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MST50116 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

National ID: MST50116 | State ID: BDG9

Are you ready to get serious about a career in fashion?


Do you aspire to a career as an assistant fashion designer, CAD operator, CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) operator, fabric and supply technician or patternmaker?

The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course builds on student fashion skills.  Some of these skills include:

  • Conceptual design development
  • Fashion illustration
  • Textile development and manipulation techniques
  • Digital print development
  • Digital fashion and production technologies 
  • Specialist patternmaking
  • CAD patternmaking and grading
  • Specialist garment construction including bras and swimwear, tailored fully lined jackets, boned bodices and leatherwork.

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Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2

Bentley - Full Time-Classroom


Fees and charges


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

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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 see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Page last updated September 17, 2019