Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

CRICOS Code
:
093798J
National Course Code
:
MST60116
Study Area(s)
:
Fashion
Campus
:
RICHMOND
Course Length
:
9 months
Course Fees
:
$13,600

Course structure

This qualification enables students to meet the specialist skills in either:

  • Design and Product Development
  • Business and Merchandising


This qualification is intended for design and product development roles in the fashion industry, as well as roles associated with managing fashion business as part of an enterprise.

Skills include design and product development, as well as technical production skills and business.

Skills may be applied at various stages across the design, production and supply chain continuum, according to workplace roles and enterprise requirements.

Outcomes allow for specialisation in fashion design or business, as well as generalist roles.

This qualification applies to management of textile, clothing and footwear (TCF) operations that requires knowledge of fashion design and technical production processes, the use of emerging technologies and TCF merchandising techniques that may be applied at various stages of the supply chain.

Course Modules

Module CodeModule Title
BSBMKG414Undertake Marketing Activities
CUVPRP501ARealise A Body Of Creative Work
MSMENV272Participate in environmentally sustainable work practice
MSTFD4002Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design development
MSTFD5001Design bras and swimwear
MSTFD5002Develop and test patterns for bras and swimwear
MSTFD5006Evaluate fashion designs against set criteria
MSTFD5012Perform contour draping
MSTFD5013Develop merchandising plans for fashion products
MSTFD5018Determine and specify advanced construction processes
MSTFD5019Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations
MSTFD5020Assess impact of current fashion industry innovations and practices
MSTFD5021Conduct digital patternmaking and grading
MSTFD5022Develop digital costing markers
MSTFD6001Evaluate commercial viability of designs
MSTFD6002Manage product development of fashion designs
MSTFD6003Manage fashion design process
MSTFD6004Manage advanced patternmaking processes
MSTFD6005Drape structured over-garments
MSTFD6006Develop a fashion range
MSTFD6007Implement specialised patternmaking technologies
MSTFD6008Apply studio processes to create and produce designs for commercial production
MSTFD6009Analyse fashion industry textiles to guide commercial development
MSTGN2011Identify fibres, fabric and textiles used in the TCF industry
MSTGN5005Provide global operations support
MSTGN6001Develop and implement a sales or marketing strategy for fashion or textile items
MSTGN6002Manage quality system and procedures
MSTGN6005Manage production processes
MSTTD4001Produce knitted textile samples
MSTTD5001Design and produce knitted textile products
MSTTD5004Design and produce experimental textiles
MSTTD5007Develop textile designs using computer-based design programs
MSTTD5010Produce computer-aided textile design folios
MSTTD6001Research commercial development of textiles
MSTTD6002Apply electronic systems to textile design and production
MSTTD6003Develop a textile product range
SIRXEBS002AManage Retail Brands Online

Major Study Areas

  • Assess impact of current fashion industry innovations and practices
  • Develop and implement a sales and marketing strategy for fashion or textile items
  • Manage production process
  • Analyse fashion industry textiles to guide commercial development
  • Manage retail brands online
  • Manage quality system and procedures
  • Manage product development of fashion designs
  • Manage fashion design process
  • Develop a fashion range
  • Apply studio processes to create and produce designs for commercial production
  • Determine and specify advanced construction processes
  • Manage advanced patternmaking processes
  • Design and produce knitted textile products

Books and Equipment (AUD$)

Approximately $1,120

  • Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher
  • English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 no band less than 5.0 overall or recognised equivalency

February, May and September.

Term 1 4 Feb to 5 April
Holidays 6 April to 22 April
Term 2 23 April to 28 June
Holidays 29 June to 14 July
Term 3 15 July to 20 Sept
Holidays 21 Sept to 6 Oct
Term 4 7 Oct to 20 Dec

Study pathways

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Career pathways

Graduates may seek employment as a:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Patternmaker
  • Grader
  • Quality Controller Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Assistant Production Manager
  • Garment Technician

Apply

Apply now Or call +613 9279 2222 or email international@kangan.edu.au to apply.