Diploma Of Applied Fashion Design And Merchandising

CRICOS Code
:
0100777
National Course Code
:
MST50119
Study Area(s)
:
Fashion
Campus
:
CREMORNE
Course Length
:
1.5 years
Course Fees
:
20,000

Course structure

This course is designed to be both an entry level qualification in fashion design and its related skills as well as a qualification providing skills for employment as an advanced patternmaker and garment technician. Skills involve the use of both manual and digital design tools, and may be applied at various stages of the supply chain.

Design outcomes build on technical production skills and provide a basis for career progression to design.Students work through industry base collaborative projects that are designed to develop their skills set and market knowledge while enhancing future job prospects.A portfolio is not required to apply for this course.

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

Course Modules

Module CodeModule Title
MSMENV272Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (MSMENV272)
MSMWHS200Work safely (MSMWHS200)
MSS402051Apply quality standards (MSS402051)
MSTCL3001Identify fabric performance and handling requirements (MSTCL3001)
MSTFD4003Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts (MSTFD4003)
MSTFD4010Create pattern to meet design specifications applying advanced patternmaking principles (MSTFD4010)
MSTFD4014Identify influences on contemporary fashion designs and construction techniques (MSTFD4014)
MSTCL3002Prepare and produce a complex whole garment from specifications (MSTCL3002)
MSTCL3009Develop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principles (MSTCL3009)
MSTCL4001Perform sample machining of advanced construction garments (MSTCL4001)
MSTFD2005Identify design process for fashion designs (MSTFD2005)
MSTFD2006Use a sewing machine for fashion design (MSTFD2006)
MSTFD4006Interact and network with fashion industry participants (MSTFD4006)
MSTFD4012Develop product specifications for fashion design (MSTFD4012)
MSTFD4013Grade 2-D patterns (MSTFD4013)
MSTFD4015Create pattern from block to meet customer specifications (MSTFD4015)
MSTFD4019Use colourisation techniques on fabrics (MSTFD4019)
MSTFD4020Use electronic fashion design tools (MSTFD4020)
MSTFD4021Drape fabrics to make patterns (MSTFD4021)
MSTFD4023Calculate cost estimates for TCF products (MSTFD4023)
MSTFD5003Analyse fit model (MSTFD5003)
MSTFD5005Manipulate fabrics to create new finishes (MSTFD5005)
MSTFD5010Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelines (MSTFD5010)
MSTFD5011Produce fashion illustrations to assist product visualisation (MSTFD5011)
MSTFD5015Develop patterns for complex fashion garments (MSTFD5015)
MSTFD5016Grade complex patterns (MSTFD5016)
MSTFD5017Apply design studio processes to meet client brief (MSTFD5017)
MSTFD5024Evaluate fashion designs against set criteria (MSTFD5024)
MSTFD5025Analyse influences on contemporary fashion designs (MSTFD5025)
MSTFD5027Cost production of fashion and textile designs (MSTFD5027)
MSTFD5029Assess impact of current fashion industry innovations and practices (MSTFD5029)
MSTGN2013Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry (MSTGN2013)
MSTGN2014Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace (MSTGN2014)
MSTTD5007Develop textile designs using computer-based design programs (MSTTD5007)
MSTGN5012Participate in production planning processes (MSTGN5012)

Major Study Areas


  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Apply design studio processes to meet client brief
  • Assess impact of current fashion industry innovation & practices
  • Produce fashion illustrations to assist product visualisation
  • Interact and network with fashion industry participants
  • Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelines
  • Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry

Books and Equipment (AUD$)


Approximately $1,120.

Annual Amenities Fee


$200.

  • Academic:Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher

    English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 no band less than 5.0 overall or recognised equivalency

     

7 February 2022

11 July 2022

Term 1 31 January - 8 April
Holidays 9 April - 25 April
Term 2 26 April - 24 June
Holidays 25 June - 10 July
Term 3 11 July - 16 September
Holidays 17 September - 2 October
Term 4 3 October - 20 December

 

Classes will be scheduled between 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Timetables will be confirmed at orientation.

Study pathways

Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (0100767)

Career pathways

Graduates may seek employment as a:

  • Assistant Fashion Designer
  • Assistant Patternmaker
  • Assistant Grader
  • Assistant Quality Controller
  • Junior Garment Technician

Apply

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