AWARD COURSE

Certificate IV in Millinery


National Code: MST40416
TAFE SA Code: TP01035


Description

This course is intended for design and product development roles in the fashion industry, as well as roles associated with managing fashion business as part of an enterprise.

Duration
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Up to 24 months 

Full Time

Fashion Designer Fashion Designer

Locations & Applications

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Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
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.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 24 month course
Subsidised
$0

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
$1,398
$5,590

This course also has an incidentals cost of $121.00 for Two textbooks: Technical Drawing for Fashion by Basia Szkutnicka and The Swatch Book (2nd Edition) by Clive Hallet.

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    • 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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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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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

    Job role titles may include: Pattern Maker; Fashion Designer; Design Manager.

    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 IV in Millinery (MST40416)
    This qualification provides skills in design and product development, as well as technical production skills and business. Students can choose from a design and product development or a fashion business stream. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 11 core units and 34 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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • 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
    Assemble simple blocked millinery components 50
    Block and shape millinery by hand 60
    Identify materials used in millinery 40
    Identify performance and handling requirements of millinery materials 30
    Interact and network with fashion industry participants 80
    Make flat patterns for millinery 20
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 30
    Work safely 30

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply millinery sewing and adhesion techniques 30
    Assemble complex blocked millinery components 60
    Block and shape complex millinery 80
    Make flat patterns from hat blocks 40
    Make millinery using patterns derived from hat block 40
    Make millinery with flat pattern components 20
    Manage millinery procurement and cost millinery products 30
    Modify millinery blocks to make new shapes 40
    Place and cut millinery patterns 20
    Present and display millinery 15
    Produce and attach millinery trims 30
    Sketch and prepare millinery fashion designs 40
    Undertake couture millinery 90
    Undertake initial millinery consultation, subsequent fittings and finishing 40
    Undertake specific millinery construction techniques 90
    Work in the TCF industry 40
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