Course Title: Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: MANU5919C

Course Title: Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C6082 - Advanced Diploma of Textile Design and Development

Course Contact : Julia Raath

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259201

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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

There are no prerequisties for this course, hoever students will undertake this study in the second year of the Diploma and are advised to be concurrently  enrolled in Work in the TCF Sector EMPL5588C 

Course Description

The unit applies the planning, organising and coordination of production operations.
Work involves working largely independently and being accountable for own results, including carrying out assigned tasks, coordinating processes and setting and working to deadlines.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN3002B Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes


1 Confirm and interpret work requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Work requirements are confirmed with relevant personnel.
1.2 Work requirements are interpreted.


2 Develop personal work plan

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Steps required to complete work are identified and confirmed with other personnel.
2.2 Quality requirements are confirmed and interpreted.
2.3 Critical deadlines, outcome objectives and sequence of operations are established and documented.


3 Communicate with relevant personnel

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Relevant personnel are identified and contacted.
3.2 Operation plan is confirmed or altered.


4 Access resources

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Specified resources are identified and accessed according to work plan.


5 Coordinate work

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Work is assessed according to planned steps and quality criteria.
5.2 Work is regularly checked against specifications, established deadlines and identified quality standards and action is taken to rectify work which is not according to requirements.
5.3 Problems are identified and investigated.
5.4 Problems are rectified or reported


6 Keep records of work

Performance Criteria:

6.1 Record system is established.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this unit Students will demonstrate the ability to plan and communicate ideas effectively
The project also enables students to manage their time effectively  to use visual display tools such as mood boards, design folios and story boards to present design concepts  and produce a textile range

Student must prepare all relevant documentation for ordering material and preparing s design specifications

Details of Learning Activities

Will include lectures, tutorials, on-line activities, workshops where students are challenged to reflect and debate on different value positions, concepts and issues.

You will be required to participate in case study learning, problem solving activities, self-reflection and discussion.

Activities will encourage both individual and group based learning responsibilities

You will be required to attend off campus industry visits and to guest speakers from varied TCF industries

Teaching Schedule

Week 1:

 Introduction to Term 1’s objectives.
Assessment overview & discussion – Tasks 1 & 2
Warm-up exercise: Effective personal time management considerations
SMART goals/objectives discussed – personal level leads to management level
7 Habits of effective people.

Assess Task 1 issued: Individual activity - questions & answers Quizzes x 3 on 3 excursions

Week 2:

Guest Speaker: Lyndon Medina. Topic: If my timing is right.

Discussion: Teams and motivation - What is a team? - Stages of team development - What are motivators? - What motivates me? Give example – what teams are needed. Group vs team. Industry relies on team
What is Communication - Perceptions, Barriers, Workplace communication, Learning styles, Working styles
Discussion: Gantt charts for Project & production time management come up with a Gantt chart for managing time for project production chart/weekly planner

Week 3:

Overview of the TCF industry – websites of major players.
TFIA team player
What do you think about industry now? Where do you see yourself within that?

Brainstorm what makes up the TCF industry. Students elect speaker.
Student activity in small groups – research local, national, international small, medium, large textile manufacturers. Report back to class.
Field trip: RMIT Footwear Dept & Clothing Production Dept -

Week 4:

Field trip: Quiz activity x 1
Geccu Knitting Australia
Business Type: Knitted Clothing Manufacturers
Meet: 257 Lygon St Brunswick Time: 02:00 pm

Week 5: 

Submit Gantt charts/time management charts

 Review - field trip. Management concepts. What is Management? What are the main functions of management?
What do managers/supervisors do? (week 3 DVD basic ‘what is management’)

Week 6:

 Labour Day Public Holiday -

Week 7: 

 Supply chains discussed.
DVD: Behind the Labels – Garment Workers on US Saipan.
Discussion: what is our ethical responsibility?

Week 8:

TCF industry representative as Guest Speaker: . Guest speaker from small business model
Assessment Task 2 & 3 issued & discussed: Team reports 

Week 9:

Field trip: Quiz activity x 2
Flockmaster & Grashan Australia Pty Ltd
Business Type: Clothing & Fashion-wear Printing & Transfer Services
Meet: 108 Regent St Preston Time: 02:00 pm

Easter Monday Public Holiday - 09.04.2012

Week 10:

TCF industry representative as Guest Speaker: TBA Jo Kellock from TFIA
Topic: Learning skills for productive work
Review - field trip 2 & quiz.
Class study group

Week 11: 

PROFAB:  dying methods

 Week 12:

Review field trip to Profab
Written & Discussion Topic: Production and Ethics in the international TCF Industry
Written & Discussion Topic: Individual Differences, Values and interests, Group dynamics, Group cohesion
Course and assessment review. Overview of remaining sessions

Week 13:

Field trip: Quiz activity x 3
Business Type: Woven textiles –Dandenong meet 2.45 pm

Week 14:

Viewing of DVD: Counter Culture. Manufacturing & retailing luxury items in Italy
Task 1 submitted for assessment. Quizzes x 3 on 3 excursions. The way and where you sell your product – how it’s sold – go to market on weekend own time
Group learning activity – preparation & completion of assessment tasks in Library.

Week 15: Field trip: Galleria Tessuti - Fabrics & Fibres – Nicole cleaver
Business Type: Importing internationally, Wholesaling & Retailing, nationally
Meet: 8 Cubitt St Richmond Time: 02:30 pm

Week 16

Class study group in Library. Class to engage in team learning activities – preparation & completion of assessment tasks.

week 17

Submit final assessment tasks

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Work-Safe Victoria’s 2000 Code of Practice for Manual Handling
Work-Safe Victoria’s 2007 Consultation on Health & Safety
Australian Textiles & Fashion – Library copies available however not for loan
Technical Textiles International – Library copies available however not for loan


No prescribed references

Other Resources

Standard writing kit, notepad, presentation booklets, U.S.B. 4 gigabytes minimum
Own transport to and from excursion sites - refer to weekly planner.

Overview of Assessment

Students will undertake a fully integrated Textile Design project brief which will require them to undertake market research , develop a range of designs, present a folio and then put designs into production developing prototype concepts.

Workplans, diaries,production schedules and technical files can be  submitted as evidence of panning and organisation.

The project will require students to be actively involved in group discussions during sessions and to undertake project work in a professional manner.

They will also prepare and production plan and be expected to attend regular meeting with supervisors to establish work process and planning .

To achieve successful completion of this course students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of competency.
Assessment tasks have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner.
Students will be awarded a grade only if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period on the first assessment attempt.
Units assessed as ‘not yet competent’ on a first assessment attempt and ‘competent’ on a second or subsequent attempt are to have results amended to competent but are not eligible for grading.
Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment tasks
1. Individual Gantt chart/ time management chart for semester (20%)

2. Group report outlining 3 industries in TCF (20%)

3. Individual Quiz from 3 x 3 excursions (30%)

4. Group report:
• Work place incident report (30%)
• work place sequence of operation report (30%)

total 100%

Assessment Matrix

1 Confirm and interpret work requirements

group report 4

group report 2

individual quizz 3

individual task 1

Element 2 Develop personal work plangroup report 4

group report 2

individual quizz 3

individual task 1
Element 3. Communicate with relevant personnelgroup report 4

group report 2

individual quizz 3

individual task 1
Element 4. Access resourcesgroup report 4

group report 2

individual quizz 3

individual task 1
Element 5. Coordinate work group report 4

group report 2

individual quizz 3

individual task 1
Element 6. Keep records of work group report 4

group report 2

individual quizz 3

individual task 1

Other Information

This course is run concurrently with Work in the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Industry EMPL 5588C and the assessment is inbedded in both courses

Textile Design  and Development promotes sustainable practice.

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