The Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology is designed to develop foundational knowledge and skills to understand the design process, from concept to production, in a fashion industry context.
This is a VET Delivered to Secondary School course and can only be completed as part of a VCE or VCAL program.
Career opportunities, include:
- 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.
Pathways to further study:
- MST40219 Certificate of Clothing Production
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Studying the Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology at Holmesglen
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 could include fashion design, pattern making and drafting, production, marketing or styling.
The 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 aspire to start their own small fashion business, or undertake repairs and alterations for themselves or others.
While on campus, learners will have access to the Adobe Design software.
Wednesdays 1.30pm – 5.30pm
There are 13 units of competency:
4 core units
9 elective units
Learners attend face-to-face, on-campus classes, and the course can be adapted to online delivery using Webex should the need arise.
||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
||Work in a team
||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|
|CUAPPR211||Make simple creative work|
|MSTCL2010||Modify patterns to create basic styles|
|MSTTX1001||Produce a simple textile fabric or product|
|MSMSUP106||Work in a team|
|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.
Learners must be enrolled as a VCE or VCAL learner at a Victorian Secondary School. Secondary schools are responsible for allocating students, who will need to meet LLN requirements of the course.
Learners should discuss their VET course selection and application with their school careers adviser and leadership team prior to enrolling to ensure they have selected the right VETDSS discipline.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
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Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will received the MST20616 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design & Technology.
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.