Advanced Diploma of Textile Design and Development - MST60219

RMIT University

Subjects you can Study:

Design and produce printed textiles; Analyse textile design influences; Coordinate quality assurance for TCF products and services; Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices; Produce woven textile samples; Assist in the development of textile designs; Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry; Interpret and apply textile calculations and specifications; Analyse TCF merchandising and marketing principles; Interact and network with fashion industry participants; Select raw materials; Present and promote textile design concepts; Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace; Research and evaluate processes and products; Develop textile designs using computer-based design programs; Produce screen printed textiles; Produce knitted textile samples; Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Design and produce woven tapestry products; Identify opportunities in the TCF market; Identify quality and types of textile fibres, yarns and fabrics; Apply manipulation techniques to create experimental textile samples; Draw 3-D designs; Participate in production planning processes; Work safely with chemicals in TCF operations; Communicate and sell design concepts; Perform routine textile testing and analyse results; Manage production processes; Produce computer-aided textile design folios; Perform industrial sewing on textile products; Contribute to the development of products or processes; Design and produce experimental textiles; Create and produce textile designs for commercial production; Exhibit textile designs or products; Develop a textile product range; Develop and test TCF products or processes; Understand and apply textile science; Cost production of fashion and textile designs; Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes; Design and produce knitted textile products; Market design product to local outlets; Select dyes and develop dye specification and recipe for production; Undertake textile colouration and finishing; Produce printed designs on woven and non-woven substrates; Develop textile designs and specifications; Estimate costs for development of textile designs; Develop and implement a sales or marketing strategy for fashion or textile items; Source textile materials and resources; Prepare stencils and screens for textile printing; Produce woven tapestry samples; Analyse use of colour in textiles; Design and produce woven products; Manage quality system and procedures; Analyse fashion industry textiles to guide commercial development; Implement and monitor WHS and environmental systems in the workplace; Negotiate and manage contracts to produce finished design products; Apply electronic systems to textile design and production; Analyse product and determine machine settings; Research commercial development of textiles; Produce drawings to communicate ideas; Develop drawing skills

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Provider CRICOS: 00122A

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Why Study With Us

One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with industry and the community.

RMIT is renowned for its excellence in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.

RMIT prides itself on its strong industry connections forged over 130 years. Collaboration with industry is integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT is a values-led institution and is dedicated to operating sustainably, respecting Indigenous cultures and supporting intellectual freedom. 

RMIT has outstanding teachers and is one of the top ranked universities for staff qualification.

Facilities & Services

RMIT’s three campuses in Melbourne (City, Brunswick and Bundoora) are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation.

As a global university, RMIT has two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain. We also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

Our cutting-edge facilities, including the newly opened New Academic Street, Swanston Academic Building and Design Hub represent our commitment to developing world-class learning, teaching, training and research spaces.

Students have instant access to a range of activities and programs designed to make the university experience unforgettable.

The support services and networks available at RMIT are designed to help students succeed and remain healthy and happy.

Student services include:

  • International student support and personal counselling
  • Career advice and resume building workshops
  • Job opportunities and industry networking events
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  • Financial advice
  • Small business and entrepreneurial start up support 
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  • Legal advice
  • Child care
  • Student clubs and social, cultural and sporting activities
  • Spiritual support.

Admission and selection

Applying to RMIT? Local and international students can access all information on the RMIT website

Study options

At RMIT, you'll experience an education that equips you with practical skills, inspires you with ideas and prepares you for the workplaces of the future. RMIT connects students with industry mentors and collaborate on projects with real organisations so that you can advance your career. 

RMIT provides you with a diverse range of education options, from apprenticeships, traineeships and certificates to associate and bachelor degrees, and postgraduate degrees by coursework or research. 

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The university also has a range of pathway programs that allow students to work their way from one program to another until they reach the degree they want. Our pathways are more than just regular pre-university programs – many give students guaranteed entry into higher qualifications, and credit to reduce the cost and time needed to complete a degree.

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