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Fashion and Textiles Courses

Fashion and Textiles courses let students explore their creativity, learn how to create products and apply their expertise to a professional standard.

Courses in this sector are formulated to equip you with the practical skills and background knowledge you need to accomplish development, processing and innovative tasks within the fashion industry.

More courses will be offered Semester 1, 2018.

Popular courses in Fashion and Textiles

Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Course code: MST50116

This qualification is intended for assistant design and product development roles in the fashion industry, as well as assistant roles associated with managing fashion product as part of a fashion enterprise. Skills include design and product development, as well as technical production skills to support management and fashion businesses.

Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Course code: MST30816

This qualification is suitable for workers producing fashion products where a basic understanding of design and marketing as well as sewing skills for specialist machinists, support roles in pattern making, production of digitally printed or embroidered fabrics or garments is needed.

Bachelor of Fashion Design

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The Bachelor of Fashion Design is a three year professional degree offered at the Fashion Design Studio (FDS) at Ultimo in Sydney.The degree focusses on the individuality of students, and allows you to explore your own creativity, and to draw on various design disciplines to develop your own signature style.

Statement of Attainment in Costume for Stage

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This course is designed to introduce you to the process of researching, designing, fitting and making a costume.

A fashion and textiles course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from designing a line for a runway show to running stylish, dynamic displays as a visual merchandiser. Qualifications in fashion and textiles can lead to a job as a fashion designer, buyer, stylist, pattern maker, or wardrobe supervisor. The average weekly salary for a fashion designer is $1,264.

Whether you're just starting out in your fashion and textiles career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you. TAFE courses in the area include Visual Arts, Design Fundamentals, Introduction to Textiles, Applied Fashion Design and Technology, Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising and Pattern Modification with Commercial Patterns.