Course Title: Perform knitting operations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5210

Course Title: Perform knitting operations

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

Term1 2009,
Term1 2010

Course Contact: Inna Konopov

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9197

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The course offers an extensive study in understanding knitted fabric trends, engineering of a knitwear products by utilising knowledge of yarn selection, loop formation, calculation of the requirements of raw materials. It includes a study on different categories of production methods of knitwear garments, use of CAD/CAM systems to design and produce a range of knitwear fabrics

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX2007B Perform knitting operations


1. Set up and load machine
2. Operate and monitor machine
3. Check product quality
4. Complete knitting process

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Students will study CAD/CAM programming methods in knitwear production, conduct research on knitted, design and develop a range of knitwear products according to the identified trends, develop a computer program for production of knitwear through practical experimentation and computer simulations, prescribed exercises and assessment work. Students will be guided through the processes of CAD/CAM and machine knitting.