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Fashion Open Days

In fashion, it's not just about what you know, but who you know. Some of our major partners, who visit our students in our studios regularly, include Puma, Stussy, Target and the Melbourne Spring Fashion Festival. Visit us on Open Day and meet the Coordinator and tour the facilities which will introduce you to the world of fashion design and the production process. At this Information Session you will be able to ask questions and learn more about what is offered in our Fashion Design courses. You can also come along to find out more about our VET in Schools Fashion course, the Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology. Our experienced teachers will provide you with information on how we can support you to successfully complete units towards your Year 11 and Year 12 studies as well as highlight future study pathways and career opportunities

- , Thu, 29 Nov - bookings essential.

Holmesglen St Kilda Road Campus, 332 St Kilda Rd Southbank Australia

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Holmesglen's School of Fashion offers cutting edge courses for students who aspire to a career in the fast-paced world of fashion. Innovative design is at the forefront of our delivery, underpinned by a comprehensive technical foundation in pattern engineering, garment construction and the application of CAD design tools.  Our courses will connect you with industry professionals and give you the chance to undertake local and international internships.
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If you love fashion, working with fabric and design, and would like a career in the fashion industry, the Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology could be the perfect starting point for you.

This course introduces you to all facets of the fashion design and production process.

You will learn how to create fashion illustrations, both by hand and digitally, put together colour and fabric proposals, draft patterns and sew garments.

You will learn all of these skills in purpose built, industry standard facilities and on the latest industrial equipment, taught by industry professionals.


If you love fashion, working with fabric and design and would like to progress to a career in the fashion industry, this course could be the perfect starting point for you.

The Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology introduces you to all facets of the fashion design and production process.

During the course, you will learn how to create fashion illustrations, both by hand and digitally, put together colour and fabric proposals, draft patterns and sew garments. You will learn all these skills in purpose built, industry standard facilities, and on the latest industrial equipment, taught by industry professionals.

This is a VET Delivered to Secondary School Students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.


This course provides a general grounding in basic fashion design, including identifying fibres and fabrics, fashion illustration, designing and creating patterns and blocks, making and manufacturing, and using electronic fashion design tools.

You will graduate from the course with a sound knowledge of the fashion design process and have skills to obtain entry level work in occupations such as assistant designers and pattern makers, who work with and support other fashion industry personnel. 

The course incorporates simulated workplace activities and will prepare you for further studies in a variety of fashion design and textiles courses at diploma and degree level.

You will produce a folio of work that can be used when applying for further studies.


Holmesglen's Bachelor of Fashion Design is a cutting edge course for those who aspire to a career in the fast paced world of fashion. Innovative design is at the forefront of our delivery, underpinned by a comprehensive technical foundation in pattern engineering, garment construction and the application of CAD design tools.

Right from the start, this dynamic course connects students with industry professionals as they undertake local and international internships. Students learn a perfect blend of practice and theory from lecturers who share their years of local and global industry experience.

The range of opportunities open to our graduates is vast, from establishing their own business to positions with local designers and global companies.

Learn from our highly skilled educators, who are also practising professionals with extensive experience in the local and global fashion industry. They understand what it takes to be successful in the competitive world of fashion, and know exactly how to support you to achieve your goals.

Our classes are small and our continual investment in the latest equipment and software ensures you are kept abreast of the latest skills and techniques that the industry demands.

Holmesglen Fashion is located on St Kilda Road, opposite the Shrine of Remembrance, with inspirational views across the cityscape - an ideal learning environment to get those creative energies flowing and turn designs into reality.

Our state-of-the-art fashion facility is an easy stroll to visit suppliers, stockists, the National Gallery of Victoria and major fashion festivals, such as Melbourne Fashion Week and the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.


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