The following are areas that should be revised. Any of them could be in the exam.
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Types of Material

Natural and manufactured fibres
Fibres and their performance characteristics.
The conversion of fibres into fabrics – spinning, weaving, knitting, non wovens.
Finishing processes

Pre-manufactured Components
Components their uses and purpose
Labelling

Smart’ and Modern Materials
‘Smart’ materials

Decorative Techniques
Batik
Machine embroidery
Hand embroidery
Transfer printing
Screen-printing
Beading
Mola work (Reverse Applique)
Appliqué
Tie Dye
Quilting

Industrial Applications, Production Methods
Production methods including Job production, Batch production, Repetitive flow and Continual flow process

Manufacturing systems including Cell production, Just in time, Inline assembly, Off the peg manufacture, Logistics


ICT Applications
Understand how CAD/CAM is used
Control of machines and equipment
CAD/CAM in production

Systems and Control
Control system to ensure correct assembly of items
Understand ICT based management systems

Products and Applications
Identifying the manufacturing processes used to make the product

Quality
Ensuring quality control
An understanding of the care requirements and uses of textile products

Health and Safety
Workers within the production environment.


Safety equipment and clothing
Ventilation; Protective clothing, Machine guards; Accident procedure.

(d) Risk assessment – using information sources:
COSHH and labelling for safety


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