Domain - Knitting Industry Technology

Domain - Knitting Industry Technology

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Level 3

Describe the production and characteristics of yarns produced on staple fibre spinning systems
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4842 Unit Standard 14 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel in the textile industry and personnel in other industries that deal with or are impacted on by spun yarns of any types. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the processes of draft and twist-insertion into a continuous sliver of fibres; describe wool preparing and spinning systems; describe cotton spinning systems; describe the processes by which single yarns are prepared for end-use applications; and demonstrate knowledge of the preparation, spinning, and properties of linen yarns.

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Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Explain the impact of cut, make, and trim processes to the production of knitwear panels
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4854 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel in the flat bed and circular garment-length sectors of the knitting industry, and for personnel in other industries or occupations who are involved in the use of garment-length panels. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the processes of laying-up and cutting of knitted outerwear from garment-length panels; the sewing processes, the seams, and the properties of the seams used in the assembly of garments from garment-length panels; the finishing processes applied to garments made from garment-length panels; and the required alterations made to knitting machines arising out of the garment-assembly operations applied to knitwear made from garment-length panels.

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Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Explain the impact of making-up processes to the production of fashioned knitwear panels
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4855 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel in the full-fashioned and flat bed sectors of the knitting industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the processes used in preparing fashioned panels for garment-assembly; the sewing processes, the seams, and the properties of the seams used in the assembly of garments from fashioned panels; the finishing processes applied to full-fashioned garments after assembly; and the required alterations made to knitting machines arising out of the making-up processes applied to fashioned knitwear panels.

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Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Demonstrate knowledge of industrial machine knitting

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5011 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for personnel in any of the sectors of the knitting industry and for personnel in other industries and occupations that have an involvement, in some form, with the technology of the textile industry and the production of the knitting industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the formations of knitted constructions; describe the range of processes and machines by which knitted fabrics and goods are made; and describe the properties and characteristics of knitted fabrics.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 30 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Classify textile fibres and describe the features of natural fibres relative to their textile uses
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4840 Unit Standard 21 Credits

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This unit standard is for personnel in the textile industry and personnel in industries that deal with or are impacted on by natural fibres of any types. People credited with this unit standard are able to: classify the range of textile fibres by generic type, and source, or other parameters; describe the characteristics and properties of the principal animal fibres in terms of their textile use; describe the characteristics and properties of the principal vegetable fibres in terms of their textile use; and identify natural fibres.

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Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Describe the production of manufactured fibres and their features relative to their textile use
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4841 Unit Standard 28 Credits

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This unit standard is for personnel in the textile industry and personnel in industries that deal with or are impacted on by manufactured fibres of any types. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the processes involved in the production of manufactured fibres; describe the properties of the principal manufactured fibres in terms of their textile use; describe the principles by which altered characteristics and properties are engineered into manufactured fibres in terms of their effects on relevant fibres; describe the altered properties of yarns produced from blends of fibres in which specific manufactured fibres are components of the blends; describe the basic characteristics, properties, and manufacturing processes of industrial manufactured fibres; and research and use methods for identifying individual fibres.

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Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Explain the impact of colouration and finishing processes to the production of warp-knitted fabrics
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4844 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel in warp-knitting. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the pre-treatment and dyeing of warp-knitted fabrics; the finishes and finishing processes applicable to warp-knitted fabrics; and the required alterations made to warp-knitting machines arising out of colouration and finishing processes applied to the fabrics.

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Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Explain the impact of dyeing and finishing on the production of socks
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4845 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel associated with sock manufacture. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the dyeing of socks; the dyeing of yarns used as raw materials in sock manufacture; the finishing processes applied to socks; and the required alterations made to sock machines arising out of dyeing and finishing of socks, and/or the yarns used in their knitting.

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Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Explain the impact of colouration and finishing to the production of full-length hosiery
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4846 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel associated with full-length hosiery manufacture. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the dyeing of full-length hosiery; the finishing processes applied to full-length hosiery; and the required alterations made to full-length hosiery machines arising out of the dyeing and finishing of full-length hosiery.

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Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Explain the impact of colouration and finishing processes to the production of circular piecegoods fabrics
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4847 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel associated with the production of circular piecegoods fabrics for apparel use. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the wet processing of circular piecegoods fabrics; the dyeing of yarns used as raw materials in circular piecegoods fabric production; the finishes and finishing processes applicable to circular piecegoods fabrics; and the required alterations made to circular piecegoods machines arising out of the colouration and finishing processes applied to the fabrics.

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Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Explain the impact of colouration and finishing to the production of knitwear
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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4848 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel associated with the production of knitwear. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the finishing applied to knitwear panels and garments knitted from dyed yarns; the dyeing of yarns used as raw materials in knitwear production; the dyeing of knitwear panels and garments knitted from undyed yarns; the finishes and finishing processes applicable to knitwear fabrics; and the required alterations made to knitwear knitting machines arising out of the colouration and/or finishing processes applied to the yarns used or the knitted production.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Explain the impact of cutting and sewing processes to the production of warp-knitting machines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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4849 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel in the knitting industry associated with the production of warp-knitted fabrics, both tricot and Raschel. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the processes used in the preparation for cutting and the cutting of warp-knitted fabrics; the sewing processes, the seams, and the properties of the seams used in the assembly of warp-knitted fabrics; the finishing processes and ornamentation processes applied to specified products made from warp-knitted fabrics; and the required alterations made to knitting machines arising out of the garment-assembly operations applied to warp-knitted fabrics.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Explain the impact of sewing processes to the production of sock machines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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4850 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel in the knitting industry associated with the production of socks. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the sewing processes used in the toe-closing of half-hose; the nature and properties of the seams used in the toe-closing of half-hose; the finishing operations applied to half-hose; and the required alterations made to knitting machines arising out of the seaming operations applied to half-hose.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Explain the impact of sewing processes to the production of full-length hosiery machines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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4851 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel in the knitting industry associated with the production of full-length hosiery. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the processes used in the sewing operations of full-length hosiery production; the machines used in the sewing operations of full-length hosiery production; the finishing operations applied to full-length hosiery; and the required alterations made to knitting machines arising out of the seaming operations applied to full-length hosiery.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Explain the impact of making-up processes to the production of circular piecegoods machines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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4852 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel in the knitting industry associated with the production of circular piecegoods fabrics. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the processes used in the preparation for cutting and cutting of circular piecegoods fabrics; the sewing processes, the seams, and the properties of the seams used in the assembly of cut circular piecegoods fabrics; the finishing processes and ornamentation processes applied to specified products made from circular piecegoods fabrics; and the required alterations made to knitting machines arising out of the garment-assembly processes applied to circular piecegoods machines.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Relate the making-up of ladies' underwear to the production of circular garment-length machines
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4853 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel in the knitting industry associated with the production of ladies' underwear from fabric panels knitted on circular garment-length machines. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the processes of laying-up and cutting of ladies' underwear from circular garment-length panels; the sewing processes, the seams, and the properties of the seams used in the assembly of ladies' underwear from circular-knitted panels; the finishing processes applied to ladies' underwear made from circular-knitted panels; and the required alterations made to knitting machines arising out of the garment-assembly operations applied to ladies' underwear fabric panels knitted on circular garment-length machines.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile

Level 5

Apply the properties of fibres and yarns to the design of knitted goods

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4843 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for technical personnel who work in association with all types of industrial knitting machines. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the characteristics and properties of spun yarns as applied to knitted fabrics and product end use; the characteristics and properties of filament yarns as applied to knitted fabrics and end use products; and the characteristics and properties of combinations of fibres, blends of fibres, and/or yarn-types and blends of yarn-types, as applied to knitted fabrics and end use products.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 30 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Data as at 21 June 2024