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Statement of Attainment in Make Headpieces as Wearable Art 1

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Overview About this course

Learn to make theatrical costume headwear in this fun, hands-on course. Transform 2D sketches into amazing 3D headpieces and enter your designs in the Sydney Wearable Art Showcase.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Make costume headwear accessories
    Block and shape headwear by hand
    Use the correct equipment, tools and techniques
    Research and explore costume styles and periods to influence your own creations
    Alter and fit headwear to make adjustments

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
    Specialist skills to interpret design drawings and turn 2D sketches into 3D costume headwear
    The knowledge to perform final blocking and shaping to finish brims
    A sound understanding of a range of construction techniques and fabrics to construct headwear accessories
    Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An interest in theatrical costumes and/or fashion design
    Creativity and design sense
    A desire to work with your hands and good hand-eye coordination
    Time management skills
    The ability to work independently or with a team
    A basic knowledge of hand-sewing
    Leather closed toe shoes and hair ties

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: designer's assistant, wardrobe assistant or set/prop assistant with the Certificate III in Design, or milliner, small business millinery owner or Etsy milliner supplier with the Certificate III in Millinery.

Study pathways

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The Statement of Attainment in Make Headpieces as Wearable Art 1 does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Block and shape millinery by hand MSTML2007

  • Make costume accessories CUACOS412

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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