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.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Construct components (accessories) for costumes worn in screen, media and entertainment industry productions
Integrate individualised sewing and construction techniques with other independent classic or standard techniques
Create hats with an emphasis on functionality, durability, wearer comfort and compliance with design specifications
Select and apply appropriate sewing and adhesion techniques to millinery construction and finishing processes
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
A pathway to further study in millinery, fashion design and theatre production
Credit toward a full qualification
Specialist skills in millinery
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.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
An interest in fashion and hat making
Imagination and creativity
Great interpersonal skills so you can engage with clients and make their visions come to life
A commitment to complete course tasks
The ability to purchase your own hat materials
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: milliner or hat designer in a design studio or workroom with the Certificate III in Millinery and Indigenous design textile printer or fashion design assistant with the Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Millinery Fundamentals does not have any pre-requisite courses.
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.
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.
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