Course Title: Repair textile product

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: MANU6054C

Course Title: Repair textile product

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3221 - Certificate III in Textile Production

Course Contact : Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

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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


Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge to repair textile products.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX2011B Repair textile product


1. Determine repair requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Textile product fault is identified.
1.2 Requirements for repair of textile product are determined and
specifications for repair task documented.


2. Prepare for repair of textile product

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Textile product is prepared in appropriate manner for repair.
2.2 Yarn, fabric or raw materials required for the repair task are identified and prepared.
2.3 Machinery, equipment and tools required for the repair task are assembled and checked.
2.4 Plan for the repair task is developed.


3. Undertake textile product repair

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Repair is undertaken to restore textile product to the standard specified using a range of techniques and materials, as required.
3.2 Textile product is checked against specifications and appropriate quality standards, and adjustments made as required.
3.3 Textile product is prepared for storage or transferred to the appropriate work section, as required.
3.4 Paperwork and documentation is prepared.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to determine repair requirements, prepare for repair of textile product and undertake textile product repair.

Details of Learning Activities

In general your training is contextualised according to the company’s production processes undertaken as a part of the trainees normal work duties.

Your tasks are selected for training and explanation of the task to be undertaken is given by the trainer and the correct procedure discussed. The task is demonstrated by the trainer and underpinning skills and knowledge are developed.

When the trainer is confident you are capable of undertaking the task safely you will then do the task. During this time your work would be monitored by the trainer and questioning and further instruction given.

You will also be given workplace based tasks and activities to complete and practice between visits. Any activities and work performed between visits are reviewed and further training is undertaken accordingly.

RMIT University learning resources are used to support your training.

Teaching Schedule

In general you will be taught by 5 means within a workplace training context as follows:

1. Introduction and overview of course. Basics of skills required and course content 2 hours
2. Use of learning resources and basic skills development 2 hours
3. Complete manuals 4 hours
4. Supervised skill development to competency 20 hours
5. Consolidation of skills and assessment 2 hours

You will practice skills and understanding as a part of your workplace duties between sessions. Activities and work performed between visits are reviewed in the following session and further training is undertaken accordingly

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be in the form of observation of your ability to determine repair requirements, prepare for repair of textile product and undertake textile product repair. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation and of your ability to determine repair requirements, prepare for repair of textile product and undertake textile product repair (you can check the performance criteria above for more details of these skills). You will be questioned for underpinning knowledge for all these operations.

Assessment Matrix

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