Demonstrate knowledge of consumable materials and equipment on a typical production line.
. Identify the main features of a sewing machine needle.
. Identify needs for different types of sewing machines, for example, lockstitch, overlocker, button sew, blind hem.
. Select the correct needle size and type for a range of different fabrics.
. List the threads commonly used in the industry.
. Outline the procedure for monitoring and replacing consumables.
Demonstrate understanding of general stitch formation and their defects.
(MSP 1 105.2c)
(MT 1 3.1b)
. Identify the stitch formations produced by various industrial sewing machines.
. Identify stitch defects and take actions necessary to correct them.
Demonstrate knowledge of line production activities.
. Outline a typical line of production in assembly sequence, of a given garment.
. Identify how production work is introduced for a given garment.
Demonstrate knowledge of quality control procedures and provide support to others.
. Describe various quality control inspection procedures.
. Identify stages during assembly where quality control procedures should be put in place.
. Outline the monitoring procedure for checking progress.
. Outline a situation where support is given to rectify a quality problem.
Demonstrate an understanding of the method and procedures used for carrying out operational instructions from start to finish.
. Identify individuals and methods for receiving operating instructions.
. List the sequence for implementing instructions.
. Identify the procedure for establishing correct trimmings and their introduction to the production line.
. Explain the method of internal transportation of cut garments.
. Describe end of line procedure for finished goods, for example, storage, transportation, next process.