Certificate IV in Textile Design, Development and Production - MST40119

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS: 00122A

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required to work in occupations such as design, technical support and development, in the textiles industry, with roles such as product design, production planning and quality control.No occupational licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication.


  • Estimate and cost job
  • Analyse textile design influences
  • Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Produce woven textile samples
  • Apply quality standards
  • 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
  • Plan work activities
  • Present and promote textile design concepts
  • Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace
  • Manage technical processes
  • Produce screen printed textiles
  • Produce knitted textile samples
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Identify quality and types of textile fibres, yarns and fabrics
  • Apply manipulation techniques to create experimental textile samples
  • Perform knitting operations
  • Work safely with chemicals in TCF operations
  • Communicate and sell design concepts
  • Perform routine textile testing and analyse results
  • Produce computer-aided textile design folios
  • Contribute to the development of products or processes
  • Work in the TCF industry
  • Design production tooling
  • Work safely
  • Minimise environmental impact of process
  • Understand and apply textile science
  • Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes
  • Set up, adjust and maintain industrial sewing machines
  • Set up, adjust and monitor a machine for TCF production
  • Select dyes and develop dye specification and recipe for production
  • Undertake textile colouration and finishing
  • Perform computations
  • Participate in product engineering
  • Estimate costs for development of textile designs
  • Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
  • Operate a machine for complex production operations
  • Source textile materials and resources
  • Prepare stencils and screens for textile printing
  • Produce woven tapestry samples
  • Analyse use of colour in textiles
  • Organise and plan own work in a home-based production environment
  • Supervise operations in a TCF enterprise
  • Perform engineering measurements
  • Assist in the provision of on-the-job training
  • Plan and implement production within a work area
  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas
  • Develop drawing skills
  • Apply TCF market supply systems

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Brunswick International: $22,250 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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