Course Title: Prepare articles for storage or despatch

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: OHTH5518C

Course Title: Prepare articles for storage or despatch

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3285 - Certificate III in Dry Cleaning Operations

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 40

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 required to compile, pack and consign orders according to transportation.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTDC2009A Prepare articles for storage or despatch


1 Prepare garments or articles for despatch

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Records are checked to ensure requirements are met

1.2 Hanging or packing of garments is assessed according to workplace procedures for handling of finished articles

1.3 Objects to be returned or promotional materials are added to article where appropriate

1.4 Orders are compiled to workplace and customer specifications and requirements

1.5 Orders are coordinated to meet delivery or collection timetables

1.6  Workplace procedures and instructions are read and interpreted


2 Store garments or articles

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Garments or articles are stored in an appropriate location

2.2 Records are maintained

2.3  Knowledge of despatching processes are applied to perform required tasks

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to prepare garments or articles for dispatch and store the garments or articles.

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 6 means within a workplace training context:

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. Workshop 6 hours
4. Complete manuals 4 hours
5. Supervised skill development to competency 24 hours
6. 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


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be in the form of observation and your ability to prepare garments or articles for dispatch and store the garments or articles. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation as you identify garments or articles for dispatch and store the garments or articles (you can check the performance criteria above fore more details of these skills). You will be questioned for underpinning knowledge for all these operations.

Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. These matrices are available through the Program Coordinator.

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