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Textile Design Team Leader

Textile Design Team Leaders work for textile design companies undertaking product design, production planning and quality control.

Summary of Training

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Work safely
  • Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry
  • Identify quality and types of textile fibres, yarns and fabrics
  • Apply quality standards
  • Analyse textile design influences
  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas
  • Develop drawing skills
  • Interact and network with fashion industry participants
  • Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace
  • Draw 3-D designs
  • Analyse TCF merchandising and marketing principles
  • Implement and monitor WHS and environmental systems in the workplace
  • Coordinate quality assurance for textiles clothing and footwear products and services
  • Produce knitted textile samples
  • Prepare stencils and screens for textile printing
  • Produce woven tapestry samples
  • Produce screen printed textiles
  • Present and promote textile design concepts
  • Assist in the development of textile designs
  • Apply manipulation techniques to create experimental textile samples
  • Analyse use of colour in textiles
  • Produce computer-aided textile design folios
  • Select dyes and develop dye specification and recipe for production
  • Undertake textile colouration and finishing

Please note that this Job & Training Description provides an example of the selection of non-core units. Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed. For advice contact Apprenticeship Network providers or an approved Registered Training Organisation.

Job Pathways

Textiles, Clothing and Footwear

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This occupation fits generally with these groupings

Industry Group
Manufacturing & Production

Work Type
Creative & Artistic
Practical & Manual

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Textile Design Team Leader - MST40116
NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Commencements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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