Course Title: Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3406 Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production (Clothing Production)

Course Title: Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 80

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Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities. 

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MIET7614C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2021

MIET7614C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

515T Creative Industries

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2022,
Term2 2022

Course Contact: Laura Holmes-Brown

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259317

Course Contact Email: laura.holmes-brown@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge to identify fibres and fabrics commonly used in the construction of garments and accessories.

This includes identifying a wide range of fibres and fabrics used in the clothing industry. Fibres include natural and synthetic, and fabrics include knitted, woven and non-woven.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSTGN2013 Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry

Elements:

1. Distinguish types of TCF materials and production processes

2. Identify characteristics of fabrics

3. Distinguish methods of constructing fabric and textile materia

4. Identify uses of fabrics and textiles


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 ability to identify fibres and fabrics, describe fabric construction processes and qualities of fabric plus determining the uses of fabrics.