PRM501 - Production Methods: Apparel Industry & Qual.Cntrl.

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Subject Title
Production Methods: Apparel Industry & Qual.Cntrl.

Subject Description
Quality control is the process of maintaining given manufacturing standards in an apparel product. This subject will provide students with an understanding of the principles used to attain Apparel Quality Control from the design phase, through the production processes, to finished merchandise. Students will be taught to consistently establish specifications of raw materials and production processes. Students will also be taught how to prescribe and carry out quality control inspection procedures through each stage of a production system.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Understand quality standard for the finished product (clothing) as regards durability, utility and esthetics;
  2. Prepare specification sheets for quality inspection;
  3. Prescribe quality inspection procedures to maintain the specs in (2);
  4. Demonstrate the effective use of various inspection methods in Apparel Quality Control;
  5. Demonstrate the tests to check conformance to specification;
  6. Analyze and evaluate inspection results;
  7. Prepare quality control reports for management action.

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Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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