The Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology introduces you to all facets of the fashion design and production process.
Career opportunities, include:
- This course is a starting point if you are interested in further study and a career in the fashion design field, in a variety of different areas. These can include fashion design, pattern making and drafting, production, marketing or styling.
- The VCE VET Applied Fashion Design and Technology course provides an introductory overview of fashion design, which may lead to employment opportunities producing fashion products where a basic understanding of design skills is required. It is particularly suitable for those who are self-employed and involved in low volume production (for example, for markets, repairs and alterations).
Pathways to further study:
- Completion of this course will provide you with a folio of fashion design work suitable for use at interview for a variety of fashion design courses from certificate, through to diploma and degree level. You may be able to claim credit transfer for some units, when you apply for further study in the VET sector.
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Studying the Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology at Holmesglen
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.
If you love fashion, working with fabric and design and would like to progress to a career in the fashion industry, this course would be a perfect starting point.
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.
Timetable: Students must attend classes at Holmesglen's St Kilda Road campus on Wednesdays from 1.30pm to 5pm.
||Identify design process for fashion designs
||Use a sewing machine for fashion design
||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
||Apply quality standards
||Draw and interpret a basic sketch
||Produce a simple garment
||Make simple creative work
||Modify patterns to create basic styles
||Produce a simple textile fabric or product
||Embellish garment by hand or machine
||Design and produce a simple garment
||Make a simple headpiece
| Code || Name |
|MSTFD2005||Identify design process for fashion designs|
|MSTFD2006||Use a sewing machine for fashion design|
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MSS402051||Apply quality standards|
|MSTCL2011||Draw and interpret a basic sketch|
|MSTCL1001||Produce a simple garment|
|CUAPPR201||Make simple creative work|
|MSTCL2010||Modify patterns to create basic styles|
|MSTTX1001||Produce a simple textile fabric or product|
|MSTCL3007||Embellish garment by hand or machine|
|MSTFD2001||Design and produce a simple garment|
|MSTML1001||Make a simple headpiece|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
When undertaking the course, you must be enrolled as a VCE or VCAL student in a school.
Qualification and recognition
This course is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and is part of the VCE or VCAL program.
Students who complete the MST20616 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology will be eligible for six units of credit towards their VCE, with four units at Units 1 and 2 level, and a Units 3 and 4 sequence.
Students who receive a Units 3 and 4 sequence for VCE VET Applied Fashion Design and Technology will be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10 per cent of the average of the primary four scaled studies).
The VCE VET Applied Fashion Design and Technology course does not offer scored assessment.
How to apply
If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.
T: 03 9209 5109
For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.