory workshops

Lab work

Practical exercises

Teaching Schedule

Week Beginning                                                                                Session – Topic                                                                      Element  Performance Criteria                                                              Assessment Tasks
6 July 10                                                                                          Introduction & Seam Breaking force                                                               1-4
13 July 10                                                                                                Seam Breaking force                                                                                 1-4
20 July 10                                                                                        Standard Operating Procedures                                                                      2
27 July 10                                                                                               Bursting Strength                                                                                         1-4 
10 August 10                                                                                         Hydrostatic Head                                                                                           1-4
17 August 10                                                                    Generate Recording Systems & Maintain Records                                                     2 & 4
24 August 10                                                                                 Calibration of Equipment                                                                                     1                                                                                                           
31 August 10                                                                             Martindale Abrasion - Socks                                                                                   1-4
7 September 10                                                                                  Surface Burning                                                                                               1-4
14 September 10                                                                    Colourfastness Testing & Rating                                                                             1-4
21 September 10                                                                                   Term Holidays
28 September 10                                                                                   Term Holidays
5 October 10                                                                           Operating a Testing Laboratory                                                                                  1-4
12 October 10                                                                      Introduction to Final             Assessment                                                                                                                                                                                        
19 October 10                                                                                 Allocated Practical Time                                                                                       1-4
26 October 10                                                                                 Allocated Practical time                                                                                         1-4
2 November 10                                                                               Allocated Practical time                                                                                        1-4
9 November 10                                                                                     Assessment week

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

1. Booth, J.E., Principles of Textile Testing: An introduction to physical methods of testing textile fibres, yarns and fabrics 3rd Ed., Butterworths, 1968.

2. Collier, Billie J, Textile Testing and Analysis, Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, 1998.


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

Task 1 Written Report 25%
Task 2 Written Report 25%
Task 3 Practical Demonstration & Written Report 50%

Assessment Matrix

Element Task 1
Written Report Task 2
Written Report Task 3
Practical Demonstration & Written Report

1. Assess own or supplier quality

2. Establish quality assurance procedures with supplier or customer


3. Check for conformance to specifications


4. Maintain records


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