Course Title: Plan and organise non-routine testing

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2010

Course Code: MIET6062C

Course Title: Plan and organise non-routine testing

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5210 - Diploma of Textile Technology and Production Management

Course Contact : Daniela Gentile

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9172

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 70

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 weigh and check textile materials and products. It also covers the skills and knowledge associated with planning and organising non-routine testing within the enterprise.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN5010A Plan and organise non-routine testing


1. Plan or develop tests
2. Organise non-routine tests
3. Analyse results
4. Interpret and report results

Performance Criteria:

1. Plan or develop tests
1.1. Relevant information is obtained to establish criteria for tests.
1.2. Test is developed of planned to meet criteria, including testing at set stages, if required.
2. Organise non-routine tests
2.1. Requirements are confirmed if necessary.
2.2. Equipment and resources required to perform the tests are obtained and prepared.
2.3. Raw material, yarn, chemical mix or finished fabric is tested against specified quality standards using prescribed testing procedures and in accordance with OHS practices.
3. Analyse results
3.1. Results of the tests are collated and analysed.
4. Interpret and report results
4.1. Analysis is interpreted to determine performance and acceptability for production.
4.2. Reports are prepared.

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

Theory workshops
Practical exercises
Conduct tests

Teaching Schedule

Week Beginning                                                                        Session –  Topic                                                                                                       Element - Performance Criteria        
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
3 August 10                                                                     Client Requests & Specifications                                                                                                      1-3                                                                                            Task 1
10 August 10                                                                                Hydrostatic Head                                                                                                                    1-4
17 August 10                                                               Generate Recording Systems & Maintain Records                                                                          2 & 4
24 August 10                                                                            Calibration of Equipment                                                                                                           1                                                                                               Task 2
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                                                                                              1-4                                                                                          Task 3
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


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Students will study non-routine testing in tutorials, practical experimentation and through prescribed exercises and assessment work.

Assessment Tasks

Task 1Written Report25%
Task 2Written Report25%
Task 3Practical Demonstration & Written Report50%

Assessment Matrix

ElementTask 1
Written ReportTask 2
Written ReportTask 3
Practical Demonstration & Written Report
1. Plan or develop tests

2. Organise non-routine tests

3. Analyse results


4. Interpret and report results

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