Course Title: Produce woven tapestry samples

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5213

Course Title: Produce woven tapestry samples

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 80.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term2 2010

Course Contact: Pat Jones

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9159

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to perform tapestry techniques to produce tapestry design samples.

The unit applies to the interpretation of design specifications and use of tapestry looms and techniques to produce tapestry design samples.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Students may select design projects completed in VART 5904C Assist in the development of Textile Design to apply to this course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTD4004A Produce woven tapestry samples


1 Interpret production requirements

2 Produce woven tapestry design sample

3 Check quality of sample 

4 Complete production process

Learning Outcomes

To achieve competency in this course students will be set a range of tasks and projects which enable them to:

• analyse design specifications and interpret production requirements
• produce tapestry sample according to design specifications
• make minor adjustments to equipment
• identify and address faults
• monitor own work and conduct quality check of sample outcome

Overview of Assessment

To achieve successful completion of this course students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of Competency.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including technical folder, documentation, homework and in class exercises, report, practical problem solving exercises and samples. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Students will be expected to present -

  • technical folder
  • sampler folio of completed work
  • final woven design
  • Students will be expected to undertake in class-
  • assessment on OHS
  • setting up of workspace