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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
Y/505/1037
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
24 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Know information required to make tailoring alterations.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Record instructions for required alterations.
  • 1.2
    Take relevant body measurements.
  • 1.3
    Mark the garment for alteration.

2

Be able to perform practical sewing and finishing skills required for alterations.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Perform sewing skills required for alterations including
    •replace specified fastenings on a variety of light and heavy garments
    •make specified buttonholes
    •create trouser turn-ups
    •replace trouser pocket bags side and rear
    •use pressing and fin

3

Be able to make alterations to tailored garments.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Select thread and haberdashery components to match existing garments.
  • 3.2

    Make alterations to tailored garments including
    •repair a damaged area of a garment
    •alter a shirt to make a slimmer fit
    •taper a pair of trousers
    •replace the zip in a garment
    •press and finish garments.

4

Know about health and safety in the workshop.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Identify health and safety issues likely to arise in the practice of altering tailored garments.
  • 4.2
    Conduct all activity related to altering garments in line with relevant health and safety procedures and regulations.

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