AWARD COURSE

Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology


National Code: MST30816
TAFE SA Code: TP01034


Description

This course gives you a basic understanding of design skills, pattern making and garment construction for the fashion industry. Your future career path may include producing single garments or a small range of products for small business or local distribution such as markets.

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Up to 6 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Fashion Designer Fashion Designer

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Study Load
Scheduled


Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Total Fees for the 6 month course
Subsidised
$3,060
Concession
$1,845

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$5,355
    • Students will need to access industry specific machinery and major equipment while studying at TAFE SA Fashion Program.
    • Students are also required to provide their own equipment kit, consisting of basic sewing, patternmaking and design tools. An equipment kit list detailing the requirements and supplier information is provided to students by the TAFE SA Fashion Program.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    This qualification aims to give students an introductory overview of fashion design and is particularly suitable for those who are self-employed undertaking low volume production of items for local distribution outlets, such as markets.

    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

    Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology (MST30816)
    This qualification provides skills in OH&S, quality standards, TCF computing technology, designing, drawing and interpreting sketches, modifying patterns, fibres and fabrics, using a sewing machine, sewing components, designing and producing a simple garment. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 4 core units and 15 elective units.

    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.

  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply quality standards 30
    Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry 80
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 30
    Work safely 30

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Design and produce a simple garment 80
    Draw and interpret a basic sketch 30
    Embellish garment by hand or machine 40
    Identify design process for fashion designs 40
    Interpret patterns and apply pattern information 30
    Market design product to local outlets 30
    Modify patterns to create basic styles 50
    Perform minor maintenance 30
    Prepare and produce a complex whole garment from specifications 60
    Prepare design concept for a simple garment 80
    Sew components, complex tasks 70
    Sew woven and stretch knit garments 40
    Use a sewing machine for fashion design 80
    Use steaming and pressing equipment in TCF production 20
    Work in the TCF industry 40
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