Machine Maintenance is a six week course, where you can learn the fundamentals of the maintenance of Industrial Apparel machines: how to identify tools and components for a range of industrial machines including over-lock, felling and cover-stitch machines.
What you will study:
You will study 2 units, totalling 13 credits which, upon successful completion, will gain you the ABC Level 1 Award in Fashion and Textiles.
Industrial Apparel Machine Maintenance, 10 credits
You will be taught how to prepare Industrial Apparel machines for Servicing, to carry out routine maintenance and quality checking of flat bed machines.
Health & Safety in a Workshop, 3 credits
You will be given a basic introduction to workshop safety and personal safety in industry. This includes identifying potential risks and hazards and how to reduce them, demonstrating the correct use of PPE, manual handling techniques and recognising the key aspects of health and safety legislation.
How you will be taught
This is a very hands on course so right from the start, you will be learning practical processes. You will be inducted into Health and Safety procedures and policies to ensure you work safely amongst your fellow learners and teachers. Your progress will be reviewed at regular intervals to ensure you are getting the most from the course.
What can I do once I have completed the course?
Upon successfully completing the course, you can seek employment with your new found skills or you can progress onto Level 2 Apprenticeship in Machine Maintenance course.