If you already have sewing and pattern-construction skills and would like to take them to the next level, this is the perfect course for you. This advanced program will further develop your skills in fashion design and clothing production across the fashion industry. Within this course you will learn more in-depth facets of fashion design, and look at fashion trends through forecasting and developing a collection to showcase at the end of year exhibition.
This qualification is used to develop the skills and knowledge over a range of units,
- Design a small collection
- Develop skills in design
- Create patterns from block to meet specifications
- Perform machining of advance construction garments
- Drape fabrics to develop patterns
- Communicate and sell design concepts
- Develop skill using electronic fashion design tools
- Explore colour
- Explore contemporary fashion design through the 20th Century
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSMWHS200 Work safely
MSS402051 Apply quality standards
MSTCL3001 Identify fabric performance and handling requirements
MSTCL3002 Prepare and produce a complex whole garment from specifications
MSTCL3013 Interpret patterns and apply pattern information
MSTFD2006 Use a sewing machine for fashion design
MSTGN2013 Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry
MSTCL4004 Determine and perform garment maintenance or repair
MSTFD4002 Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design development
MSTFD4010 Create pattern to meet design specifications applying advanced patternmaking principles
MSTFD4011 Cut fabrics for prototype designs
MSTFD4012 Develop product specifications for fashion design
MSTFD4013 Grade 2-D patterns
MSTFD4016 Sew design prototypes
MSTFD4022 Source materials and resources for production of TCF designs
MSTCL3007 Embellish garment by hand or machine
MSTCL3009 Develop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principles
MSTCL3010 Sew woven and stretch knit garments
MSTFD2005 Identify design process for fashion designs
MSTFD4014 Identify influences on contemporary fashion designs and construction techniques
MSTFD4021 Drape fabrics to make patterns
MSTFD4005 Communicate and sell design concepts
ICPPRP225 Produce graphics using a graphics application
MSTFD4001 Apply design studio process
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)
Full-time: 12 months
This course is classroom-based and supported by Moodle, our online student learning system. This course is full-time 1 day a week for the duration of 12 months. Delivery schedule for 2021 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, this is an excellent opportunity to start or extend your exhibition practice for your portfolio.
If you have not completed Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production MST30116, you will be required to complete all twenty five (25) units of competency in order to achieve Certificate IV in Clothing Production. It is also advised that students have skills in using 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 utilise Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Cloud (PhotoShop), Outlook, and other online applications such as Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram.
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 $6,200.00 (Tuition $6,200.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $1,240.00 (Tuition $1,240.00, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $8,680.00 (Tuition $8,680.00, 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.
Entry via Certificate III: If MST30116 in Clothing and Textile Production has been successfully achieved, only thirteen (13) additional units are required to achieve MST40219 Certificate IV in Clothing Production.
Upon completion of this qualification you may continue to develop your skills and knowledge with further study in fashion and design.
When You Can Enrol
Apply online now for the course commencing in February 2021.
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