DIPLOMA OF APPLIED FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING MST50116

(MFI DESIGN STREAM)

COUTURE, PATTERN ENGINEERING FOR APPAREL, FASHION BUSINESS

MFI Fashion Courses

“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 

ENQUIRE/ENROL

The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising focuses on advanced levels of Couture, Pattern Engineering for Apparel (PEA) and Fashion Business. This combination of design, production and business that align to this Diploma runs over 18 months.  Upon completion of this qualification, students are able to obtain professional roles in computer aided design, production, made-to-measure and business within the fashion industry.

CERTIFICATION
Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising MST50116

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Pattern Engineering for Apparel – advanced pattern making and production
  • Couture – made to measure
  • Fashion Business – product development and business plan

Please contact reception to request a prospectus for more detailed information on each subject.

LEARNING

  • Industry specific, simulating a work environment
  • A combination of theory and practical learning
  • Research
  • Instructional
  • Trade skills
  • IT skills
  • Homework
  • Includes visits to factories and design houses (subject to availability)
  • Small class sizes of 8 to 15 students

ASSESSMENT
Assessment requires completion of all assignments, set tasks, projects, tests and presentations. In order to develop knowledge and skills to successfully complete the course, students are required to be punctual and encouraged to attend all classes.

MFI PRE-REQUISITES

Completion of Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Commencement of Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

EQUIPMENT AND MATERIAL

  • Approx $900+ for year one and two (costs will vary depending on the quality of accessories and quantity of fabric purchased)
  • Current edition of Adobe Creative Suite software package or access to Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Personal laptop required (maximum two years old)
  • Student Technical Workbooks
  • Pattern Engineering for Apparel – $66 Purchased from MFI
  • Couture and Advanced Couture Techniques – $77 Purchased from MFI

Detailed equipment lists received at enrolment.

DURATION

  • 18 months
  • Three days per week of face-to-face delivery/assessment
  • 18 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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