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Course Number: CUF50507-01V02
This qualification is for people who want to possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and or team in the area of costume and wardrobe services for the film, television and entertainment industries. They may coordinate the operation of a costume department or business or operate on a freelance basis. This course is for people who want to learn and apply creative, practical, technical skills and knowledge as a means of gaining employment in the costume industry as a costume designer or wardrobe supervisor for professional stage and screen productions. The focus of this qualification is on education and training in the areas of costume research, pattern cutting, costume construction and costume accessories design and construction, and the design and realisation of complex and elaborate period and contemporary costumes for performers in a lead or principle role.
NSW Higher School Certificate (or equivalent) or the Certificate in Applied Fashion Design and Technology, or the Certificate lV in Costume for Performance. Candidates should have previous skills and knowledge in patternmaking and garment making either as a result of a fashion-related qualification or vocational experience I garment production.
Live theatre, film and television, wearable art, costume hire, costume wardrobe and theatrical millinery.
A TAFE NSW Certificate IV or Diploma could give you up 6 to 12 months advanced standing in a university degree and some Advanced Diplomas offer even more credit.
Choosing a TAFE to University Pathway at North Coast TAFE is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
More information can be found on our TAFE 2 uni page on our website.
Why study something again if you already have the skills and knowledge? Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is about helping you get your qualification faster and getting you to where you want to be!
Working with one of our RPL assessors we’ll review your life and work experiences as well as any previous study you may have done to confirm just what we can match up with your current course of study.
Note: Some short, licensing or compliance courses, eg Food Safety for Supervisors or First Aid are not granted RPL as demonstrated competency is required by regulatory authorities.
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