If you love fashion, working with fabric and design and would like to progress to a career in the fashion industry, the Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology will introduce 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 pre-requisites for this course.
But you must be enrolled as a VCE or VCAL student in a school.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will attain the MST20616 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology
How to apply
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
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All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession