Certificate II in Millinery (07)

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

This qualification is part of the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package. It is for people who want to learn and develop a range of creative, technical and theoretical skills needed to work in a workroom or studio as a milliner's assistant or milliner. Skills covered may include: millinery design and development processes such as identifying and selecting appropriate materials, making felt for millinery, flat patternmaking, millinery sewing and adhesion techniques, millinery production processes such as placing and cutting patterns, using millinery pressing, steaming equipment, hand blocking and shaping techniques, making stitched hats.

Entry Requirements:

Year 10 or equivalent; or mature age (20 years of age or older)


12 units: 7 core; 3 specialist; 2 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Follow defined OHS policies and procedures; Apply quality standards; Work in the textiles, clothing and footwear industry; Identify materials used in millinery; Make flat patterns for millinery; Block and shape millinery by hand; Assemble simple blocked millinery components. Specialist: Use millinery steaming and pressing equipment; Apply millinery sewing and adhesion techniques; Perform test or inspection to check product quality; Use specialised machinery to assist assembly production; Draw and interpret a basic sketch; plus more and electives.

Study Pathways:

Certificate III in Headwear/Millinery

Accepts International Students:


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