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 will introduce you to all facets of the fashion design and production process.
Career opportunities, include:
- design assistant
- quality controller
- sewing machinist
- production support
Pathways to further study:
- MST40519 Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Technology
Study at home through remote learning
While measures are in place to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), units of theory for this course will be delivered remotely and other units delivered on campus with social distancing in place.
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Studying the Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology at Holmesglen
Through the design process, you will learn how to create fashion illustrations, both by hand and digitally, put together colour proposals, modify 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.
Full time - Three days per week for six months.
Part time - Tuesday and Thursday evenings and all day Saturday for three terms of nine weeks, with each term covering a discrete skill: Sewing, Design and Pattern Modification.
To be awarded the MST20616 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology, competency must be achieved in thirteen units of competency: four core units of competency
nine elective units of competency.
||Apply quality standards
||Press work for production support
||Use a sewing machine for fashion design
||Draw and interpret a basic sketch
||Work in a team
||Identify design process for fashion designs
||Draw a trade drawing for fashion design
||Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace
||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
||Use specialised machinery or processes to assist TCF production
||Modify patterns to create basic styles
||Design and produce a simple garment
| Code || Name |
|MSS402051||Apply quality standards|
|MSTCL2017||Press work for production support|
|MSTFD2006||Use a sewing machine for fashion design|
|MSTCL2011||Draw and interpret a basic sketch|
|MSMSUP106||Work in a team|
|MSTFD2005||Identify design process for fashion designs|
|MSTFD3004||Draw a trade drawing for fashion design|
|MSTGN2014||Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace|
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MSTCL2005||Use specialised machinery or processes to assist TCF production|
|MSTCL2010||Modify patterns to create basic styles|
|MSTFD2001||Design and produce a simple garment|
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 formal entry requirements.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
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
After completing this course, you will receive the MST20616 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology.
How to apply
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
Additional costs may apply to students who may require a Working With Children Check, National Police Check, consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and immunisation costs as relevant to the course requirements.
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 more about paying for your course.