Fashion, Clothing and Textiles

Sew up a career in fashion, clothing and textiles

Do you have creative style and a keen eye for fashion? Do you dream of working in the fashion, clothing and textiles industry? The world of fashion and style offers exciting employment opportunities and avenues. Work in the creative industries is varied with a range of roles in the fashion industry across the NSW North Coast, Sydney and Australia.

North Coast TAFE offers a variety of courses in design, manufacturing and production in our state-of-the-art facilities to ensure your career in the fashion, clothing and textiles industry is all sewn up.

Top 5 careers under Fashion, Clothing and Textiles

Fashion Designer
Interior Decorator
Upholsterer
Patternmaker
Costume Designer

What kind of students pursue this career?

  • Creative and imaginative
  • Good time management skillls
  • Enjoy working independently
  • Understand the balance of form and function
  • Problem solver
  • Enjoy illustrating and drafting concepts

 

Pin down a career in the Fashion, Clothing and Textiles industry

If you have a passion and a flair for fashion, explore the categories below to find your perfect course. Our courses can put you on the right track for a career in Fashion and Costume Design, Production and Interior Decorating.

Fashion and Costume Design

Possible career outcomes:

  • Milliner
  • Fashion Designer
  • Costume Assistant
  • Wardrobe Assistant
  • Dresser
  • Costume Designer

Fashion and Costume Design  

Clothing Production

Possible career outcomes:

  • Dressmaker or Tailor
  • Patternmaker
  • Clothing Tradesperson

Clothing Production  

Interior Decoration and Soft Furnishings

Possible career outcomes:

  • Interior Decorator
  • Upholsterer

Interior Decoration and Soft Furnishings  

Hear from our students

Marnie

Diploma of Fashion and Technology

ShannonCertificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Pick a category & get started on a career in the fashion and textiles industry