This qualification aims to give students an introductory overview of fashion design and garment construction. This course is a pathway to the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Fashion) - the new Flinders University and TAFE SA course - or the Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (MST60116).
To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 4 core units and 15 elective units.
Choosing a TAFE SA course for school students is a great way to get a vocational qualification while you’re still in high school. You may also gain valuable credits towards your SACE Certificate, an apprenticeship, or a diploma or university.
TAFE SA Courses for School students gives you a taste of what higher education is all about, makes you work-ready, and helps you build practical skills in an adult-learning environment.
TAFE SA Adelaide campus
12 February 2021 to 11 November 2022.
Months, Part Time
6000$1,500 per semester over 4 semesters (2 years). Materials kit $100.
One day per week, six hours per day. Fridays, 9:00am – 3.30pm. Full qualification is delivered over 2 (two) years and includes Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design. Students will be required to purchase a materials kit (approximate cost $100).
Accredited Unit Name
Apply quality standards
Draw and interpret a basic sketch
Modify patterns to create basic styles
Perform minor maintenance
Sew components, complex tasks
Use a sewing machine for fashion design
Embellish garment by hand or machine
Interpret patterns and apply pattern information
Identify design process for fashion designs
Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry
Work in the TCF industry
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Design and produce a simple garment
Market design product to local outlets
Prepare and produce a complex whole garment from specifications
Prepare design concept for a simple garment
Sew woven and stretch knit garments
Use steaming and pressing equipment in TCF production
Course enquiries and more information
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