Product Knowledge Workshops in Textiles

Duration

6 hours

Mode

Face-to-face

Location

Brunswick Campus

Cost

$390

Next Intake

To be determined

Overview

RMIT is again presenting its highly acclaimed Product Knowledge Workshops in Textiles. This has been specifically designed for current and newly appointed TCF staff wishing to improve their technical knowledge and gain a wider appreciation of the many facets of the total 'textile pipeline' from fibres to fashion.

Course content

  • Day 1 - Textile Fibres Yarn Technology
  • Day 2 - Knitted and Woven Fabrics
  • Day 3 - Garment Technology
  • Day 4 - Colour Science, Dyeing, Printing and Fabric Finishing
  • Day 5 - Care Labelling, Testing/Fastness and Specifications

Timetable

There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

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Prerequisites

No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for this introductory course.

Materials supplied

Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Materials to bring

Pen/pencil and notebook.

Suited to

These workshops are tailored for Textile, Clothing and Fashion (TCF) personnel such as:

  • Current employees with merchandising, colour, fashion design skills, requiring a technical understanding communication skills to source a specific style, quality or production technique in a proposed garment range.
  • Current employees wishing to broaden their knowledge and understanding of the many facets of the total textile pipeline.
  • People wanting to enter, or engage with, TCF industry.
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    Outcome

    Students will understand knit and weave processes, fabrics, properties and qualities, wear performance and assessment methods. They will learn basic principles of colouration of textile materials either by dyeing or printing, heat transfer and digital printing, and hands-on textile testing and analysis of physical and colourfastness properties. They will be able to communicate with suppliers to describe various garment construction processes with the appropiate terminology.
    Upon finishing the course you will receive a RMIT Certificate of Completion. You can use this as a record to demonstrate the outcomes covered in the course.

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