The Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production is delivered as an apprenticeship model in a clothing production environment, where the target cohort has full-time access in their workplace to specialised sewing machinery, cutting and pressing equipment, and performs multi-skilled operations and processes of a routine and repetitive nature.
Career opportunities, include:
- pattern room assistant
- production support
- sewing machinist
- press operator
- quality control
- product sourcing
Pathways to further study:
- higher AQF level programs through direct entry or articulation
- MST40219 Certificate IV in Clothing Production
- MST40519 Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design & Technology
Studying the Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production at Holmesglen
You will learn to operate equipment productively and take responsibility for specialist machines or processes where the work is mostly predictable and the emphasis is on safety, efficiency, process control and problem solving.
5 core units of competency and 14 elective units of competency, consisting of:
1 unit from Group A
10 units from Group B and C
3 units from other qualifications in this training package
||Communicate in the workplace
||Apply quality standards
||Press work for production support
||Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry
||Perform industrial sewing on textile products
||Set up, adjust and maintain industrial sewing machines
||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
||Work in a team
||Use specialised machinery or processes to assist TCF production
||Finish garment production
||Identify fabric performance and handling requirements
||Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace
||Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes
||Use inclusive work practices
||Provide coaching/mentoring in the workplace
||Sew components, complex tasks
||Contribute to garment production process improvements
||Interpret patterns and apply pattern information
| Code || Name |
|MSMSUP102||Communicate in the workplace|
|MSS402051||Apply quality standards|
|MSTCL2017||Press work for production support|
|MSTGN2013||Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry|
|MSTTX2014||Perform industrial sewing on textile products|
|MSTTX3014||Set up, adjust and maintain industrial sewing machines|
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MSMSUP106||Work in a team|
|MSTCL2005||Use specialised machinery or processes to assist TCF production|
|MSTCL2008||Finish garment production|
|MSTCL3001||Identify fabric performance and handling requirements|
|MSTGN2014||Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace|
|MSTGN3014||Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes|
|BSBTWK301||Use inclusive work practices|
|MSMSUP382||Provide coaching/mentoring in the workplace|
|MSTCL2019||Sew components, complex tasks|
|MSTCL3011||Contribute to garment production process improvements|
|MSTCL3013||Interpret patterns and apply pattern information|
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 for this training product, however learners must meet the eligibility requirements set by the host employer and have an active Epsilon contract entry into the program.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training applicants are required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training review. These will assist with determining suitability to the course, verify the training plan and identify any learning support needs.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
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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 receive the MST30119 Certificate III in Clothing & Textile Production.
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
A representative from the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship||$3,395|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
*Mandatory Materials and Activities fees are still payable by all students including students who may be eligible for Government subsidised/Concession fees.
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable 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. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
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
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