Course Title: Lay up, mark and cut uncomplicated fabrics and lays

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3227 Certificate III in Clothing Production

Course Title: Lay up, mark and cut uncomplicated fabrics and lays

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2011,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
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 to lay up, mark and cut uncomplicated fabrics and lays.

It applies to situations where single garments or only a couple of layers of fabric are to be cut. The marker may be developed directly on the fabric lay or planned separately and applied. Patterns are likely to have uncomplicated shaping and few pieces such as T-shirts, straight or A-line skirts, shift dresses, tracksuits, section crowns, brims, tips, side bands, berets.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTCL2007B Lay up, mark and cut uncomplicated fabrics and lays


1. Prepare workstation

2. Lay-up fabric

3. Draft lay marker

4. Copy marker

5. Position marker

6. Cut work

7. Complete work

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 prepare workstations, lay-up fabric, draft lay markers, copy and position markers, cut and complete work. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.