Course Title: Non-Woven Production

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Non-Woven Production

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350H Fashion & Textiles


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014

Course Coordinator: Grant Emerson

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9149

Course Coordinator

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

You will study the production processes used to manufacture non-woven fabrics and other composite textile products. 

You will identify and analyse raw materials; fibre types; characteristics and specifications; blending; web formation; fabric formation and quality control related to non-woven textiles.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

1. Problem solve effectively in a fashion and textiles enterprise.

2. Apply analytical decision making techniques in a fashion and textiles environment.

3. Apply sustainable practises related to fashion and textiles issues.

4. Conceptualise, integrate and organise information in order to resolve complex issues related to fashion and textiles product development. 


Upon the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

1. Identify a range of non-woven products through the manufacturing process.

2. Evaluate a range of non-woven products through product testing.

3. Evaluate technical data collected through tests conducted on fabrics before and after exposure to elements.


Overview of Learning Activities

You will learn the key concepts of non-woven textiles and their application via a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical/ laboratory classes. 


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

The University Library has extensive resources for Fashion and Textiles students. The Library has produced a number of subject guides that includes quality online and print resources for your studies Fashion and Textiles Library Guides

The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarians Michelle Matheson (Brunswick)
and Gwen Scott (City)

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities.

Assessment may include examinations, projects and assignments.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the Program Director or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

A student charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: