Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production (MST30116)

PATTERN MAKING AND GARMENT CONSTRUCTION

Melbourne Fashion Institute PMGC 2

“This class is very busy, we are always working and learning but I love it. I have learnt so much and I would definitely recommend this course to anyone wanting to learn pattern making and garment construction.”
Caitlin Austin, Pattern Making and Garment Construction

ENQUIRE/ENROL

The Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production is a 1 year course that focuses solely on Pattern Making and Garment Construction (PMCG). This course will provide traditional and industrial methods of pattern making and sewing. The course is beneficial to anyone wanting to be a dressmaker, pattern maker/technician, sample hand, machinist or fashion designer. This skill set is essential in almost all areas of the fashion industry. It is a great foundation course that can be built upon with advanced subjects in various pathways.

CERTIFICATION
Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production (MST30116)

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Construction of master patterns and samples
  • Basic construction and sewing skills
  • Proficient handling of industrial sewing machines
  • Pressing technique
  • Formation of reference manual of all pattern blocks studied
  • Sizing

LEARNING

  • Industry specific, simulating work environment
  • Practical application
  • Instructional
  • Research
  • Trade 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 and projects. Assessment will also be based on pattern block formation, ability to use and industrial machine and sewing capabilities. In order to develop knowledge and skills to successfully complete the course, students are required to be punctual and encouraged to attend all classes.

PRE-REQUISITES
None

PATHWAYS

  • Certificate IV in Clothing Production (MST40216)
  • Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology (MST40516)
  • Credits apply

EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

  • Approx $500+ (Costs will vary depending on quality of accessories and quantity of fabric purchased)
  • Student Technical Workbook:
    • Pattern Making & Garment Construction $55 purchased at MFI
  • Detailed equipment lists received at enrolment

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