Course Title: Produce knitted textile samples

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6082

Course Title: Produce knitted textile 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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART5906C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Term1 2011

Course Contact: Julia Raath

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259201

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


Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to perform knitting techniques to enable students produce knitted samples.

This unit covers both the theory of knit structure and the hands-on skills required to set-up and operate  a knitting machine.

Students will produce a range of samples suitable for use in commercial applications(fashion & homewares) as well as developing samples for the studio -based knit textile marketplace.

Students will also undertake research into current trends in the commercial knit textiles industry.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Students will undertake colour and design Projects which will be applied into this practical /studio based course.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTD4001A Produce knitted textile samples

Elements:

1 Interpret production requirements

2 Produce knitted design sample

3 Check quality of sample

4 Complete production process


Learning Outcomes

This Studio based course will allow students to undertake a variety of projects and assessment tasks that will enable them to demonstrate skills and knowledge in the following;

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


Overview of Assessment

To achieve successful completion of this course students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of competency.

Assessment tasks have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner. Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including:

  • undertaking OHS checklists
  • identify appropriate materials and equipment to use to knit samples
  • maintian a technical file / work book to document processes and techniques
  • create knitted samples
  • use colour and design principals and elements to interpret a Theme
  • maintain records and undertake analysis of production processes

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.