Course Title: Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3227 Certificate III in Clothing Production

Course Title: Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2011,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to identify fabric performance and handling requirements.

It applies to fabrics used to produce garments and accessories and includes skills and knowledge required to guide the use and handling of fabrics. It includes sourcing information from reference material and industry specialists as well as conducting simple tests to identify fabric types and properties. Identification methods and tests covered by this unit are those where the procedure has already been determined and the range of outcomes established.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTCL3001B Identify fabric performance and handling requirements


1 Identify fibres and fabrics

2 Identify fabric performance characteristics

3 Identify fabric handling requirements

4 Identify cleaning and labeling requirements

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include three assessments or projects. Assessments will be in the form of tests for underpinning knowledge and demonstration and observation of your abillity to identify fibres and fabrics, fabric performance characteristics, fabric handling requirements and cleaning and labeling requirements. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.