TAFE NSW

Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology - MST20616

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification provides an introductory overview of skills applied in the fashion industry. It includes skills used in the design and production of garments and millinery, as well as in the development of unique fashion and textile designs used in Indigenous Australian culture. The qualification is designed to apply in a highly supervised context, such as VET in Schools, or other equivalent introduction to fashion industry environments.No occupational licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication.

Structure

  • 13 units: 4 core
  • 9 elective

Subjects

  • Assemble simple blocked millinery components
  • Place and cut millinery patterns
  • Produce and attach millinery trims
  • Draw and interpret a basic sketch
  • Apply quality standards
  • Use a sewing machine for fashion design
  • Lay up and mark uncomplicated fabrics and lays
  • Perform minor maintenance
  • Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace
  • Design and produce a simple garment
  • Modify patterns to create basic styles
  • Use specialised machinery or processes to assist TCF production
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Perform test or inspection to check product quality
  • Work safely with chemicals in TCF operations
  • Sew components
  • Apply dyeing techniques to produce Indigenous textile designs
  • Use a sewing machine
  • Coordinate work of team or section
  • Work in the TCF industry
  • Identify design process for fashion designs
  • Produce a simple garment
  • Work within an Indigenous cultural framework
  • Work in a team
  • Work safely
  • Perform tasks to support production
  • Press work for production support
  • Use steaming and pressing equipment in TCF production
  • Make flat patterns for millinery
  • Make millinery with flat pattern components
  • Apply millinery sewing and adhesion techniques
  • Produce felt for millinery
  • Block and shape millinery by hand
  • Sew components, complex tasks
  • Package and handle TCF items for storage or despatch
  • Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry
  • Apply printing techniques to produce Indigenous textile designs
  • Produce a simple textile fabric or product
  • Make a simple headpiece
  • Identify materials used in millinery
  • Perform basic maintenance of headwear

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kempsey Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Lidcombe College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Macksville Campus No
  • Full-time : 17 weeks
Moree Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Port Macquarie Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wauchope Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Kempsey Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources:- Compulsory equipment; Scissors, sewing thread, sewing machine, overlocker, iron, work desk and suitable chair. Access to a Computer, camera (most phone cameras are suitable) to take photographs of your work to upload to the online Moodle platform. Students will need to have their own basic materials including a range of pencils, coloured media such as paints, and coloured pencils. Sufficent drive space for storage of digital files. Depending on projects students will need to purchase supplementary items such as fabrics and accessories to create fashion garments. A detailed materials list will be provided with each assessment event.

Campuses: Lidcombe College.

Students will be required to purchase Fashion Industry tools of the trade such as pattern making equipment, sewing equipment, design equipment, a full list of materials to purchase will be given out at Orientation. A sewing machine for practice and homework is desirable.

Campuses: Macksville Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES** You will need to provide for yourself the following resources: To complete class tasks and assessment activities at home, students will need to have their own basic art materials including a range of pencils, fine line pens, coloured media such as paints, and coloured pencils. Students will also need to source additional fabrics and finishes to create garments of their choice relevant to project briefs. To keep copies of assessment tasks a folder, flash drive or portable drive will be required. Having access to a domestic sewing machine or overlocker at home is an advantage, and will enable you to complete sewing tasks out of class.

Campuses: Moree Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- fabrics- scissors- additional resources depending on the project

Campuses: Port Macquarie Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**To complete class tasks and assessment activities at home students will need to have their own basic art materials including a range of pencils, fine line pens, coloured media such as paints, and coloured pencils. Students will also need to source additional fabrics and finishes to create garments of their choice relevant to project briefs. To keep copies of assessment tasks a folder, flash drive or portable drive will be required. Having access to a domestic sewing machine or overlocker at home is an advantage and will enable you to complete sewing tasks out of class.

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