Course Title: Apply manipulation techniques to create experimental textile samples

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6082

Course Title: Apply manipulation techniques to create experimental textile samples

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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)

VART5910C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Term2 2011

Course Contact: Julia Raath

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9201

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


Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to use manipulation techniques to create a variety of different effects using fabrics, fibres and other materials for 2D and 3D design outcomes.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Students will undertake some samples that will be initiated in

MANU 5915C Select Dyes and develop dye specification and recipe for production.

It is advised that students are enrolled in both of these units concurrently



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTD4010A Apply manipulation techniques to create experimental textile samples

Elements:

1. Identify manipulation techniques

2. Describe uses of manipulation in design process

3. Manipulate textiles to produce work sample


Learning Outcomes

The unit applies to the manipulation of a range of fibres, fabrics and other material used in the production of garments, accessories, interior and exterior applications, commissioned textiles, 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional objects. Evidence of competency in this skill requires a minimum of three types of manipulation.


Overview of Assessment

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

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.

Assessment tasks have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner.

Students will be awarded a graded assessment 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.