CERTIFICATE IV IN APPLIED FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING MST40516

COUTURE, PATTERN ENGINEERING FOR APPAREL, COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION, BUSINESS

Couture

“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 Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising combines subjects Couture, Pattern Engineering for Apparel (PEA) and Computer Aided Design and Illustration.  This course is suited to those who have prior skills in first year Pattern Making, Fashion Design and has commenced Computer Aided Design and Illustration (CAD). This course will enable you to develop further into advanced Pattern Making techniques and made to measure Couture wear while extending and developing your CAD skills to a higher level. Examples of relevant jobs include (but are not limited to) Fashion Designer, Fashion Graphic Designer, Couturier, Pattern Technician and Production Manager.

CERTIFICATION
Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (MST40516)

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Couture
  • Pattern Engineering for Apparel (PEA)
  • Computer Aided Design and Illustration (ADV CAD)

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

LEARNING

  • Industry specific, simulating work environment
  • Instructional
  • Combination of theory and practical learning
  • Research
  • Trade Skills
  • Homework
  • IT Skills
  • Small class sizes of 8 to 15 students

ASSESSMENT
Assessment requires completion of all assignments, set tasks, projects, tests & 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.

PRE-REQUISITES

Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology MST30816

PATHWAYS

Dual Qualification of Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising and Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Design and Product Development Stream) (MST50116) concluding in third year.

EQUIPMENT AND MATERIAL

  • Approx $900+ per year (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 2 years old)
  • Student Technical Workbooks
    • Pattern Engineering for Apparel – $66 Purchased from MFI
    • Couture and Advanced Couture Techniques – $77 purchased at MFI
  • Detailed equipment lists received at enrolment
  • Printing costs apply

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