20 credits at level HE5
This module is designed for independent, work-based, learning. At the start of the module, students will individually negotiate their own learning contract. Students will be directed to appropriate learning resource materials covering the syllabus content of the module. Appropriate additional readings, case study work and exercises will be recommended to students in order to help them to explore and apply the syllabus content.
The module will be assessed by means of a portfolio of evidence designed to demonstrate the students fulfilment of an individually negotiated learning contract for the module. The learning contract will detail the specific ways in which the student will demonstrate their fulfilment of the learning outcomes for the module.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Demonstrate awareness of a wide range of fundamental footwear knowledge relevant to quality assurance and product development.||
- Select appropriate information from prior studies of footwear materials and processes.
- Apply prior knowledge of footwear materials and methods of manufacture.
|2.||Demonstrate specific knowledge related to a footwear product or process.||
- Select a suitable product or process.
- Identify appropriate information relevant to the selected product or process.
- Incorporate the information into a report in a logical sequence.
|3.||Demonstrate skills related to the working environment.||
- Select a suitable product or process from those dealt with by the employer.
- Explain the relevance of the selected information to the selected product or process.
|4.||Demonstrate understanding of their role within an organisation.||
- Describe their job function within the organisation
- Describe the relationship between their job and the achievement of quality of product or service provided by the employer.
|5.||Demonstrate the ability to carry out a practical investigation.||
- Identify any safety and environmental issues related to quality assurance and product development.
- Select appropriate apparatus.
- Follow a standard practical procedure.
- Obtain accurate and reproducible results.
- Calculate a final result from test data.
- Interpret the results obtained.
|6.||Demonstrate the ability to retrieve relevant information from various sources.||
- Identify suitable sources of information.
- Use various sources to find suitable information.
|7.||Demonstrate the ability to disseminate information.||
- Use a variety of methods to present information in written form.
- Use appropriate graphical presentation of information.
- Make use of samples if appropriate
- Present information in a logical sequence.
- Present information lucidly.
- Performs calculations of results of routine quality tests.
- Selects an appropriate statistical technique.
- Uses the selected statistical technique to make a decision or prediction related to quality.
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
No restrictions apply.
J Korn (1953) Boot and Shoe Production. Pitman.
J Thornton (1953) Textbook of Footwear Manufacture. The National Trade press.
J Thornton (1955) Textbook of Footwear Materials. The National Trade press.
Clarks Ltd: Training Dept. (1989) Manual of Shoemaking. Clarks Ltd.
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