Qualification details

LMT40307 - Certificate IV in Clothing 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Superseded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Is superseded by and equivalent to MST40216 - Certificate IV in Clothing ProductionSupersedes and is equivalent to LMT40307 Certificate IV in Clothing Production 03/Jul/2016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
LMTCL2002B - Provide hand sewing and finishing supportProvide hand sewing and finishing support N/A
LMTCL2003B - Identify fibres and fabricsIdentify fibres and fabrics N/A
LMTCL2004B - Sew componentsSew components N/A
LMTCL2005B - Use specialised machinery or processes to assist assembly productionUse specialised machinery or processes to assist assembly production N/A
LMTCL2006B - Press workPress work N/A
LMTCL2007B - Lay up, mark and cut uncomplicated fabrics and laysLay up, mark and cut uncomplicated fabrics and lays N/A
LMTCL2008B - Finish garment productionFinish garment production N/A
LMTCL2009B - Despatch workDespatch work N/A
LMTCL2010B - Modify patterns to create basic stylesModify patterns to create basic styles N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 393200 Clothing Trades Workers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4941-11 General Clothing Tradesperson 
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 Clothing Production 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Clothing Product Development Assistant,Clothing Patternmaker,Tailor,Sample Machinist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 393200 Clothing Trades Workers 23/Oct/2008 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4941-11 General Clothing Tradesperson 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 Clothing Production covers occupations such as supervisory roles in a production environment, pattern makers and sample machinists. It allows for a multi-skilled approach to clothing production and provides a basis for career progression to higher skills at the Diploma level in the Fashion Design and Technology area.

Application 

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

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

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

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMT30507 Certificate III in Clothing Production or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include LMT50307 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology or other relevant manufacturing or management 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 Clothing Production 

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

  • work with the client, designer or patternmaker to determine clothing design and production needs
  • complete detailed documentation on design specifications and production requirements
  • interpret design and patternmaking specifications, terminology and symbols
  • give and receive feedback during development of design
  • take, calculate and document measurements
  • establish effective working relationships with colleagues
  • access and apply information on clothing design and construction
  • discuss production requirements with relevant personnel
  • understand personal requirements of relevant industry and workplace standards, regulations and policies

Teamwork 

  • explain and implement work team reporting requirements
  • work with others in the business to meet business targets
  • provide feedback to improve overall team performance
  • work closely and effectively with designers and patternmakers to develop direction for design production
  • undertake appropriate and effective communication with team members
  • support others to meet targets
  • work cooperatively to produce clothing to client and enterprise standards
  • participate in sustainability improvements

Problem-solving 

  • identify risks and implement risk control measures for enterprise processes
  • identify and address problems and issues relating to clothing patterns and specifications
  • identify and act on environmental hazards
  • provide problem solving support to others
  • use problem solving techniques to determine clothing requirements
  • assess quality of materials before using in clothing items
  • use a range of problem solving strategies to address potential and actual problems

Initiative and enterprise 

  • look for opportunities to improve outcomes and reduce costs for client and enterprise
  • contribute to business development ideas
  • identify non-conformances to standards and take appropriate action
  • identify opportunities for improvements in environmental performance
  • monitor and adjust activity in response to operational variations
  • monitor information and records to identify trends that may require remedial action
  • develop and promote continuous improvement

Planning and organising 

  • plan development of pattern or clothing products
  • plan activity to meet business and client needs
  • organise work area to maximise efficiency
  • plan to meet resource requirements
  • monitor equipment condition and performance

Self-management 

  • manage work to meet business targets
  • maintain currency of information relating to work
  • keep the work area clean and tidy at all times
  • conduct regular housekeeping activities
  • monitor own work against quality standards
  • understand own work activities and responsibilities
  • identify and apply safety procedures, including the use of protective equipment
  • manage work load priorities
  • monitor use of resources

Learning 

  • recognise limits of own expertise
  • assess competencies in meeting job requirements
  • identify own skill requirements and seek skill development if required
  • develop new skills to meet business and client needs
  • learn about sustainability developments relating to work practice

Technology 

  • ensure correct and safe use of machines, tools and equipment in the enterprise
  • perform minor maintenance on machinery and identify and act on requirements for further maintenance
  • work with technology safely and according to workplace standards
  • handle and use clothing materials correctly and safely

Packaging Rules

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

  • Nine (9) core units of competency
  • Sixteen (16) elective units of competency as specified below.

If Certificate III has been achieved, an additional seven (7) units are required according to the rules described. Units that have been credited towards lower level qualifications must not be selected in the additional seven (7) 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 nine (9) units from this list

Unit code 

Unit title 

LMTCL2003B

Identify fibres and fabrics

LMTCL2011B

Draw and interpret a basic sketch

LMTCL3001B

Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

LMTFD2005B

Identify design process for fashion designs

LMTFD4006B

Interact and network with fashion industry participants

LMTGN2002B

Apply quality standards

LMTGN2003B

Work in the textiles, clothing and footwear industry

LMTGN4010A

Implement and monitor OH&S in the workplace

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Select sixteen (16) units as specified below.

  • A minimum of two (2) units must be selected from Group A
  • A minimum of one (1) unit must 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, B 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 

LMTCL4001A

Perform sample machining of bespoke garments

LMTCL3002B

LMTCL4002A

Assemble and fit commercially tailored or bespoke garments

LMTCL4003A

Measure, lay-up and cut commercially tailored garments

LMTCL4004A

Determine and perform garment maintenance repair

GROUP B 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTCL4001A

Perform sample machining of bespoke garments

LMTCL3002B

LMTCL4002A

Assemble and fit commercially tailored or bespoke garments

LMTCL4003A

Measure, lay-up and cut commercially tailored garments

LMTCL4004A

Determine and perform garment maintenance repair

LMTFD4002B

Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design development

LMTCL2003B

LMTFD2005B

LMTFD4003B

Assist in the preparation of preliminary design concepts

LMTFD4007B

Conduct quality assurance for patterns

LMTFD4008B

Construct stock size block for garment to meet size and fit specifications

LMTFD4009B

Create and edit digital embroidery designs

LMTCL2003B

LMTFD4010B

Create pattern to meet design specifications applying advanced pattern making principles

LMTCL3009B

LMTFD4011B

Cut fabrics for prototype designs

LMTFD4012B

Develop product specifications for fashion designs

LMTFD3004B

LMTFD4013B

Grade 2D patterns

LMTFD4015B

Create pattern from block to meet customer specifications

LMTCL3009B

LMTFD4016B

Sew design prototypes

LMTFD4017B

Source materials and resources for production of fashion design

LMTFD4018B

Use and apply sizing systems appropriate for fashion design

LMTFD4020B

Use electronic fashion design tools

LMTFD4021B

Drape fabrics to make patterns

LMTGN4001A

Coordinate or set up machine/s for product change

LMTGN4003A

Install and commission process and machine control programs

LMTGN4005A

Plan and implement production within a work area

GROUP C 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTCL2001B

Use a sewing machine

LMTCL2002B

Provide hand sewing and finishing support

LMTCL2004B

Sew components

LMTCL2001B

LMTCL2005B

Use specialised machinery or processes to assist assembly production

LMTCL2006B

Press work

LMTCL2007B

Lay up, mark and cut uncomplicated fabrics and lays

LMTCL2008B

Finish garment production

LMTCL2003B

LMTCL2009B

Despatch work

LMTCL2010B

Modify patterns to create basic styles

LMTCL2011B

Draw and interpret a basic sketch

LMTCL2012B

Organise and plan own work in a home-based production environment

LMTCL2013B

Block and shape headwear by machine

LMTCL2014B

Pack, store, handle or despatch headwear

LMTCL2015B

Finish headwear

LMTCL2016B

Trim headwear

LMTCL2017B

Access and use information resources for clothing production operations

LMTCL2018B

Perform basic maintenance of headwear

LMTCL3001B

Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

LMTCL2003B

LMTCL3002B

Prepare and produce sewn garment

LMTCL2001B

LMTCL3003B

Perform garment repairs and alterations

LMTCL2001B

LMTCL2003B

LMTCL2004B

LMTCL3004B

Press whole garments

LMTCL2006B

LMTCL3005B

Lay up and cut complicated fabrics and lays

LMTCL2007B

LMTCL3006B

Assemble bra or swimwear

LMTCL2001B

LMTCL2003B

LMTCL2004B

LMTCL3007B

Embellish garment by hand or machine

LMTCL2001B

LMTCL2003B

LMTCL2005B

LMTCL3008B

Set and produce digital embroidery

LMTCL3009B

Develop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principles

LMTCL3010B

Sew woven and stretch knit garments

LMTCL2001B

LMTCL2003B

LMTCL2004B

LMTCL3011B

Contribute to garment production process improvements

LMTGN2002B

LMTCL3012B

Make marker for complicated fabrics and lays

LMTCL2007B

LMTCL3013B

Interpret patterns and apply pattern information

LMTCL3014B

Interact and communicate with garment production personnel

LMTFD2005B

Identify design process for fashion designs

LMTFD3003B

Prepare design concept for a simple garment

LMTCL2011B

LMTFD2005B

LMTFD3004B

Draw a trade drawing for fashion design

LMTFD5002B

Develop and test patterns for bras and swimwear

LMTCL2004B

LMTCL3009B

LMTFD5003B

Analyse fit model

LMTFD5012B

Perform contour draping

LMTFD4021B

LMTFD5014B

Construct complex blocks for fashion garments

LMTFD4008B

LMTFD5015B

Develop patterns for complex fashion garments

LMTCL3009B

LMTFD4010B

LMTFD4015B

LMTFD5016B

Grade shaped patterns

LMTFD4013B

LMTFD5018B

Determine and specify advanced construction processes

LMTFD5019B

Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations

LMTCL3009B

LMTGN2004B

Work in a team environment

LMTGN2005B

Perform minor maintenance

LMTGN2006B

Perform test or inspection to check product quality

LMTGN2007B

Select, transfer and remove materials and products

LMTGN2008B

Coordinate work of team or section

LMTGN2009B

Operate computing technology in a textiles, clothing and footwear workplace

LMTGN2010B

Perform tasks to support production

LMTGN3001B

Control production in a section of a textiles, clothing and footwear enterprise

LMTGN3002B

Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes

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 Clothing 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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