Course Title: Cut fabrics for prototype designs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5220

Course Title: Cut fabrics for prototype designs

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term2 2009,
Term2 2010,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to lay up, make marker and cut work for sample designs where only a couple of garments would be cut out at a time following standard workplace procedures.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4011B Cut fabrics for prototype designs


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

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to develop a marker and cut single garments or small sample runs of garments, including the cutting of all required trims. Learning outcomes also include the safe use of cutting tools and equipment  including dress maker’s shears, electric cutting tools and rotary cutters.

Overview of Assessment

Detailed course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you first week of class. Specific details will be explained to you during scheduled classes.

This course comprises both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.

As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times and participate in formal assessment tasks.

PLEASE NOTE: work that has not been authenticated during class as your own work will not be considered for assessment.