Qualification details

LMT40107 - Certificate IV in Textile Technology and Production (Release 2)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to MST40116 - Certificate IV in Textile Design, Development and ProductionLMT40107 Certificate IV in Textile Technology and Production; LMT41107 Certificate IV in Textile Design and Development. 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
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 7212-01 Supervisor, Textile And Footwear Production MacHine Operators 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Leather Production,Textiles 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Leather Technologist,Hide, Skin and Leather Supervisor,Hide, Skin and Leather Technologist,Textiles Shift Supervisor,Textiles Technician,Dyehouse Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 393000 Textile, Clothing And Footwear Trades Workers 23/Oct/2008 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7212-01 Supervisor, Textile And Footwear Production MacHine Operators 23/Oct/2008 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 23/Oct/2008 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 28/Jul/2010 
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Modification History

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

Description

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Certificate IV in Textile Technology and Production covers occupations such as those in technical support or production management roles within the textiles industry, with functions such as product design assistance, computer aided design and manufacturing technologies, colour coordination, production planning, quality control, technical support and problem solving. This qualification also covers a broad range of skilled applications, including evaluation and analysis of current practices, development of new criteria and procedures for performing current practice and provision of leadership and guidance to others.

Application 

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

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Direct entry into this qualification requires completion of a total of twenty-five (25) units of competency according to the rules described below.

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

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include LMT50407 Diploma of Textile Technology and Production Management, MSA51108 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  - Certificate IV in Textile Technology and Production 

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 

  • complete workplace documentation and records
  • use communication technologies efficiently
  • develop work instructions, specifications and procedures for production
  • demonstrate effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with people from nesb
  • communicate with all team members
  • demonstrate effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with clients
  • use most appropriate communication method given priority, cost and customer facilities
  • access, interpret and apply technical information
  • interpret and apply textile calculations and specifications
  • interpret production data

Teamwork 

  • work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race or religion
  • liaise with and provide support to other team members
  • work as part of a team
  • identify and manage performance required to meet customer needs in own work and team
  • manage technical processes and provide problem solving support to others
  • participate in sustainability improvements

Problem-solving 

  • investigate problem causes
  • identify, rectify or report potential difficulties associated with manufacture of products or provision of services
  • identify and act on environmental hazards
  • use material and process knowledge to solve problems
  • identify hazards and implement control measures
  • determine production requirements
  • apply information on textile sciences to determine solutions to production or design problems
  • conduct tests and analyse results to determine and assess production requirements

Initiative and enterprise 

  • seek feedback on products, processes and procedures
  • gather and analyse information and apply to production processes
  • record information on the quality and other indicators of products
  • determine types and quantities of materials required for manufacture
  • support achievement of efficient production processes
  • determine and act on situations requiring further information or problem solving
  • identify opportunities for improvements to environmental performance

Planning and organising 

  • identify hazards and implement appropriate hazard control measures
  • demonstrate time management skills
  • source and prepare materials and resources for production
  • identify and rectify stock shortages in advance
  • sequence work to maximise safety and productivity
  • interpret production requirements for textile designs

Self-management 

  • interpret and apply relevant acts and regulations
  • keep the work area clean and tidy at all times
  • monitor own work and work of team and identify and act on any quality issues
  • monitor use of resources
  • understand own work activities
  • manage own time to meet deadlines
  • implement workplace procedures and instructions

Learning 

  • implement learning activities as appropriate to ensure achievement of specified production requirements
  • assess competencies in meeting job requirements
  • be supportive, assertive and use interpersonal skills
  • identify own training needs and seek skill development if required
  • learn about sustainability developments relating to work practice
  • gather feedback to own work to assess effectiveness in meeting objectives and integrate information into own practice

Technology 

  • ensure textile production equipment is operated and maintained efficiently and according to workplace standards
  • use computer software applications effectively
  • work with technology safely and according to workplace standards
  • help others use textile technology efficiently and safely
  • use testing technology

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the Certificate IV in Textile Technology and Production, competency must be achieved in twenty-five (25) units of competency.

  • Eleven (11) core units of competency
  • Fourteen (14) elective units of competency as specified below.

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

CORE UNITS 

Complete all eleven (11) 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

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 fourteen (14) 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 B
  • A maximum of four (4) units may be selected from Group D
  • A maximum of four (4) units may be selected from Group E
  • The remainder must be selected from Groups A and C.

NOTE: Competitive Manufacturing Training Package units, identified in Group D as MSACM coded units, should be selected on the basis of work requirements. Those at Certificate II level (units in the 200 series) are appropriate for operators. MSACM units for those in Certificate III level positions such as team leaders should be selected from both the 200 series and the 400 series.

GROUP A 

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

LMTTX4002A

GROUP B 

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

LMTTF2005A

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 product

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 nonwoven 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 C 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

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 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

MSS402060A

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 Production units that are available at Certificates IV (maximum 4) or V (maximum 1)

Other TCF Training Package units that are available at Certificates III (maximum 1), IV (maximum 4) and V (maximum 1)

Units from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses at Certificates III (maximum 1), IV (maximum 4) and V (maximum 1)

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