Course Title: Identify fibres and fabrics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6082

Course Title: Identify fibres and fabrics

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART5902C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Term1 2011

Course Contact: Julia Raath

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925201

Course Contact Email: julia.raath@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to identify fibres and fabrics commonly used in the construction of garments and accessories.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Students must ensure they are enrolled in MKTG5756C Identify Fibres Yarns and Textiles concurrently .

This is a core unit



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTCL2003B Identify fibres and fabrics

Elements:

1. Identify fibres and fabrics

2. Describe fabric construction processes

3. Describe qualities of fabrics

4. Determine uses of fabrics


Learning Outcomes

In this unit  you will be required to develop the skills and knowledge as it applies to identifying a wide range of fibres and fabrics used in the clothing industry. 

Fibres include natural and synthetic, and fabrics include knitted, woven and non-woven.


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 time and participate in formal assessment tasks.

Students will be awarded a grade only if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period on the first assessment attempt.

Units assessed as ‘not yet competent’ on a first assessment attempt and ‘competent’ on a second or subsequent attempt are to have results amended to competent but are not eligible for grading.

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher.
All work must be submitted by the due date. Late submission will not be graded higher than a PASS.

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