Take your passion for a chic look into a career full of potential when you study fashion. Learn how to channel your creativity in a fast-paced, high-pressure business environment. Design and make, display and sell, or even direct your designer gaze to hat making. With practical techniques and design principles tucked under your belt, you’ll be ready to walk into your dream job.
Get to the business nitty gritty of the fashion world and grasp the tricks of clothing manufacture. Learn to plan sales strategies and forecast next season’s hot property.
Reap the benefits of studying a short course with a breadth of interchangeable skills. Be immersed in trend forecasting, consumer behaviour and job costing. Showcase your creativity. Design a mock website and branding materials to market a product.
Pair your love for fashion and history together and explore the role of fashion in society and culture from the 15th through to the 21st century. Deep dive into historical events and developments which have influenced fashion and contemporary design.
Build your digital skills to take your experience in fashion and apparel into the technological era. Gain skills in using Adobe software to enhance your existing industry knowledge and strengthen your design capabilities.
Apply your creative aptitude to the niche industry of costume design, gain experience working on live productions and graduate with the connections and skills needed to excel in this exciting and artistic industry.
Gain transferrable skills to apply across the fashion industry filling skills gaps identified by employers. Learn to do research, pattern making, garment alternations and modifications while learning about sustainable fashion including upcycling.
Find your fit in the textiles, clothing and footwear industry as you bring your creative visions to life. Focus on garment design drawing, patternmaking and sewing skills and develop the skills you need to succeed in the fast-paced world of fashion.
Join prestigious fashion alumni including Nicky Zimmerman, Alex Perry and Dion Lee, and chase your dream of working in the fast-paced fashion industry. You’ll gain a range of skills that enable you to work with the design team in the planning, development and execution of ranges within the fashion industry.
Build high-level skills and demonstrate your creative flair as you specialise in design, merchandising and product development in the commercial fashion industry.
Fill your sketchbook with creative ideas and bring your vision to life. Examine seasonal and sustainable practices, follow industry trends and learn clothing design and construction.
Enhance your creative drawing flair with digital fluency. Re-enter the fashion industry with fresh trade drawing techniques, a portfolio of work and the ability to use Adobe Suite. Gain a competitive edge through upskilling your design career.
Re-enter the fashion industry in style. This course will equip you with contemporary industry skills using Gerber AccuMark Systems. Enjoy practical delivery and develop your ability to create a size chart and digitally grade patterns.
Learn the skills necessary to forge a career in fashion design. From making patterns, to amending them, to sewing at a professional level, this course will equip you with the basics you need to succeed in the fashion industry.
Give your sewing capabilities a polished edge with the nationally accredited Statement of Attainment in Make and Sew Professional Garments - Level 2. Develop patterns according to the fabric characteristics and turn them into statement pieces.
Make a statement as a design assistant in the vibrant world of fashion. Learn entry-level design, patternmaking and sewing skills as you explore your creative talent in upcycling and repurposing garments.
Explore your fashion potential and pursue your creative talents in a course that has produced successful Australian fashion alumni. Learn the design, patternmaking and creative skills you need to make and sell your own garments. Work as a machinist in an alteration business, or as a fashion design assistant.
Kick-start your career in the fashion in industry with the Diploma of Fashion at the Fashion Design Studio. In this Higher Education Diploma you will achieve a broad understanding of the fashion business from textiles, to design and illustration, through to fashion branding and marketing. You’ll get hands-on experience using the latest design software and have an understanding of how designs are taken from concept to production. In this course, you’ll develop an understanding of the fashion industry and develop foundation skills to work in a design context or a fashion business environment.
The Bachelor of Fashion Design is a three-year career focused qualification that prepares you to work as a creative professional in the global fashion industry. You’ll refine your craft at the Fashion Design Studio, a leading force in the Australian Fashion industry since 1955. This degree aims to identify and nurture your individual design aesthetic and fashion interest, and to equip you for sustained creative fashion design practice. You are taught through a global fashion business lens, and we draw on our international links to ensure your learning is aligned with current trends. You’ll participate in two work placements and be ready to enter the design world with confidence and establish your professional networks. In your third year, you’ll create and present your collection and graduate with a portfolio of realised work. Graduate as a highly creative, work ready fashion designer with the skills to work as an independent design professional or as a member of a collaborative design team.
Learn the intricate tricks of hat making. Transform your skills in patternmaking, fabric sewing and embellishments into show-stopping headwear and a small business.
Indulge your flair for fashion and channel it into an exciting millinery career. For a unique occupation that develops specialist skills in sewing that you can apply to multiple study pathways and industries, this short course is just the beginning.
Explore your creative flair and become a milliner or hat designer in the vibrant and niche millinery industry. Learn the foundational skills needed to create your unique masterpieces, aim for the stars with a career at a fashion house or launch your own millinery business.