Domain - Knitting Machine Operation

Domain - Knitting Machine Operation

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Level 2

Set yarns onto weft-knitting machines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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4488 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics of all types of industrial weft-knitting machines. People credited with this unit standard are able to creel yarns on machine and distinguish yarns used on machines under operator's control.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Identify the nature of continuous-filament and spun yarns as raw materials
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Version 6

4492 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics of industrial knitting machines. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify continuous-filament yarns; identify continuous-filament yarns of different fibre composition; identify spun yarns; identify spun yarns of different fibre composition and spinning system; and identify faults in knitted fabrics caused by the use of defective and incorrect yarns.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Set up, adjust, and operate a cup seaming machine to cup seam knitted panels
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

8587 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up and adjust; clean and lubricate; and operate a cup seaming machine to join knitted panels to meet product specifications and company safety requirements; and detect cup seaming defects and take corrective action.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Level 3

Operate industrial knitting machines

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Version 4

16122 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics of all types of industrial knitting machines. People credited with this unit standard are able to: operate industrial knitting machines; repair yarn-related faults at the knitting head and fabric press-offs; operate process machines ancillary to the knitting production; identify and sort wastes; and demonstrate knowledge of yarn-related faults in knitted fabrics.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 30 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Carry out remedial adjustments and quality checks on industrial knitting machines

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Version 4

16123 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics of all types of industrial knitting machines. People credited with this unit standard are able to: repair faults in the knitting head; monitor production for conformity to workplace technical specifications; demonstrate knowledge of yarn-related faults in knitted fabrics; and demonstrate knowledge of machine-related faults in knitted fabrics.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 30 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Alter the lengths of component sections of knitted fabric panels
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

4490 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for hosiery, flat bed, and circular garment-length industrial machine operators and mechanics. People credited with this unit standard are able to change the lengths of component sections of knitted fabric panels, and monitor production to ensure that component lengths conform to specifications.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Alter fabric knitting widths on industrial knitting machines
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4491 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard applies to operators and mechanics of flat bed machines and circular garment-length machines of the "Mecmor" type. People credited with this unit standard are able to reduce and increase the knitting width.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Operate full-fashioned knitting machine
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4493 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators of industrial full-fashioned machines. People credited with this unit standard are able to: change the knitting width to a specified starting width; transfer and set rib borders up on needle bars; change control cards; and repair minor stitch faults and replace damaged feeder tubes and needles.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Thread warps into warp-knitting machines
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4716 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics of industrial warp-knitting machines. People credited with this unit standard are able to: load beams into the warp-knitting machine; thread warps into guide bars in the specified sequence; monitor all guide bar brackets and guide bar tensioning systems; monitor the gating of all guide bars; and set let-off and take-up control mechanisms to pattern specifications.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of company knitting production range and control of production quantities

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4719 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for: operators and mechanics of industrial knitting machines; operators of sewing machines and/or automated process machines in workplace garment-assembly; supervisors of knitting and workplace garment-assembly processes; and personnel associated with the control of quality in any of the sectors of the knitting industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the range of knitted constructions, styles, and patterns produced in the workplace; demonstrate knowledge of knitting or workplace garment-assembly production orders and the fulfilment of specified quantities; and identify faults arising in knitted production and demonstrate knowledge of company fault reporting procedures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 30 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Operate tricot machines as an additional knitting machine operating skill
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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4995 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics who have previously operated or are currently operating tricot machines and for whom this is an additional knitting machine operating skill. People credited with this unit standard are able to: operate tricot machines according to company procedures; repair knitting faults according to company procedures; monitor production for conformity to company quality specifications; operate process machines ancillary to the tricot production machines according to company procedures; identify and sort wastes; demonstrate knowledge of yarn-related faults in tricot fabrics; and demonstrate knowledge of machine-related faults in tricot fabrics.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Operate Raschel machines as an additional knitting machine operating skill
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

4996 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics who have previously operated or are currently operating Raschel machines and for whom this is an additional knitting-machine operating skill. People credited with this unit standard are able to: operate Raschel machines according to company procedures; repair knitting faults according to company procedures; monitor production for conformity to company quality specifications; operate process machines ancillary to the Raschel production machines according to company procedures; identify and sort wastes; demonstrate knowledge of yarn-related faults in Raschel fabrics; and demonstrate knowledge of machine-related faults in Raschel fabrics.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Operate half-hose machines as an additional knitting machine operating skill
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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4997 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics who have previously operated or are currently operating half-hose machines and for whom this is an additional knitting-machine operating skill. People credited with this unit standard are able to: operate half-hose machines according to company procedures; repair knitting faults according to company procedures; monitor production for conformity to company quality specifications; operate process machines ancillary to the half-hose production machines according to company procedures; identify and sort wastes; change the lengths of component sections of socks as directed; demonstrate knowledge of yarn-related faults in half-hose production; and demonstrate knowledge of machine-related faults in half-hose production.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Operate full-length hosiery machines as an additional knitting machine operating skill
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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4998 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics who have previously operated or are currently operating full-length hosiery machines and for whom this is an additional knitting-machine operating skill. People credited with this unit standard are able to: operate full-length hosiery machines according to company procedures; repair knitting faults according to company procedures; monitor production for conformity to company quality specifications; operate process machines ancillary to the full-length hosiery production machines according to company procedures; identify and sort wastes; change the lengths of component sections of full-length hosiery legs as instructed; demonstrate knowledge of yarn-related faults in full-length hosiery production; and demonstrate knowledge of machine-related faults in full-length hosiery production.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Operate circular piecegoods machines as an additional knitting machine operating skill
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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4999 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics who have previously operated or are currently operating circular piecegoods machines and for whom this is an additional knitting-machine operating skill. People credited with this unit standard are able to: operate circular piecegoods machines according to company procedures; repair knitting faults according to company procedures; monitor production for conformity to company quality specifications; operate process machines ancillary to the circular piecegoods production machines according to company procedures; identify and sort wastes; demonstrate knowledge of yarn-related faults in circular piecegoods production; and demonstrate knowledge of machine-related faults in circular piecegoods production.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Operate full-fashioned machines as an additional knitting machine operating skill
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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5000 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics who have previously operated or are currently operating full-fashioned machines and for whom this is an additional knitting-machine operating skill. People credited with this unit standard are able to: operate full-fashioned machines according to company procedures; repair knitting faults according to company procedures; monitor production for conformity to company quality specifications; operate process machines ancillary to the full-fashioned production machines according to company procedures; identify and sort wastes; demonstrate knowledge of yarn-related faults in full-fashioned garment production; and demonstrate knowledge of machine-related faults in full-fashioned garment production.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Operate flat bed machines as an additional knitting machine operating skill
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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5001 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics who have previously operated or are currently operating flat bed machines and for whom this is an additional knitting-machine operating skill. People credited with this unit standard are able to: operate flat bed machines according to company procedures; repair knitting faults according to company procedures; monitor production for conformity to company quality specifications; alter the lengths of component sections of flat bed panels as instructed; operate process machines ancillary to the flat bed production machines according to company procedures; identify and sort wastes; demonstrate knowledge of yarn-related faults in flat-bed panel production; and demonstrate knowledge of machine-related faults in flat-bed panel production.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Operate circular garment-length machines as an additional knitting machine operating skill
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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5002 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for operators and mechanics who have previously operated or are currently operating circular garment-length machines and for whom this is an additional knitting-machine operating skill. People credited with this unit standard are able to: operate circular garment-length machines according to company procedures; repair knitting faults according to company procedures; monitor production for conformity to company quality specifications; alter the lengths of component sections of circular garment-length panels as instructed; operate process machines ancillary to the circular garment-length production machines according to company procedures; identify and sort wastes; demonstrate knowledge of yarn-related faults in circular garment-length panel production; and demonstrate knowledge of machine-related faults in circular garment-length panel production.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Set up, adjust, and operate an industrial linking machine to assemble knitwear from knitted panels
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8588 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up and adjust an industrial linking machine; control an industrial linking machine; run knitted panels onto the linking points; clean and lubricate an industrial linking machine; operate an industrial linking machine to link different materials; and detect linking defects and take corrective action.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Plastics and Materials Processing - Apparel and Textile Competenz

Data as at 16 September 2021