Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology
|Department:||Centre of Fashion|
|Study Area(s):||Fashion Design and Technology|
|Course Length:||Part-time day (1 year)|
|Direct Entry:||You can apply for this course directly through Kangan Institute.|
Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology reflects a vocational outcome for those producing fashion products where a basic understanding of design skills is needed and where localised distribution not requiring specialised merchandising and supply chain skills is to be undertaken.
Items to be produced may include a single or small range of products. This qualification is particularly suitable for those who are self-employed undertaking low volume production of items for local distribution outlets for example markets.
Please note: the fees listed below relate to only 2013 courses.
|Government Subsidised||Concession||Full fee|
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What costs and other fees should I expect?
Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.
What employment opportunities will I have?
This course may lead to employment as a general assistant usually in a small home-based clothing enterprise.
What skills will I have when I complete this course?
You will gain skills in basic design, patternmaking, sewing, fabric properties, computer applications, quality, occupational health and safety.
What qualifications will I receive?
On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Fashion Design and Technology. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.
What opportunities for further studies will I have?
This course will lead to higher level studies at diploma level. Credit transfers may be available into the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology.
Can I apply?
There are no set prerequisites for this course. However, it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course.
How do I apply?
To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form which can be obtained from the institute by calling the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or (03) 9279 2222.
How will I be selected for this course?
All applicants will need to attend a pre-selection interview. Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or (03) 9279 2222 or email@example.com to make an appointment.
How long is the course?
The course spans one year part time day of 920 nominal hours.
Where and how can I study?
In 2013 the course is being offered at our Richmond campus.
Part-time day course runs three days per week over one year.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will be advised in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be provided with this information.
Only applicants who have successfully completed the Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology are eligible for mid-year intake in this course for 2013.
What will I study?
Follow defined OHS policies and procedures; Apply quality standards; Use a sewing machine; Identify fibres and fabrics; Sew components; Modify patterns to create basic styles; Draw and interpret a basic sketch; Identify fabric performance and handling requirements; Design and produce a simple garment and; Identify design process for fashion design; Work in a textiles, clothing and footwear industry.
Operate computing in a textiles, clothing and footwear workplace; Prepare and produce sewn garment; Prepare design concept for a simple garment; Develop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principles; Draw a trade drawing for fashion design; Provide hand sewing and finishing support and; Sew woven and stretch knit garments.