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MST50116 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

National ID: MST50116 | State ID: BDG9

Start on the runway to a successful career in the fashion industry

Learn to design in the creative and cultural heart of the city. North Metro 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 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising begins with the necessary skills for a career in fashion design, such as sewing, pattern cutting, screen printing, digital design skills and fashion drawing. 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. 

Gain these skills
  • Garment design and construction
  • Textile design and digital fabric printing
  • 2D and 3D pattern cutting
  • Digital design and website development
  • Fashion illustration
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

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

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

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
Job opportunities
  • Fashion Production Assistant
  • Design Assistant
  • Pattern Cutter
  • Sample Machinist
  • Fashion Event Organiser
  • Vvisual Merchandiser
  • Fashion Illustrator

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

Further study

North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a range of further study opportunities, see below for a list of related courses.

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 4 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
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Page last updated September 24, 2019