Costume designer, creative director, pattern maker, product developer, buyer, production assistant, trend forecaster.
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
Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising
This qualification is intended for assistant design and product development roles in the fashion industry, as well as assistant roles associated with managing fashion product as part of a fashion enterprise. Skills include design and product development, as well as technical production skills to support management and fashion businesses. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 9 core units and 26 elective units.
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Costume Design) - Flinders University
The Bachelor of Creative Arts (Costume Design) is a Flinders University degree offered in collaboration with TAFE SA*. The degree gives you the skills to design patterns and construct costumes as well as giving you knowledge of costumes from different periods of time. You will have the opportunity to apply your practical and research skills in a performance project for either stage or screen.
*Students will enrol concurrently in the Flinders' Bachelor of Creative Arts (Costume Design) and the TAFE SA Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (MST50116).
of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.
* 2021 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings