Fashion

Fashion

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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.

Fashion and Merchandising

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.

  • Statement of Attainment Introduction to Fashion Business

    900-82800

    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.

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  • Statement of Attainment Sustainable Fashion

    900-82848

    Turn your passion into purpose and make a real difference to the future of the fashion industry. With sustainability strategies and expertise in the circular economy, you'll be able to launch your career as a sustainable fashion design assistant.

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  • Statement of Attainment History of Fashion

    900-82957

    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.

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  • Statement of Attainment Fashion Digital Product Visualisation

    900-81221

    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.

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  • Statement of Attainment Fashion Business

    SG00007526

    Be across the business of fashion with this fast-paced and practical course. Upskill with a focus on sustainability and circulatory strategies to enhance your brand’s business success. Gain the skills to tap into consumer needs and demands.

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  • Statement of Attainment Fashion Marketing

    SG00007527

    Deepen your knowledge of marketing in the fashion industry and upskill by learning the marketing process. Become a brand manager or retail buyer by applying your talents to a strategic marketing plan meeting the needs of the brand and its audiences.

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  • Diploma Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

    MST50119-01

    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.

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  • Diploma Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Design and Product Development)

    MST50119-02

    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.

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  • Diploma Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Fashion Business)

    MST50119-03

    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.

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  • Advanced Diploma Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

    MST60119-01

    Build high-level skills and demonstrate your creative flair as you specialise in design, merchandising and product development in the commercial fashion industry.

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Fashion Design

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.

  • Statement of Attainment Digital Fashion Drawing

    900-82801

    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.

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  • Statement of Attainment Digital Fashion Pattern Grading

    900-82714

    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.

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  • Statement of Attainment Make and Sew Professional Garments – Level 1

    900-81133

    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.

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  • Statement of Attainment Fashion Digital Pattern Making

    900-81222

    Grow your digital expertise and steer your career’s progress. Upskill in the fashion and apparel industry learning Gerber Technology and the digital production process. Graduate ready for roles such as digital grader and head pattern maker.

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  • Statement of Attainment Make and Sew Professional Garments – Level 2

    900-81123

    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.

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  • Certificate II Applied Fashion Design and Technology

    MST20616-01

    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.

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  • Certificate III Applied Fashion Design and Technology

    MST30819-01

    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.

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  • Diploma Fashion

    HE20516V01

    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.

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  • Bachelor Fashion Design

    HE20506V02

    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.

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Millinery

Learn the intricate tricks of hat making. Transform your skills in patternmaking, fabric sewing and embellishments into show-stopping headwear and a small business.

  • Statement of Attainment Millinery Fundamentals

    900-82920

    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.

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  • Certificate III Millinery

    MST30316-01

    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.

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