Diploma of Textile Design and Development
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package. It covers occupations involved in the design and production of textile products such as screen printed, woven, knitted, tapestry and experimental textile products.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work in the textiles, clothing and footwear industry; Identify fibres, yarns and textile materials and their uses in textile production; Identify fibres and fabrics; Implement and monitor OHS in the workplace; Analyse textile design influences; Assist in the development of textile designs; Analyse use of colour in textiles; Develop textile designs using computer-based design programs; Develop textile designs and specifications. Electives: Analyse product and determine machine settings; Contribute to the development of products or processes; Interpret and apply textile calculations and specifications; Understand and apply textile science; plus more.
About RMIT UniversityFounded in 1887, RMIT became a university in 1992. It offers both higher education and vocational education courses with over 82,000 students including 28,000 international students, of whom 17,600 are taught outside Australia (almost 7,000 at RMIT Vietnam).
Over 900 courses exist to graduate at all levels, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and associate, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. RMIT University is a global university of technology and design offering areas of study including: aerospace and aviation; architecture, building and planning; art and design; business; communication; community and welfare; computing and information systems; education and training; engineering and related technologies; environment; health sciences; humanities, social sciences and legal; manufacturing and processing; and science and mathematics.
RMIT has three campuses in Melbourne, Australia, with smaller sites at Hamilton and Point Cook. Main campus in Melbourne's CBD is spread over a number of Melbourne city blocks. There are art galleries, cinemas, bookshops and cafes on campus. The Brunswick campus is six kilometres from the city and offers state-of-the-art specialist graphic technology, fashion and textile facilities - with access to the on-campus International Fibre Centre. The Bundoora campus is set in extensive parklands and offers courses in life sciences, education and manufacturing/mechanical engineering.
RMIT also two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Barcelona, Spain. We also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Belgium, Spain and Germany, and we enjoy research and industry partnerships on every continent.
RMIT was awarded the Premier's Award for International Education and the award for Excellence in the inaugural Victorian International Education Awards.
Provider CRICOS: 00122A RTO code: Uni; 3046
DiplomaCourse code: LMT50507
- Full-time internal = 1 year
No minimum education
Life after Study
Textile designers produce ideas and designs for printed, woven or knitted textiles and many patterned surfaces.