Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Duration (incl. holidays) 97 weeks
Teaching Duration77 weeks
(2 Semesters is 1 academic year)
CRICOS Code066123K
National CodeLMT60307
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfilesFashion DesignerFashion Designer,  Tailors and DressmakersTailors and Dressmakers
FacultiesArts and Design
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    Course Admission Requirements (for International Applications)

    How to Apply

    International Course - application process

    If you are applying from onshore, generally, you will need to apply for an international course to TAFE South Australia at least two months before you want to start your studies in Australia. If you are applying from offshore it is highly recommended that you apply at least four months in advance.

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    Note: You must be an International resident to apply for this course. For Australian residents please visit TAFE SA Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    The sector covers the design and production of women's, men's and children's apparel across, sports, formal, tailored, casual and bridal market areas. In fashion courses, the main business activity focuses on product design and development, technology and garment production. Graduates have the opportunity to work in the fashion design industries as designers, pattern makers, sample makers, product developers, buyers, fashion retailers and managers, CAD operators, production assistants/managers or stylists.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology (LMT60307)
    This qualification provides skills in clothing design, garment production and marketing. 15 core units plus 30 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Packaged University Offer

    This course is available as a Packaged University Offer. The University program(s) for this course: Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Adelaide

    This allows students to accept a joint packaged offer with a local South Australian University, and upon successful completion of TAFE SA qualification, the student is eligible for a guaranteed entry into a nominated University Program. Find out more about Packaged University Offers.

    The benefits of a Packaged University Offer include:

    • Students will be able to apply for a single visa for the entire duration of both programs
    • Guaranteed entry into selected University Programs
    • Guaranteed credits shorten the duration of qualifications and reduces tuition fees over the total duration of study program
    • Graduate with a dual qualification from both TAFE SA and a University (for example Advanced Diploma/Bachelor Degree)
    • Graduate with a competitive mix of practical and theoretical skills

    See relevant Credit Transfer details below.

    Credit Transfer

    You will only receive a joint offer for TAFE SA and University if you apply for a Packaged University Program. If the University course that you have selected is not part of a Packaged University Offers, you will need to apply separately to the University for your selected degree program.

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

    Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

    Credit Gained
    UniversityUniversity CoursePointsTime Equiv.Details
    Flinders UniversityBachelor of Creative Arts (Costume Design - VET Entry Pathway)54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Creative Arts (Fashion - VET Entry Pathway)54 points 18 months Details
    University of AdelaideBachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship36 points 18 months Details


    These course fees are for international students only.

    Tuition FeesIncidental Fees
    Semester 1AUD $7000-
    Semester 2AUD $7000-
    Semester 3AUD $7000-
    Semester 4AUD $7000-
    Fee TotalsAUD $28000-
    Total Course CostAUD $28000

    * Students will be required to purchase learning materials (such as pens, pencils, sketch books etc, and obtain compulsory text books).

    Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    Overseas Student Health Cover

    All overseas students are required to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Student Health Cover.

    Additional Services

    TAFE SA International offers an optional Arrival & Pick up and/or Accommodation Service. For further details please contact us.

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