Course Title: Monitor textile production processes

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: MIET6157C

Course Title: Monitor textile production processes

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3221 - Certificate III in Textile Production

Course Contact : Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

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Nominal Hours: 30

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge to provide minor maintenance of production machines.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX3010B Monitor textile production processes


1. Monitor process to ensure outcomes are consistent with job specifications

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Job specifications are checked for requirements including quantity, quality, colour and pattern.
1.2 Performance parameters are identified to the extent required to be able to report known or suspected problems.
1.3 Production processes are monitored to ensure consistency with specified outcomes.
1.4 Job records and other documentation are maintained.
1.5 Monitoring is conducted according to OHS practices.


2. Identify problems with operation of textile production process

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Problems are identified and categorised as machine and process faults.
2.2 Operating manuals and documentation are referred to.


3. Determine problem cause and solution

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Possible causes of problem are determined.
3.2 Further information is gathered to confirm and eliminate possible causes.
3.3 Appropriate personnel are consulted to confirm causes.
3.4 Immediate solution is determined and trialled or implemented.
3.5 Permanent solution is determined in consultation with appropriate personnel.


4. Conduct regular checks of performance efficiency

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Regular checks of process operation are undertaken and results assessed against job specifications.
4.2 Results of checks are recorded.
4.3 Opportunities for process improvements are identified and

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to operate the machine and assess performance, rectify any minor machine faults, clean and lubricate the machine and check machine operation.

Details of Learning Activities

In general your training is contextualised according to the company’s production processes undertaken as a part of the trainees normal work duties.

Your tasks are selected for training and explanation of the task to be undertaken is given by the trainer and the correct procedure discussed. The task is demonstrated by the trainer and underpinning skills and knowledge are developed.

When the trainer is confident you are capable of undertaking the task safely you will then do the task. During this time your work would be monitored by the trainer and questioning and further instruction given.

You will also be given workplace based tasks and activities to complete and practice between visits. Any activities and work performed between visits are reviewed and further training is undertaken accordingly.

RMIT University learning resources are used to support your training

Teaching Schedule

In general you will be taught by 5 means within a workplace training context as follows:

1. Introduction and overview of course. Basics of skills required and course content 2 hours
2. Use of learning resources and basic skills development 2 hours
3. Complete manuals 4 hours
4. Skill development to competency 30 hours
5. Consolidation of skills and assessment 2 hours

You will practice skills and understanding as a part of your workplace duties between sessions. Activities and work performed between visits are reviewed in the following session and further training is undertaken accordingly

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


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Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be in the form of observation of your ability to operate the machine and assess performance, rectify any minor machine faults, clean and lubricate the machine and check machine operation. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation as you demonstrate your ability to operate the machine and assess performance, rectify any minor machine faults, clean and lubricate the machine and check machine operation (you can check the performance criteria above for more detials of these skills). You will be questioned for underpinning knowledge for all these operations.

Assessment Matrix

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