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Diploma of Applied Fashion Design And Merchandising (Business And Merchandising)

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National ID: MST50116 | State ID: AB62

 

Fashion Business Skills in a Global Industry

Do you want to have a career in a fashion business environment? The Fashion Business and Merchandising pathway at Bentley immerses students in creative fashion business skills such as fashion forecasting and buying; visual merchandising and digital engagement; and marketing and social media. Students learn the legal, financing and trade essentials for fashion enterprise and the import and export of product. Course topics include international fashion sourcing; sustainable supply and manufacturing; and the creation of accurate costings and tech packs for managing offshore production.

When you complete the Diploma in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Business and Merchandising Pathway) at Bentley, you’re ready to work as an Assistant Buyer, Assistant Visual Merchandiser; Social Media Creator; Assistant Product Developer; Fashion Influencer/Stylist; or Fashion Business Owner in retail or e-commerce.

This course includes an internship component in a fashion business environment.

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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
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Successful completion of this Diploma enables you the opportunity to work in Fashion Business Management or Fashion Marketing and PR; or as a Fashion Business Owner (retail or e-commerce), Assistant Buyer, Assistant Visual Merchandiser, Costing and Specification Developer, Product Sourcer, E-tail Developer, Social Media Creator, Assistant Product Developer, Distribution Co-ordinator, Wardrobe Co-odinator or Fashion Influencer/Stylist.

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

Further study opportunities:

Further studies at university in Commerce or Marketing
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Where Bentley
Duration

Two semesters full-time

HowFull Time (On Campus)
WhenTypically available in Semester 1
Available Semester 2, 2019
Fees and charges

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

View our 2019 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

DESIGN CONCEPTS
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate and sell design conceptsMSTFD4005BAW89
Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelinesMSTFD5010BAW68
DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT & SOCIAL MEDIA
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Plan e-marketing communicationsBSBMKG510AUL52
Plan social media engagementBSBMKG527AWF81
FASHION BUYING
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct fashion design purchasingMSTFD5008BAW64
Interpret market trends and developmentsBSBMKG507AUM46
FASHION ENTERPRISE 1
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply knowledge of import and export international conventions, laws and financeBSBINT405AUI39
Establish legal and risk management requirements of small businessBSBSMB401AUL08
FASHION ENTERPRISE 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop and implement a business planBSBMGT617AUK16
Promote products and servicesBSBMKG413AUM05
FASHION PRODUCT STUDIO
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply quality standardsMSS402051BAK44
Evaluate fashion designs against set criteriaMSTFD5006BAW66
Identify opportunities in the TCF marketMSTGN5008BAV71
INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Interact and network with fashion industry participantsMSTFD4006BAW88
Work safelyMSMWHS200AWC15
INTRO TO MARKETING
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse TCF merchandising and marketing principlesMSTGN4004BAV89
Develop marketing plans for fashion productsMSTFD5004BAW72
INVESTIGATE DESIGN
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse influences on contemporary fashion designsMSTFD5007BAW67
Identify design process for fashion designsMSTFD2005BAX01
Identify influences on contemporary fashion designs and construction techniquesMSTFD4014BAW81
INVESTIGATE TEXTILES
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Identify fabric performance and handling requirementsMSTCL3001BAX43
Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industryMSTGN2011BAV99
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSMENV272AWC13
Source materials and resources for production of fashion designsMSTFD4017BAW77
SUPPLY CHAIN 1
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assess impact of current fashion industry innovations and practicesMSTFD5020BAW53
Work with international TCF supply chainsMSTGN5003BAV74
SUPPLY CHAIN 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Calculate cost estimates for fashion productsMSTFD4004BAW91
Cost production of fashion or textile designsMSTFD5009BAW65
Participate in production planning processesMSTGN5001BAV77
TECHPACK
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse fit modelMSTFD5003BAW71
Develop product specifications for fashion designMSTFD4012BAW83
Draw a trade drawing for fashion designMSTFD3004BAW95
Operate computing technology in a TCF workplaceMSTGN2009BAW00
VISUAL MERCHANDISING
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop merchandising plans for fashion productsMSTFD5013BAW60
Implement visual merchandising conceptsSIRRMER005BBB72
How to apply

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester two 2019, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after May 1st, 2019 and before June 10th 2019.

  • 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 contact us via one of the methods below.

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 alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), 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.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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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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 two 2019, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after May 1st, 2019 and before June 10th 2019.

  • 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 contact us via one of the methods below.

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 alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), 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.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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 two 2019, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after May 1st, 2019 and before June 10th 2019.

  • 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 contact us via one of the methods below.

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 alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), 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.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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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Available Semester 2, 2019
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