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I love the design part of it, and also, I love working with students.

A career in the Creative Industries is incredibly rewarding, as you share your creativity with those around you.

South Metropolitan TAFE has a wide range of fields that you can specialise in including multimedia design, beauty, fashion, and floristry.

Our courses are run by practicing designers with unparalleled experience and skills to ensure that each course remains current within industry standards. Our Creative Industries students have access to excellent facilities and you will gain exposure to current industry practices through exciting collaborative events opportunities. 

Plan your study pathway in creative industries

 

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MST60116 BDG8 Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising Advanced Diploma Full Time
Bentley
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Launch into a career in fashion

When you complete the Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising at Bentley, you’re ready to work as a fashion designer, product developer, production manager, CAD operator, CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) operator, distribution coordinator, fashion/ textile and colour forecaster, garment finisher, pattern grader/maker, production consultant, or specialised construction machinist.

The Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course is the final year of three years of fashion study. Culminating in a professional showcase of student collections at an industry-attended fashion show, this course covers every aspect of a fashion cycle. Students and staff work together to build a graduate portfolio and professional profile to prepare graduates for employment.

Gain these skills: 

  •  specialised digital patternmaking
  •  costing and pricing strategies 
  • marketing and branding 

See more on our award winning students and Bentley facilities facebook and instagram.

The fees shown on this website for this Qualification are for the final year only, students who have not completed the Diploma will need to budget for the two years to complete the Diploma level units as well.

MST40516 BDH0 Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising Certificate IV Full Time
Bentley
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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

See more on our award winning students and fashion facilities on facebook and instagram

MST50116 BDG9 Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising Diploma Full Time
Bentley
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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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MST50116 AB62 Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Business and Merchandising) Diploma Full Time
Bentley
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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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GAB38 GAB38 Cosmetic Tattooing Skill Set Skill set Part Time
Mandurah
Murdoch
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Want to work as a certified cosmetic tattooist?

You will learn:

  • Eye liner tattoo
  • Eye brow tattoo
  • Eye brow design
  • Lip line tattoo
  • Tattoo pigment
  • Skin analysis
  • Fitzpatrick types
  • Colour theory for cosmetic tattoo application
  • Plus gain knowledge in infection control and topical anaesthetic application

Students are required to provide models for practice and assessments. This will be advised by your lecturer at the first class.

A cosmetic tattoo kit for class and home use plus all other learning material is included in your course.

Free parking is available. Security is present on the premises for evening classes.

Students are required to be able to speak and understand English.

2020 Dates
Mandurah – Tuesday 25th Feb – 26th May (2 weeks holidays on 14th and 21st April)
Murdoch – Wednesday 26th Feb – 27th May (2 weeks holidays on 15th and 22nd April)

6pm – 9pm

 

Course outline:

Students will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following units:

  • SHBBSKS003 Design and Provide Cosmetic Tattooing
  • SHBBINF001 Maintain Infection Control Standards

Other requirements:

  • Black pants and black top with closed in shoes
  • Hair must be off the face and tied up if long
  • 2 large white towels, 1 hand towel
  • A camera or mobile phone to take before and after photos
  • Note book and pen
SFL30115 AWP2 Floristry Certificate III Full Time
Part Time
Traineeship
Murdoch
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Are you ready for your career to bloom?

Do you have creative flair and an eye for detail? This floristry qualification will set you on the path to becoming a 'budding' leader in floral design work

We teach you more than just about the flowers, once you have mastered the basic commercial skills, we show you how to execute custom-made, cutting-edge, large and small scale design briefs

Our lecturers have a wealth of industry experience, a passion for flowers and offer a supportive training environment for you to gain a National Qualification, and expose you to the exciting  industry of professional floristry.

Some of the skills you'll learn in Certificate III in Floristry include:

  • Designing, constructing and selling a diverse range of floristry products.
  • Developing practical construction and technique skills 
  • A comprehensive knowledge of the key tools for floral design and the elements and principles.
  • Working in a live environment to develop your speed of construction.

We deliver training at both Murdoch and Bunbury. Murdoch has new, specialised facilities and our Bunbury course is delivered at the unique Red Mill Studio , a specialised facility dedicated to creative art and design.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

To see some of the incredible work created by our floristry students and lecturers visit our Floristry Facebook page @floristrysmtafe Opens in a new window

SFL40115 AWO8 Floristry Certificate IV Part Time
Murdoch
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Become a Flower Master

Are you ready to turn your passion for flowers into a budding career as a florist? Our Certificate IV in Floristry teaches the advanced, complex components required to turn floristry into a successful business venture.

Some of the skills you will gain include:

  • Evaluating current practices
  • Analysing market conditions
  • Staff leadership and guidance

You will learn advanced floral design principles for various settings such as corporate, competition, contemporary and events.  This course is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE over 2 semesters, which equates to 1 year of part-time study.

Our lecturers have a wealth of industry experience, a passion for flowers and offer a supportive training environment for you to gain a National Qualification, and expose you to the exciting  industry of professional floristry.

To see some of the incredible work created by our floristry students and lecturers visit our Floristry Facebook page @floristrysmtafe Opens in a new window

SFL20115 AWP3 Floristry (Assistant) Certificate II Part Time
Traineeship
Murdoch
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Ready for the sweet smell of success?

When you complete the Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant) you'll have taken the first steps towards a rewarding career in the creative floristry industry.

Our lecturers have a wealth of industry experience, a passion for flowers and offer a supportive training environment for you to gain a National Qualification, and expose you to the exciting  industry of professional floristry.

This course provides trade-level training for the floristry industry.

Gain these skills:

  • imaginative art and design
  • construction methods for floristry design
  • floristry retail sales and service

To see some of the incredible work created by our floristry students and lecturers visit our Floristry Facebook page @floristrysmtafe Opens in a new window

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