40 credits at level HE4
1) To provide an introductory insight into the range of manufacturing options available for the manufacture of a fashion product.
2) To enable the student to describe and explain in broad general outline the principal methods of production from fibre to garment.
3) To develop an understanding of the fundamental structure and operation of the supply chain in the fashion sector.
4) To demonstrate how different functions in the manufacturing chain are combined to enable the production of a fashion product.
5) To introduce the concept of quality assurance.
6) To develop an appreciation of the range of properties which textile materials and products should possess in order to satisfy the customer and in order to be effectively involved in product development.
7) To give an appreciation of the link between the properties of fibres, yarns, fabrics and finishes.
8) To provide an appreciation of the scientific principles on which standard quality control procedures are based.
9) To introduce some of the factors which influence the measured properties of textile materials.
10) To introduce fashion design and principles of clothing manufacture
Practical exercises/ demonstrations 45hours
Self study 295 hours
Total student learning time: 400 hours
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Demonstrate a broad general knowledge of the critical stages in textile manufacturing processes commencing at raw fibre and ending at finished product.||Be able to describe the principal processes available for the manufacture of textile fibres, yarns and fabrics and the finishing and construction processes available to convert them into consumable textile products.|
|2.||Demonstrate an understanding of the interaction between customers and suppliers and the benefits arising from collaboration within the supply chain||Identify the participants within the supply chain for a selected fashion/textile product|
|3.||Demonstrate familiarity with the scope, range and versatility of textile and clothing manufacturing processes to produce Fashion products||Explore how process sequencing can be manipulated to generate finished textile fabrics for different end-uses.|
|4.||Demonstrate awareness of a wide range of fundamental textile knowledge relevant to quality assurance and product development.||
- Select appropriate information from prior studies of product development, quality assurance and textile manufacture.
- Apply prior knowledge of product development, quality assurance and textile manufacture.
|5.||Demonstrate awareness of specific quality knowledge related to a textile/fashion products and or process.
- Select a suitable product or process.
- Identify appropriate information relevant to the selected product/process.
- Incorporate the information into a report in a logical sequence.
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Analysis of fashion products||Processing routes||Deconstruction of garments and development of quality specifications for garments.|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
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British Standard and American Society for Testing and Materials standard test procedures and specifications.
|Host Subject Group:||Textiles|
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