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MST40516 Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

National ID: MST40516 | State ID: BDH0

Do you want to work in the creative and energetic world of fashion?

The Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course immerses students in the ever-dynamic fashion industry. 

Some of the skills you will learn are:

  • Fashion design and colour principles
  • Fashion forecasting
  • Technical fashion drawing
  • Fibre and textile investigation and sourcing
  • Sustainability and ethical production
  • Digital technologies for fashion design
  • Patternmaking and grading
  • Specialist garment construction such as tailored shirts and a denim jacket

When you complete the Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course at Bentley, some of the roles you'll be ready to take on include:

  • Design workroom assistant
  • Trade drawing technician
  • Junior CAD operator
  • Fabric and supply sourcer
  • Assistant patternmaker/grader
  • Garment finisher/presser
  • Alterations technician
  • Production machinist
  • Specification technician
  • Dispatcher
  • Quality controller

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Entrance Requirements

Course requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
Course requirements

Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. You will need to arrange a suitable work placement within industry which will involve your attendance at a workplace.

[Other instructions will follow for work placement]

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Bentley - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 3 semesters
When Semester 1
Where Bentley
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Semester 2

Bentley - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 3 semesters
When Semester 2
Where Bentley
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Page last updated September 10, 2019