This sector is responsible for the production of a wide range of apparel and household products. If you wear it, sit on it or walk on it, then it has been made by businesses in this sector.
Increasing competition from imports and rapidly changing consumer tastes and fashions have reshaped the way the clothing and furnishings are produced. Innovative strategies have been adopted, focusing on sophisticated design, supply, marketing and branding. There are opportunities for workers with specialist skills in machining, upholstery, patternmaking and the like.
TAFE NSW courses give you both high-level technical skills and business know-how to succeed in today's competitive international market.