Course Title: Work with international textiles, clothing and footwear supply chains

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5220

Course Title: Work with international textiles, clothing and footwear supply chains

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2010,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to work with international textiles, clothing and footwear (TCF) supply chains.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN5003B Work with international textiles, clothing and footwear supply chains


1. Identify participants and features of international supply chain

2. Confirm relationships with international suppliers or customers

3. Implement and monitor international supply operations

4. Assist in implementation of improvements to global production operations

5. Maintain records

Learning Outcomes

On sucessful completion of this course the learner develops the skills & knowledge required to be able to workwith international suppliers and customers of goods and services, according to established contractual agreements.
Working with international suppliers and customers includes implementing import and export practices, building commercial relationships, and working effectively with local customs, communications and industry work practices.
Learners are also required to develop  the skills associated with communication to establish relationships with domestic and international suppliers and customers, resolve supply chain issues, and report and document information relating to supply. Planning and organising, initiative and enterprise and problem solving are required to determine requirements for implementing and maintaining effective supply chain relationships and processes. Learning is applied to maintain currency of knowledge with regards to supply chain contacts and processes.

Overview of Assessment

Detailed course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you first week of class. Specific details will be explained to you during scheduled classes.

This course comprises both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.

As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times and participate in formal assessment tasks.

PLEASE NOTE: work that has not been authenticated during class as your own work will not be considered for assessment.