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DIPLOMA OF APPLIED FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING

National ID: MST50116 | State ID: BDG9

 

Do you have the passion to stitch up a fabulous career?

When you complete the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising you're ready to be a fashion designer, fashion merchandiser, or patternmaker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to create complex garments, identify influences on contemporary fashion, apply colour theory principles, design and produce experimental textiles, understand retail buying and supply chain management, produce fashion illustrations, develop garments to customer specifications, create bespoke garments, network within the industry, gain advanced computer generated design skills, and apply workplace health and safety.

South Metropolitan TAFE's WA Institute of Fashion and Textiles is consistently recognised as a quality provider of training and highly regarded by the fashion industry for the quality of its graduates.

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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this Diploma enables you the opportunity to work as a Fashion Designer.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Bentley
Duration

Five semesters full-time (one year if the Certificate IV has been previously attained).

HowFull Time (On Campus)
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2017 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply quality standardsMSS402051BAK44
Calculate cost estimates for fashion productsMSTFD4004BAW91
Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelinesMSTFD5010BAW68
Identify fabric performance and handling requirementsMSTCL3001BAX43
Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industryMSTGN2011BAV99
Interact and network with fashion industry participantsMSTFD4006BAW88
Operate computing technology in a TCF workplaceMSTGN2009BAW00
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSMENV272AWC13
Work safelyMSMWHS200AWC15
2 Group A Elective Units -- Design and Product Development
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply design studio processes to meet client briefMSTFD5017BAW56
Assess impact of current fashion industry innovations and practicesMSTFD5020BAW53
Determine and specify advanced construction processesMSTFD5018BAW55
Develop and test patterns for bras and swimwearMSTFD5002BAW70
Develop patterns for complex fashion garmentsMSTFD5015BAW58
Grade complex patternsMSTFD5016BAW59
Manipulate fabrics to create new finishesMSTFD5005BAW69
Produce fashion illustrations to assist product visualisationMSTFD5011BAW63
3 Group B Elective Units -- Business and Merchandising
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse influences on contemporary fashion designsMSTFD5007BAW67
Evaluate fashion designs against set criteriaMSTFD5006BAW66
Work with international TCF supply chainsMSTGN5003BAV74
4 Group C Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply design studio processMSTFD4001BAW94
Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design developmentMSTFD4002BAW93
Assist in preparation of preliminary design conceptsMSTFD4003BAW92
Create pattern from block to meet customer specificationsMSTFD4015BAW80
Create pattern to meet design specifications applying advanced patternmaking principlesMSTFD4010BAW85
Develop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principlesMSTCL3009BAX35
Develop product specifications for fashion designMSTFD4012BAW83
Draw a trade drawing for fashion designMSTFD3004BAW95
Grade 2-D patternsMSTFD4013BAW82
Identify design process for fashion designsMSTFD2005BAX01
Identify influences on contemporary fashion designs and construction techniquesMSTFD4014BAW81
Prepare and produce a complex whole garment from specificationsMSTCL3002BAX39
Sew design prototypesMSTFD4016BAW79
Use a sewing machine for fashion designMSTFD2006BAX03
Use electronic fashion design toolsMSTFD4020BAW75
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

  • This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after September 1st, 2017 and before December 8th, 2017 to be included in the first round of offers. Applications will continue to be accepted until January 3rd, 2018 but will only be included in second round offers.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three columns below), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

  • This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after September 1st, 2017 and before December 8th, 2017 to be included in the first round of offers. Applications will continue to be accepted until January 3rd, 2018 but will only be included in second round offers.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three columns below), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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