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MST60119 Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

National ID: MST60119 State ID: BEP4
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Learn to design in the creative and cultural heart of the city.

North Metropolitan TAFE’s well established fashion department offers a stimulating design space that combines creativity with the underpinning practical skills necessary for success in an exciting and challenging industry.

The Advanced Diploma builds on the skills you've gained from the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising.  You will learn in simulated workplace design studios where original design interpretations, lateral thinking and extensive research are encouraged.

During this course you'll be given the opportunity to get involved in our creative community by participating in collaborations across various learning areas such as product design, jewellery design, graphic design and visual art; and gain real industry experience through our work placement programs.

On completion you’ll have an impressive skill set preparing you for further study or work in the real world. 

Please note: the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising(opens in a new tab) contains pre-requisite units for this Advanced Diploma course, it is therefore strongly recommended that you have completed the Diploma of Applied Fashion and Merchandising (or equivalent) before applying for this course.

This course is only offered in semester one of each year.

  • Research commercial development and production of textiles
  • Develop a textile product range
  • Manage the fashion design process
  • Develop a fashion range
  • Refine digital art techniques
  • Develop marketing strategy for fashion

I have the following attributes:

  • Creative flair and an eye for detail
  • Autonomous worker
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills
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

Please note: It is strongly recommended that you have completed MST50119 Diploma of Applied Fashion and Merchandising (opens in a new tab) (or equivalent) before applying for this course as the Diploma contains pre-requisite units for the Advanced Diploma.

Job titles may include:

  • Fashion Production Assistant
  • Design Assistant
  • Pattern Cutter
  • Sample Machinist
  • Fashion Event Organiser
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Fashion Illustrator

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

Estimated Course Fee

Estimated Concession Fee

Eligible for VSL

VSL Capping

$9,000.00 $9,000.00 Yes $16,077.00

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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