“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 Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising course covers the skills and knowledge required to work as assistant designers, assistant fashion graphic designers, and assistant specialist production technicians, such as patternmakers and sewing machinists, who support design and production within the clothing and fashion industry.
This qualification includes design outcomes which build on technical production skills and knowledge, to provide a basis for career progression to design, construction and pattern technician roles.
This course includes advanced pattern making methods with a focus on commercial and made to measure production and a higher level of computer aided design and illustration.
To be awarded the MST40516 Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising, competency must be achieved in twenty-five (25) units of competency consisting of:
This qualification combines advanced pattern making, advanced garment construction, computer aided design and illustration and bespoke production.
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
Commencement of Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Design and Product Development Stream) MST50116 concluding in third year.
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.