Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Certificate III

National Code: MST30816

Course information

About the course

Course Number: MST30816-01V02

Do you have creative style and a keen eye for fashion? Do you dream of working in the fashion, clothing and textiles industry? Our Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology will equip you with skills, knowledge and industry contacts to help launch your career in fashion.

You will learn what it is like to be part of the exciting fashion design process of creating a concept and seeing it through to completion. Learn new skills and improve your ability to design and sketch garment ranges and assemble them using current industry quality methods used by Australian Fashion Designers.
This course is designed to follow on from the Certificate II Applied Fashion Design and Technology course. Participants who have not completed the Certificate II or equivalent prior learning are advised that Certificate II units are embedded within the Certificate III.

You will be provided with course notes and practical demonstrations on the tasks you will learn and will be supported by passionate and professional trainers with extensive experience in the industry.

You will be required to purchase materials for some practical components of the course.
Take your creative skills and see where it could lead you; you could gain a rewarding career in the global fashion industry or more personalised private work from your home studio.   

This qualification is suitable for an Australian traineeship pathway.

Course study options

Offered on 6 campuses

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North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.

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