Certificate IV in Clothing Production MST40216

COUTURE AND ADVANCED COUTURE TECHNIQUES

Advanced Couture

“I finished my first wedding dress for a client yesterday. Thank you MFI for all your help and guidance. The Couture course has given me so much confidence and I could not have completed the dress without help and assistance from my mentor.” Ellen Stainstreet, Advanced Couture

This qualification course is intended for those who perform specialised production or multi-skilled operations and supervision roles, within the textiles and clothing production environment.

 

It covers skills and knowledge in the application of specialised technical and supervisory skills within clothing production enterprises.

 

Relevant occupations include supervisory roles in a production environment, patternmakers and sample machinists. Work outcomes require workers to operate and take responsibility for specialist production machines or processes where the work is mostly predictable and the emphasis is on safety, efficiency, process control and problem solving.

 

It allows for a multi-skilled approach to clothing production and provides a basis for career progression to higher skills in the applied fashion design and technology area.

 

This course includes advanced pattern making methods and embellishments with a focus on made to measure production to a higher level.

CERTIFICATION

To be awarded the MST40216 Certificate IV in Clothing Production, competency must be achieved in twenty-five (25) units of competency consisting of:

  • Eight (8) core units of competency
  • Seventeen (17) elective units of competency

COURSE OUTLINE

This qualification combines advanced pattern making, advanced garment construction, bespoke production and embellishment techniques.

*Please contact reception for more detailed information.

LEARNING

  • Industry specific, simulating a work environment
  • Instructional
  • Practical application
  • Research
  • Trade skills
  • Homework
  • Small class sizes of 8 to 15 students

ASSESSMENT

Assessment requires competence in units that align to all assignments, set tasks and projects. In order to develop the knowledge and skills to successfully complete the course, students are required to be punctual and encouraged to attend all classes.

MFI PRE-REQUISITES

Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production MST30116

PATHWAYS

None

EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

  • Approx $1000 (cost will vary depending on quality of accessories and quantity of fabrics purchased)
  • Student Technical Workbooks:
    • Couture and Advanced Couture Techniques – $77 purchased from MFI
  • Detailed equipment lists received at enrolment.

DURATION

  • Twelve months
  • Two days per week of face-to-face delivery/assessment
  • Twelve hours per week of self-directed learning

These are based on the average student, each individual will vary.

LOCATION

All classes are held at Melbourne Fashion Institute, Level 2, 156 George Street, Fitzroy, 3065.

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