Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Computer Aided Design Cad
Fabric And Fibre Technology
Fabric Technology
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Shortest full-time duration

3 years

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The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology prepares you for occupations such as fashion design, support roles, advanced pattern making, merchandising, marketing, retail buying and supply chain management. The Advanced Diploma builds on the skills within the Diploma and prepares you for the higher technical levels of additional occupations such as fashion design, design and production management, advanced pattern making, product development and management of fashion design systems.

Both qualifications are entry-level programs with 35 and 45 core and elective units respectively. Delivery of this course may include a combination of classroom/workshop, industry placement and/or workplace and work-based training and assessment. Each qualification comprises core competencies and a selection of electives and the pathway to the diploma will incorporate the certificate III (or competencies from these qualifications).
Graduate career opportunities

The type of careers this qualification leads to may include Fashion Designer, Technical Designer, Patternmaker, Assistant production manager, Quality controller, Garment Technician, Assistant production/operational manager, Assistant Fashion stylist and Fashion blogger.

Post graduate study pathways

Students completing this course will be able to apply for and transfer credits into the Bachelor of Fashion at Holmesglen and the Australian Design Academy.

Additional information

You will gain advanced skills in design, patternmaking, product development, fashion business management, buying, marketing, textile design and couture sewing techniques. You will also master computer-aided design and pattern-making programs as well as aspects of fashion social media marketing.

Facilities and staff

This course will be delivered from Richmond Campus.

Accredited code

LMT41007 - Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

LMT50307 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

LMT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology