Course Title: Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5220

Course Title: Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term2 2009,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to identify fabric performance and handling requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

LMTCL2003B Identify fibres and fabrics

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTCL3001B Identify fabric performance and handling requirements


1. Identify fibres and fabrics

2. Identify fabric performance characteristics

3. Identify fabric handling requirements

4. Identify cleaning and labelling requirements

Learning Outcomes

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge as it applies to fabrics used to produce garments and accessories and includes skills and knowledge required to guide the use and handling of fabrics. It includes sourcing information from reference material and industry specialists as well as conducting simple tests to identify fabric types and properties. Activities will include identification methods and tests currently used in fashion related workplace in relation to fabric testing and performance.

Overview of Assessment

Detailed course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you first week of class. Specific details will be explained to you during scheduled classes.

This course comprises both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.

As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times and participate in formal assessment tasks.

PLEASE NOTE: work that has not been authenticated during class as your own work will not be considered for assessment.