Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

National ID: MST50119
State ID: BEP9
Qualification level: Diploma

Course is available at the following locations

Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

<h3>Start on the runway to a successful career in the fashion industry</h3>
<p>Learn to <strong>design in the creative and cultural heart of the city</strong>. North Metro TAFE’s well established fashion department offers a <strong>stimulating design space</strong> that combines <strong>creativity with the underpinning practical skills</strong> necessary for success in an exciting and challenging industry.</p>
<p>The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising begins with the necessary skills for a career in fashion design, such as sewing, pattern cutting, screen printing, digital design skills and fashion drawing. You will learn in simulated workplace design studios where original design interpretations, lateral thinking and extensive research are encouraged.</p>
<p>During this course you'll be given the opportunity to<strong> get involved in our creative community</strong> by participating in <strong>collaborations across various learning areas</strong> such as product design, jewellery design, graphic design and visual art; and <strong>gain real industry experience through our work placement programs</strong>.</p>
<p>On completion you’ll have an impressive skill set preparing you for further study or work in the real world. </p>
<p>This course is <strong>only</strong> <strong>offered</strong> <strong>in</strong> <strong>semester</strong> <strong>one</strong> of each year.</p>

Course description

<h3>Start on the runway to a successful career in the fashion industry</h3>
<p>Learn to <strong>design in the creative and cultural heart of the city</strong>. North Metro TAFE’s well established fashion department offers a <strong>stimulating design space</strong> that combines <strong>creativity with the underpinning practical skills</strong> necessary for success in an exciting and challenging industry.</p>
<p>The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising begins with the necessary skills for a career in fashion design, such as sewing, pattern cutting, screen printing, digital design skills and fashion drawing. You will learn in simulated workplace design studios where original design interpretations, lateral thinking and extensive research are encouraged.</p>
<p>During this course you'll be given the opportunity to<strong> get involved in our creative community</strong> by participating in <strong>collaborations across various learning areas</strong> such as product design, jewellery design, graphic design and visual art; and <strong>gain real industry experience through our work placement programs</strong>.</p>
<p>On completion you’ll have an impressive skill set preparing you for further study or work in the real world. </p>
<p>This course is <strong>only</strong> <strong>offered</strong> <strong>in</strong> <strong>semester</strong> <strong>one</strong> of each year.</p>

Campus locations

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Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

<h3>Are you ready to get serious about a career in fashion?</h3>
<p>Do you aspire to a career as an assistant fashion designer, CAD operator, CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) operator, fabric and supply technician or patternmaker?</p>
<p>The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course builds on student fashion skills. </p>
<h4>Gain these skills:</h4>
<ul>
<li>Conceptual design development</li>
<li>Fashion illustration</li>
<li>Textile development and manipulation techniques</li>
<li>Digital print development</li>
<li>Digital fashion and production technologies </li>
<li>Specialist patternmaking</li>
<li>CAD patternmaking and grading</li>
<li>Specialist garment construction including bras and swimwear, tailored fully lined jackets, boned bodices and leatherwork.</li>
</ul>
<p>See more on our award winning students and facilities <a href="https://www.facebook.com/fashionsmtafe/">facebook</a&gt; and <a href="https://www.instagram.com/smtafe_fashion/">instagram</a>.</p&gt;
<p>This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.</p>

Course description

<h3>Are you ready to get serious about a career in fashion?</h3>
<p>Do you aspire to a career as an assistant fashion designer, CAD operator, CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) operator, fabric and supply technician or patternmaker?</p>
<p>The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course builds on student fashion skills. </p>
<h4>Gain these skills:</h4>
<ul>
<li>Conceptual design development</li>
<li>Fashion illustration</li>
<li>Textile development and manipulation techniques</li>
<li>Digital print development</li>
<li>Digital fashion and production technologies </li>
<li>Specialist patternmaking</li>
<li>CAD patternmaking and grading</li>
<li>Specialist garment construction including bras and swimwear, tailored fully lined jackets, boned bodices and leatherwork.</li>
</ul>
<p>See more on our award winning students and facilities <a href="https://www.facebook.com/fashionsmtafe/">facebook</a&gt; and <a href="https://www.instagram.com/smtafe_fashion/">instagram</a>.</p&gt;
<p>This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.</p>

Campus locations

Course page link