This qualification enables students to meet the specialist skills in either:
- Design and Product Development
- Business and Merchandising
This qualification is intended for assistant design and product development roles in the fashion industry, as well as assistant roles associated with managing fashion product as part of a fashion enterprise.
Skills include design and product development, as well as technical production skills to support management and fashion businesses.
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 and product development or business merchandising, as well as generalist roles.
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 or business management roles.
|Module Code||Module Title
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
|MSS402051||Apply quality standards
|MSTCL3001||Identify fabric performance and handling requirements
|MSTGN2011||Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry
|BSBINT409||Plan For International Trade
|MSTCL3007||Embellish garment by hand or machine
|MSTFD4002||Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design development
|MSTFD4003||Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts
|MSTFD4010||Create pattern to meet design specifications applying advanced patternmaking principles
|MSTFD4014||Identify influences on contemporary fashion designs and construction techniques
|MSTFD4018||Use and apply sizing systems appropriate for fashion design
|MSTGN2009||Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace
Major Study Areas
- Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
- Work safely
- Apply quality standards
- Identify fabric performance and handling requirements
- Calculate cost estimates for fashion products
- Interact and network with fashion industry participants
- Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelines
- Operate computing technology in the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) workplace
- Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry
Books and Equipment (AUD$)
- 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.
||4 Feb to 5 April
||6 April to 22 April
||23 April to 28 June
||29 June to 14 July
||15 July to 20 Sept
||21 Sept to 6 Oct
||7 Oct to 20 Dec
Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (093798J)
Graduates may seek employment as a:
- Assistant Fashion Designer
- Assistant Patternmaker
- Assistant Grader
- Assistant Quality Controller
- Junior Garment Technician