Module 14: Quality assurance

Testing is essential to objectively identify any faults and ensure quality product. These faults can have an impact on subsequent manufacturing stages or on the consumer experience itself. This module takes you through some of the wool-specific testing that occurs and concludes with a final inspection before the garment reaches the retail shelf.

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Topic 1 - Testing during wool manufacturing

Before a garment is created, the fibre, the yarn and the fabric will have already been tested several times to ensure it is fit for purpose. In this topic you will explore some of the key tests and their relevance.

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Topic 2 - Assessing final garment quality

Even using the best materials (yarns or fabrics with excellent test results) does not guarantee a high-quality garment. In this topic you will investigate how the final garment is inspected before it reaches the retail shelf.

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