This course builds the basics, enabling you to gain the skills and knowledge for your start in this vibrant industry. You will learn pattern construction, illustration, and garment construction using a variety of materials and techniques by studying aspects of the fashion design process. This course covers ideas and concept building, right through to completed garments.
This qualification is used to develop the skills and knowledge over a range of units:
- Identify fibres and fabric
- Draw a trade drawing for fashion design
- Develop skills in design
- Construct patterns from measurements
- Develop garments from specification
- Explore and apply creative design process
- Explore and identify fibres and fabrics
- Develop drawing skills
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSMWHS200 Work safely
MSMSUP102 Communicate in the workplace
MSS402051 Apply quality standards
MSTGN3002 Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes
MSTCL3002 Prepare and produce a complex whole garment from specifications
MSTCL3009 Develop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principles
MSTCL3010 Sew woven and stretch knit garments
MSTFD3003 Prepare design concept for a simple garment
MSTFD3004 Draw a trade drawing for fashion design
MSTCL2008 Finish garment production
MSTCL2011 Draw and interpret a basic sketch
MSTFD2005 Identify design process for fashion designs
MSTGN2013 Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry
BSBDES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
CUADIG304 Create visual design components
MSTCL3007 Embellish garment by hand or machine
MSTFD2006 Use a sewing machine for fashion design
MSTCL3001 Identify fabric performance and handling requirements
The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. A range of assessment strategies to meet different student’s needs will be selected. Assessments will be through your portfolio, projects given tasks and assignments.
By successfully completing this course you will receive a nationally recognised AQF Qualification.
- Assistant dressmaker able to produce complex whole garments
- Assistant clothing production
- Assistant patternmaker
- Alterations hand
- Clothing retail assistant
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
- McKoy Street, Wodonga Vic (Main campus)
12 months, 2 days a week
2 days per week on campus (Tuesday & Wednesday) for the duration of 12 months. This course is classroom-based and supported by online learning in Moodle, our student learning system.
Note: 2021 delivery schedule to be advised.
While there are no field placements associated with this course, all students have the opportunity to enter student fashion awards and exhibit their work throughout the year. All student participate in a major exhibition in November each year, and this is an excellent opportunity to start or extend your exhibition practice for your portfolio.
An interview is required - please contact us to make an appointment time.
Once you submit an application for this course you will receive a separate email from LLN Robot to complete a Learning, Reading, Writing, Oral and Numeracy test online. Please check your junk mail if this does not come to your inbox.
- Please allow one hour to complete the LLN Robot assessment. You will need a computer with speakers or headphones as there is an audio section in the assessment.
- Your LLN Assessment will need to be completed one week after receiving it to progress your application to the next stage, or your application may be withdrawn due to inactivity.
- If you are unable to access the LLN Robot link please contact our Customer Engagement team **as soon as possible.**
- Note: Completion of and passing the LLN Robot Assessment does not guarantee a place in the course at Wodonga TAFE. Numbers are limited and selected applicants will be contacted to attend an interview. If an applicant is not accepted into their preferred course they will be contacted and provided information on alternate pathways and/or courses.
Government Funded $3,320.00 (Tuition $3,320.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $664.00 (Tuition $664.00, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $4,980.00 (Tuition $4,980.00, Materials $0.00)
Fees Additional Information
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the 'Apply Now' tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
How to apply
Apply via the ‘Apply online now’ button in this course information page. If the course is not available for online application, you can submit your enquiry via the online form below. Alternatively, please feel free to contact our friendly customer service team on 1300 69 8233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: We reserve the right to close course intakes early. Many courses have limited places and high demand. Early applications are recommended. We reserve the right to cancel intakes and courses if there are insufficient student numbers.
- There are no pre-requisites for entry into this qualification, however it is advised that students have basic skills in using sewing machines and IT, as technology is used throughout the course to organise and maintain data.
- Students are required to have access to a sewing machine, computer, digital camera or phone camera.
- Students will use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Cloud (PhotoShop), and Outlook, as well as other online applications such as Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram.
Upon completion of this course students can continue their studies into Certificate IV in Clothing Production MST40216.
When You Can Enrol
Apply now for the course commencing February 2021.
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