Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising


National Code: MST50116

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About the course

Course Number: MST50116-01V02

Are you looking to take your fashion design skills to the next level? Our Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising is your opportunity to do exactly that. This course will equip you with the skills required to take on assistant design and product development roles in the fashion industry. You will also gain the skills to effectively support fashion management functions within fashion enterprises.

As well as a wide range of topics covered by electives, you will develop high-level skills in areas such as; applying quality standards, undertaking cost estimates, networking in the fashion industry, presenting design concepts, operating computing technology, and identifying fibres, fabrics and textiles.

Studying this course through North Coast TAFE means you will be learning from enthusiastic professionals with vast industry experience and industry connections. If you're ready to take a step towards advancing your career in the fashion industry, contact us now to secure your place in this course.

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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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