Course Title: Operate a weaving loom

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5210

Course Title: Operate a weaving loom

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2010

Course Contact: Inna Konopov

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9179

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The course offers an extensive study on yarn and machine preparation for weaving production, engineering of a woven cloth by utilizing knowledge on woven fabric parameters, including fabric sett, liner density/count, crimp, cover factor, fabric thickness and weight. It covers a study of Scot Weave software, including design of variety of yarns, construction of woven fabric designs, instructions on setting up woven fabrics, creating patterns for sample production.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX2006B Operate a weaving loom


1. Assist in set up and loading of weaving loom
2. Operate and monitor weaving loom
3. Check product quality
4. Complete weaving process

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Students will study CAD /Cam programming methods for engineering woven fabric samples, design a range of woven products, develop computer program for production of a variety of woven cloths through practical experimentation, computer simulations, exercises and assessment work.  Students will be guided through the process of Scot Weave CAD/Cam System of weave design.