Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising is intended for assistant design and product development roles in the fashion industry, as well as assistant roles associated with managing fashion product as part of a fashion enterprise. Skills include design and product development, as well as technical production skills to support management and fashion businesses.
Outcomes allow for specialisation in fashion design and product development and business merchandising, as well as generalist roles. Business outcomes build on technical production skills and provide a basis for career progression to design or business management roles.
This course focuses on the main areas of a fashion business and is suitable for those who are looking to start their own fashion business as well as working in the industry. This is a comprehensive theory-based course that will ensure you gain a solid understanding of all the elements that drive a fashion business.
*Note: Two (2) extra units have been included in MFI’s program.
This qualification centres on fashion business including computer aided design and illustration and has a strong focus on sales, marketing, supply chains, buying, finance and more.
*Please contact reception for detailed information.
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.
- Day: twelve months
- Three days per week of face-to-face delivery/assessment
- Eighteen hours per week of self-directed learning
- Evening: twenty-two months
- Two evenings per week, including Saturdays (an average of two Saturdays per month) of face-to-face delivery/assessment
- Six hours per week of self-directed learning
These are based on the average student, each individual will vary
All classes are held at Melbourne Fashion Institute, Level 2, 156 George Street, Fitzroy, 3065