Qualification details

LMT50407 - Diploma of Textile Technology and Production Management (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 27/Jun/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced16/Jul/2011

Usage recommendation:
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Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
LMTCL2001B - Use a sewing machineUse a sewing machine N/A
LMTGN2002B - Apply quality standardsApply quality standards N/A
LMTGN2003B - Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industryWork in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry N/A
LMTGN2009B - Operate computing technology in a textiles, clothing and footwear workplaceOperate computing technology in a textiles, clothing and footwear workplace N/A
LMTGN3001B - Control production in a section of a textiles, clothing and footwear enterpriseControl production in a section of a textiles, clothing and footwear enterprise N/A
LMTGN3002B - Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomesOrganise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes N/A
LMTGN3005B - Plan tasks to assist production operationsPlan tasks to assist production operations N/A
LMTGN3006B - Take responsibility for visitors and new employeesTake responsibility for visitors and new employees N/A
LMTGN3009B - Supervise operations in a textiles, clothing and footwear enterpriseSupervise operations in a textiles, clothing and footwear enterprise N/A
LMTGN4001A - Coordinate or set up machines for product changeCoordinate or set up machines for product change N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 393000 Textile, Clothing And Footwear Trades Workers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4941 Clothing Tradespersons 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 393000 Textile, Clothing And Footwear Trades Workers 23/Oct/2008 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4941 Clothing Tradespersons 23/Oct/2008 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 23/Oct/2008 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 28/Jul/2010 
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Description

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Diploma of Textile Technology and Product Management covers occupations such as those involved in textile research and development, textiles product development, computer aided design and manufacturing technologies, textile product design, colour coordination, logistics management, production management, quality assurance design and supervision or management.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop skill and knowledge in the application of specialised technical and management skills within production enterprises.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Direct entry into this qualification requires completion of a total of thirty-five (35) units of competency according to the rules described below.

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMT40107 Certificate IV in Textile Technology and Production, LMT30107 Certificate III in Textile Production; LMT30407 Certificate III in Textile Fabrication, LMT31807 Certificate III in Technical Textiles and Non-wovens or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include MSA61108 Advanced Diploma of Competitive Manufacturing or other relevant manufacturing qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements in some environments. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skills Summary  - Diploma of Textile Technology and Production Management 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the textile technology and production industries for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that reflect skill requirements for this level.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication 

  • communicate verbally with internal and external clients
  • complete workplace documentation and records
  • use communication technologies efficiently
  • demonstrate effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with people from non English-speaking backgrounds
  • demonstrate effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with customers
  • calculate costs and material quantities
  • analyse technical information
  • communicate development ideas and present concepts for review
  • develop product specifications and patterns
  • interpret and apply textile terminology, symbols and calculations

Teamwork 

  • work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race or religion
  • liaise and provide support to other team members
  • coordinate and problem the work of others in the team
  • seek and integrate feedback form others
  • participate in sustainability improvements

Problem-solving 

  • investigate and rectify problem causes
  • identify, rectify and report potential difficulties associated with manufacture of products or provision of services
  • identify and report environmental features, regulations, insurance requirements, legal requirements and other factors which may affect the product or service to be provided
  • perform calculations to determine production requirements
  • apply knowledge of material properties to production planning and problem solving
  • analyse textile influences to determine design requirements
  • monitor production and address quality issues
  • conduct routine and non routine tests to gather information on production processes and materials
  • identify and act on environmental hazards

Initiative and enterprise 

  • report problems outside area of responsibility and make contributions to their solution
  • research and develop textile products
  • seek feedback on products, processes and procedures
  • critically analyse and prioritise information
  • manage quality assurance procedures
  • record information on the quality and other indicators of production performance
  • determine types and quantities of materials required for product manufacture
  • apply technical skills to the development of products
  • identify opportunities for improvement to environmental performance

Planning and organising 

  • identify hazards and implement appropriate hazard control measures
  • implement time management skills to meet production targets
  • identify and rectify stock shortages in advance
  • sequence work to maximise safety and productivity
  • plan for minimising waste in production
  • develop plans for the production of textile products
  • plan for implementation of tests on textile materials and processes

Self-management 

  • implement relevant acts and regulations
  • keep the work area clean and tidy at all times
  • monitor work activities and address any quality issues
  • understand impact of own work activities on production outcomes
  • manage own time to meet production targets
  • monitor use of resources
  • develop and implement workplace procedures and instructions
  • apply quality standards to own work
  • take responsibility for production processes

Learning 

  • implement learning activities to enable quality production of textile products
  • assess competencies in meeting job requirements
  • be supportive, assertive and use interpersonal skills
  • listen to and help others
  • identify own training needs and seek skill development if required
  • practice skills to improve outcomes
  • learn about sustainability developments relating to work practice
  • compare work with quality standards and specifications, assess own achievement and identify areas for improvement

Technology 

  • manage the efficient operation of machines and equipment used to produce textile products
  • use information technology
  • work with technology safely and according to workplace standards
  • provide problem solving to machine and equipment operations

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the Diploma of Textile Technology and Production Management, competency must be achieved in thirty-five (35) units of competency.

  • Fourteen (14) core units of competency
  • Twenty-one (21) elective units of competency as specified below.

If Certificate IV has been achieved, an additional 10 units are required to gain the Diploma qualification. All core units listed under the direct entry pathway must also be achieved by those entering via Certificate IV. Any Diploma core units not achieved at Certificate IV must be completed as part of the additional ten (10) units required for the Diploma. Units that have been credited towards lower level qualifications must not be selected in the additional ten (10) unit requirement.

Note: Where prerequisite units apply, these have been noted, and must be considered in the total number of units.

CORE UNITS 

Complete all fourteen (14) units from this list

Unit code 

Unit title 

LMTGN2003B

Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry

LMTGN3002B

Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes

LMTGN4010A

Implement and monitor OH&S in the workplace

LMTGN4011A

Coordinate quality system and procedures

LMTGN4013A

Manage technical processes

LMTGN5002B

Coordinate quality assurance for textile, clothing and footwear products and services

LMTGN5010A

Plan and organise non-routine testing

LMTGN5011A

Develop and test textile clothing and footwear products or processes

LMTTX2001B

Identify fibres, yarns and textile materials and their uses in textile production

LMTTX3001B

Identify quality and types of textile fibres, yarns and fabrics

LMTTX4001A

Interpret and apply textile calculations and specifications

LMTTX4002A

Understand and apply textile science

LMTTX4003A

Perform routine textile testing and analyse results

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Select twenty-one (21) units as specified below.

  • A minimum of four (4) units must be selected from Group A
  • A maximum of four (4) units may be selected from Group C
  • A maximum of six (6) units may be selected from Group D
  • A maximum of six (6) units may be selected from Group E
  • The remainder must be selected from Groups A and B.

GROUP A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTGN5001B

Participate in production planning processes

LMTGN5003B

Work with international textile, clothing and footwear supply chains

LMTGN5004A

Manage installation and commissioning of equipment and systems

LMTGN5007A

Prepare procedures and specifications for Textiles, clothing and footwear operations

LMTGN5008A

Identify opportunities in the textile, clothing and footwear market

LMTGN4019A

LMTTX5001A

Determine textile finishing processes

LMTTX4001A

LMTTX4002A

GROUP B 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTGN4001A

Coordinate or set up machine/s for product change

LMTGN4002A

Participate in product engineering

LMTGN4003A

Install and commission process and machine control programs

LMTGN4005A

Plan and implement production within a work area

LMTGN4006A

Evaluate equipment and systems

LMTGN4008A

Analyse product and determine machine settings

LMTGN4009A

Set and modify machines for product change

LMTGN4012A

Fabricate or machine tooling

LMTGN4014A

Design production tooling

LMTGN4016A

Contribute to the development of products or processes

LMTTX4004A

Select dyes and develop dye specification and recipe for production

LMTTX4005A

Undertake textile colouration and finishing

MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

MEM12024A

Perform computations

MEM13003B

Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials

MEM14004A

Plan to undertake a routine task

MEM14005A

Plan a complete activity

MEM17003A

Assist in the provision of on the job training

PMASUP420B

Minimise environmental impact of process

GROUP C 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTCL2001B

Use a sewing machine

LMTGN2009B

Operate computing technology in a Textile, Clothing and Footwear workplace

LMTGN3001B

Control production in a section of a Textile, Clothing and Footwear enterprise

LMTGN3005B

Plan tasks to assist production operations

LMTGN3006B

Take responsibility for visitors and new employees

LMTGN3009B

Supervise operations in a textiles, clothing and footwear enterprise

LMTLG2006A

Identify materials used in leather goods production

LMTLG3001A

Make a prototype

LMTTF2001A

Despatch products

LMTTF2003A

Package and handle products for despatch

LMTTF2004A

Add reinforcements and attachments

LMTTF2005A

Translate information into measurements or diagrams

LMTTF2006A

Measure and scale geometric shapes

LMTT2005A

LMTTF2007A

Produce patterns for 2D products

LMTTF2008A

Use adhesives

LMTTF2009A

Identify and select canvas and sail materials

LMTTF2010A

Lay out and mark out canvas or sail materials

LMTTF2011A

Cut and shape canvas or sail materials

LMTTF2012A

Stitch by hand

LMTTF2013A

Waterproof canvas products

LMTTF2014A

Weld plastic materials

LMTTF2016A

Install products on and off-site

LMTTF2017A

Cut, bend and shape metal

LMTTF2018A

Use canvas and sail production tools

LMTTF2019A

Inspect canvas or sail product

LMTTF3001A

Identify customer requirements (on site)

LMTTF3002A

Gain customer acceptance of service proposal

LMTTF3003A

Produce patterns for 3D products

LMTTF2007A

LMTTF3004A

Perform advanced welding of plastic materials

LMTTF2014A

LMTTF3005A

Apply lofting skills to sail making

LMTTF3006A

Cut and join sail panels

LMTTN2001B

Set up and operate a dry laid web forming machine

LMTTN2002B

Set up and operate a spun bond web forming machine

LMTTN2003B

Use basic recognition techniques to identify technical and non-woven textiles

LMTTN2004B

Undertake web bonding processes

LMTTN2005B

Undertake web conversion and finishing

LMTTN2006B

Identify purpose and performance outcomes of technical textile product

LMTTN2003B

LMTTN2007B

Conduct technical textile mechanical finishing processes

LMTTN2008B

Conduct heat setting on technical textiles

LMTTN2009B

Apply surface coating to technical textiles

LMTTN2010B

Apply laminations and fusible interlinings to technical textiles

LMTTN2011B

Undertake fibre blending and feeding for nonwoven technical production processes

LMTTX2002B

Prepare yarn for textile manufacturing

LMTTX2003B

Perform spinning operations

LMTTX2004B

Perform tufting operations

LMTTX2005B

Perform creeling operations

LMTTX2006B

Operate a weaving loom

LMTTX2007B

Perform knitting operations

LMTTX2008B

Apply finishing processes to textile production

LMTTX2009B

Weigh and check textile materials and products

LMTTX2010B

Load and operate dyeing equipment

LMTTX2011B

Repair textile product

LMTTX2012B

Perform industrial sewing on textile products

LMTTX2013B

Conduct packaging or folding for textile production

LMTTX2014B

Use specialised machinery to assist textile production

LMTTX2015B

Handle and prepare chemicals, dyes and other substances used in textile production

LMTTX2016B

Perform knotting for weaving operations

LMTTX2017B

Access and use information resources for textile production operations

LMTTX2018B

Restart machine after stoppage

LMTTX2019B

Undertake carding operations

LMTTX3002B

Contribute to textile production process improvements

LMTGN2002B

LMTTX3004B

Set up textile production machines for product change

LMTTX3005B

Organise and interpret tests

LMTTX3006B

Ensure efficient operation of textile machines

LMTTX3007B

Prepare dyes for textile production

LMTTX3008B

Select raw materials

LMTTX3009B

Operate in a complex textile production environment

LMTTX3010B

Monitor textile production processes

LMTTX3011A

Set up, adjust and maintain circular knitting machines

LMTTX3012A

Set up, adjust and maintain flat knitting machines

LMTTX3013A

Set up and adjust spinning machines

LMTTX3014A

Set up, adjust and maintain carding machines

LMTTX3001B

LMTTX3015A

Set up, adjust and maintain tufting machines

LMTTX4002A

LMTTX3016A

Set up, adjust and maintain domestic sewing machines

LMTTX3017A

Set up, adjust and maintain industrial sewing machines

LMTTX3018A

Undertake electronic fault finding on textile machinery

LMTTX3019A

Identify and correct mechanical faults in loom and other weaving equipment

LMTTX3020A

Identify and correct weaving process faults

LMTTX3021A

Apply knowledge of weaving processes to production requirements

LMTTX3022A

Set up and operate weaving loom for production

GROUP D 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MSS402010A

Manage the impact of change on own work

MSS403010A

Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices

MSS402001A

Apply competitive systems and practices

MSS402002A

Sustain process improvements

MSS403001A

Implement competitive systems and practices

MSS403002A

Ensure process improvements are sustained

MSS402020A

Apply quick changeover procedures

MSS402021A

Apply Just in Time procedures

MSS402030A

Apply cost factors to work practices

MSS402031A

Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements

MSS402040A

Apply 5S procedures

MSS402050A

Monitor process capability

MSS402060A

Use planning software systems in operations

MSS402061A

Use SCADA systems in operations

MSACMT270A

Use sustainable energy practices

MSS402080A

Undertake root cause analysis

MSS402081A

Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy

MSS403021A

Facilitate a Just in Time system

MSS403030A

Improve cost factors in work practices

MSS403032A

Analyse manual handling processes

MSS403040A

Facilitate and improve implementation of 5S

MSS404050A

Undertake process capability improvements

MSS404052A

MSS403051A

Mistake proof an operational process

MSS404052A

Apply statistics to operational processes

MSS404060A

Facilitate the use of planning software systems in a work area or team

MSS404061A

Facilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work area

MSS404081A

Undertake proactive maintenance analyses

MSS404082A

Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy

MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

GROUP E 

Other Textile Technology and Product Management units that are available at Certificates IV (maximum 1), V (maximum 6) and VI (maximum 1)

Other TCF Training Package units that are available at Certificates IV (maximum 1), V (maximum 6) and VI (maximum 1)

Units from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses at Certificates IV (maximum 1), V (maximum 6) and VI (maximum 1)

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