Course Info

Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

National Course Code: LMT50307


This course is for people who want to learn and apply creative, practical, technical skills and knowledge, and to explore the application of design and product development processes as a means of gaining employment in the fashion industry at an assistant manager level. The course provides 'hands-on' learning. It allows for creative expression to develop and be displayed through the design, development and production of fashion ranges by applying design studio processes to meet client briefs. The focus of this qualification is on the design and development of fashion concepts from research through to patternmaking, sizing, fitting and analysis, construction, garment realisation to merchandising, all within a fashion industry context. The principles and techniques of block construction, figure and size analysis, patternmaking and garment cutting and construction are the key to successful garment design and development. Depending on the electives selected, areas covered include textile fibre and fabric identification and analysis of their characteristics, fabric manipulation to achieve creative effects, identifying design influences, sketching, fashion illustration, and applying design elements and principles to fashion concept development, developing product specifications, development of the fashion designs through patternmaking, pattern draping, grading and advanced construction techniques for complex garments, lingerie and swimwear design, block construction using sizing systems, analysing garment fit, calculating costs and communicating and selling design concepts, using computer technology and specialist fashion computer software for fashion industry applications. The training environment will simulate what it is like to work in the fashion industry, and how to work safely to produce quality product outcomes. Industry-linkage work placement with a host fashion company is included in the course.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed
LMT41007 Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Technology or achieved
equivalent industry experience.


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