The Advanced Diploma of Fashion Design and Merchandising course provides a maximum of creative, technical and business training for those who wish to have careers in a variety of roles within the fashion industry.
This qualification is intended for design and product development roles in the fashion industry, as well as roles associated with managing fashion business as part of an enterprise. Skills include design and product development, as well as technical production skills and business.
The Advanced Diploma applies to management of textile, clothing and footwear (TCF) operations that requires knowledge of fashion design and technical production processes, the use of emerging technologies and TCF merchandising techniques that may be applied at various stages of the supply chain.
This comprehensive course is designed to give students a complete range of practical skills and knowledge in design, production and business. The focus will be on designing a collection of garments for a fashion parade. The course focuses on a broad range of topics that align to most areas of the fashion industry.
This qualification focuses on advanced design processes, production and costings, computer aided design and fashion business.
* Please contact reception to request a prospectus for more detailed information on each subject.
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.
Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology MST30816
Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising MST40516
Commencement of the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course – Design and Product Development Stream MST50116
- Twelve months with MFI pre-requisites
- Four days per week of face-to-face delivery/assessment
- Eighteen 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.