“The small class sizes provide a great learning environment as our mentor is able to explain couture techniques in detail, one-on-one.”
Cecile Michel, Couture
The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course 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.
Skills may be applied at various stages across the design, production and supply chain continuum, according to workplace roles and enterprise requirements and involve the use of both manual and digital design tools.
Outcomes allow for specialisation in fashion design and product development and business merchandising, as well as generalist roles. Design outcomes build on technical production skills and provide a basis for career progression to design or business management roles.
To be awarded the MST50116 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising, competency must be achieved in thirty-five (35) units of competency:
This qualification extends into advanced production skills and knowledge and includes fashion business content.
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.
Completion of Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology
Commencement of the Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course
EQUIPMENT AND MATERIAL
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