Course Title: Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5220

Course Title: Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 100.0

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 analyse the fit of a garment or toile on the individual body, making necessary adjustments and altering the pattern.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD5019B Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations


1. Assess body characteristics

2. Fit garment or toile on individual

3. Make pattern alterations

Learning Outcomes

On sucessful completion of this unit you will have developed the required skills and knowledge required as it applies to fitting a garment or toile on an individual and making size and fit alterations on the garment or toile; then transferring these alterations to the pattern. You will also develop the required skills in communication to take and document measurements and pattern requirements. Planning and organising, problem solving and initiative and enterprise skills as required to determine fit and pattern requirements. Self management skills as required to ensure quality standards are met.

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.