Qualification details

LMT20207 - Certificate II in Textile Production (Complex or Multiple Processes) (Release 2)


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

Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by MST20216 - Certificate II in TCF Production OperationsSupersedes LMT20207 Certificate II in Textile Production (Complex or Multiple Processes); LMT21007 Certificate II in Footwear Production (Complex or Multiple Processes); LMT20707Certificate II in Clothing Production (Complex or Multiple Processes); LMT21607Certificate II in Technical Textiles and Non-wovens; LMT20507Certificate II in Textile Fabrication. Not equivalent. 03/Jul/2016

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
LMTEW2001A - Blend and open greasy woolBlend and open greasy wool N/A
LMTEW2002A - Press and dump woolPress and dump wool N/A
LMTEW2004A - Perform wool combingPerform wool combing N/A
LMTEW2005A - Perform wool preparation using gilling machinesPerform wool preparation using gilling machines N/A
LMTEW2006A - Perform wool finishingPerform wool finishing N/A
LMTEW2007A - Perform wool pressing operationsPerform wool pressing operations N/A
LMTEW2008A - Perform wool backwash processPerform wool backwash process N/A
LMTEW2009A - Perform wool scouringPerform wool scouring N/A
LMTEW2010A - Perform wool carbonisingPerform wool carbonising N/A
LMTEW2011A - Perform wool superwashPerform wool superwash N/A
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 711700 Textile And Footwear Production MacHine Operators 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7212-79 Textile And Footwear Production MacHine Operators Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Textiles 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Textiles Production Operator,Loom Fixer,Textiles Operator and Dispatcher,Wool Processor Operator 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 711700 Textile And Footwear Production MacHine Operators 23/Oct/2008 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7212-79 Textile And Footwear Production MacHine Operators Nec 23/Oct/2008 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 23/Oct/2008 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 28/Jul/2010 
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Modification History

Release 2 - imported units updated to current versions, outcomes equivalent.


Job roles /employment outcomes 

Certificate II in Textile Production (Complex or Multiple Processes) reflects vocational outcomes for those performing a limited range of technical and operational tasks within a textile production or early stage wool processing environment. Some multi-skilled roles can be accommodated in this qualification.


This qualification is typically used to develop skill and knowledge in the operations of textile production or early stage wool processing enterprises. Work is generally supervised.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Direct entry into this qualification requires completion of a total of twelve (12) units according to the rules described below.

Units that have been achieved through completion of the LMT11107 Certificate I in Textiles Clothing and Footwear may be credited towards the Certificate II when they are also included in the unit lists for this qualification.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include LMT30107 Certificate III in Textile Production, LMT31909 Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanic or other relevant manufacturing qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing considerations 

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 Summary  - Certificate II in Textile Production  (Complex or Multiple Processes )

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the Textile 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 :


  • complete written documentation and job tickets
  • use communication technologies efficiently
  • demonstrate effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills
  • interpret and apply workplace procedures and instructions
  • share workplace information
  • communicate information about problems with textile production work
  • read and understand job specifications
  • communicate information relating to OHS


  • work independently and as part of a team
  • provide support to others in the work area
  • identify performance required to meet customer needs in own work and/or team
  • identify own role and responsibility within a team


  • identify and report any workplace hazards
  • identify textile production problems and make contributions to their solution
  • apply knowledge of materials, product purpose and processes to operations
  • check machine performance and identify signs of faulty operations
  • use material and process knowledge to solve problems
  • monitor workplace activities and identify and report faults or problems
  • recognise hazards and follow appropriate hazard control measures
  • identify and report potential environmental hazards

Initiative and enterprise 

  • provide feedback on procedures and processes
  • gather and interpret information
  • ask questions regarding requirements and expectations
  • make suggestions for continuous improvement
  • inspect quality of production on an ongoing basis
  • record basic information on the quality and other indicators of production performance

Planning and organising 

  • plan work activities
  • monitor production and work load priorities
  • select appropriate tools
  • identify requirements for materials, quality and production
  • identify and monitor resource use in own work
  • direct items to the correct area for further processing
  • identify and use relevant personal protective equipment
  • organise work area to maintain housekeeping standards


  • plan to meet own work requirements
  • keep the work area clean and tidy at all times
  • conduct regular housekeeping activities
  • interpret data and information as required by own job
  • monitor own work
  • understand own work activities
  • identify personal responsibilities
  • accept responsibility for quality of own work
  • conduct work in a manner which minimises waste
  • follow OHS practices during the production and manufacturing of textile production products


  • assess own competencies in meeting job requirements
  • listen to feedback and advice of supervisors
  • identify own skill requirements and seek skill development if required
  • attend training or skill development activities
  • ask questions to expand own knowledge


  • use appropriate tools, machines and equipment safely and effectively
  • use machinery to meet productivity requirements
  • perform minor maintenance on machinery in accordance with workplace practice
  • use manual handling technologies in the workplace
  • set up and adjust tools and equipment

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the Certificate II in Textile Production (Complex or Multiple Processes) competency must be achieved in thirteen (13) units of competency.

  • Four (4) core units of competency
  • Nine (9) elective units of competency as specified below.

If Certificate II in Textile Production (Intermediate) has been achieved, an additional two (2) units are required to complete this qualification. Units that have been credited towards lower level qualifications must not be selected in the additional two (2) unit requirement. A minimum of one (1) of these two (2) units must be selected from Group A elective units.

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


Complete all four (4) units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 


Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures


Apply quality standards


Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry


Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


Select nine (9) units as specified below.

  • A minimum of two (2) units must be selected from Group A When this qualification is applied for a textile production context, the two (2) units must be selected from Group A units coded TX When this qualification is applied for an early stage wool context, the two (2) units must be selected from Group A units coded EW
  • A maximum of one (1) unit may be selected from Group C
  • A maximum of two (2) units may be selected from Group D
  • The remainder must be selected from Groups A and B.


Unit code 

Unit title 



Blend and open greasy wool


Press and dump wool


Perform wool combing


Perform wool preparation using gilling machinery


Perform wool finishing


Perform wool pressing operations


Perform wool backwash process


Perform wool scouring


Perform wool carbonising


Perform wool superwash


Perform tests to check wool quality


Perform wool grease recovery and monitor waste disposal


Perform machine setting and operational maintenance


Perform wool store operations


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


Prepare yarn for textile manufacturing


Perform spinning operations


Perform tufting operations


Perform creeling operations


Operate a weaving loom


Perform knitting operations


Apply finishing processes to textile production


Weigh and check textile materials and products


Load and operate dyeing equipment


Repair textile product


Perform industrial sewing on textile products


Conduct packaging or folding for textile production


Use specialised machinery to assist textile production


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


Perform knotting for weaving operations


Access and use information resources for textile production operations


Restart machine after stoppage


Undertake carding operations


Unit code 

Unit title 



Work in a team environment


Perform minor maintenance


Perform test or inspection to check product quality


Select, transfer and remove materials and products


Coordinate work of team or section


Operate computing technology in a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear workplace


Perform tasks to support production


Operate mobile load shifting equipment


Unit code 

Unit title 



Manage the impact of change on own work


Apply competitive systems and practices


Sustain process improvements


Apply quick changeover procedures


Apply Just in Time procedures


Apply cost factors to work practices


Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements


Apply 5S procedures


Monitor process capability


Use planning software systems in operations


Use SCADA systems in operations


Use sustainable energy practices


Undertake root cause analysis


Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy


Other Textile Production units that are available at Certificates II (maximum 2 units) and III (maximum 1 unit)

Other TCF Training Package units that are available at Certificates II (maximum 2 units) and III (maximum 1 unit)

Units from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses that are available at Certificates I (maximum 1 unit), II (maximum 2 units) and III (maximum 1 unit)

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