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.
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.
- Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (MST50116)
- Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Business and Merchandising) (MST50116)
- Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Design and Product Development) (MST50116)
- Diploma of Textile Design and Development (MST50216)