Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology - MST30819

TAFE NSW

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

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required to work in applied design and production roles within the clothing and fashion industry.This qualification is suitable for workers producing fashion products where a basic understanding of design and marketing as well as sewing skills for specialist machinists, support roles in patternmaking, production of digitally printed or embroidered fabrics or garments is needed. Items to be produced would include a single or small range of products. This qualification is particularly suitable for those who are self-employed undertaking low volume production of items for local distribution outlets, for example, markets.Elective units of competency can be chosen to meet the specialist skills needs of the area of application.No occupational licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication.

Subjects

  • Provide coaching/mentoring in the workplace
  • Estimate and cost job
  • Lay up and cut complicated fabrics and lays
  • Lay up, mark and cut uncomplicated fabrics and lays
  • Replicate traditional hand craft techniques
  • Draw and interpret a basic sketch
  • Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context
  • Prepare for personalised digital printing
  • Apply quality standards
  • Implement copyright arrangements
  • Sew woven and stretch knit garments
  • Use a sewing machine for fashion design
  • Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry
  • Perform minor maintenance
  • Design and produce a simple garment
  • Explore the use of colour
  • Maintain computerised embroidery machines
  • Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace
  • Manage digital files
  • Modify patterns to create basic styles
  • Identify fabric performance and handling requirements
  • Set and produce digital embroidery
  • Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements
  • Use colour management systems
  • Demonstrate features of digitised embroidery machines
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Produce and manage basic digital print
  • Perform test or inspection to check product quality
  • Apply dyeing techniques to produce Indigenous textile designs
  • Apply hooping and fabric handling techniques
  • Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business
  • Draw a trade drawing for fashion design
  • Coordinate work of team or section
  • Use colour management for production
  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
  • Work in the TCF industry
  • Identify design process for fashion designs
  • Work within an Indigenous cultural framework
  • Digitise artwork for computerised embroideries
  • Work safely
  • Develop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principles
  • Apply cost factors to work practices
  • Preflight and import complex images for digital devices
  • Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes
  • Despatch work
  • Manage the impact of change on own work
  • Set up and produce specialised digital print
  • Design and produce indigenous printed textiles to a brief
  • Set up, adjust and maintain industrial sewing machines
  • Determine resource requirements for the micro business
  • Use steaming and pressing equipment in TCF production
  • Make marker for complicated fabrics and lays
  • Market design product to local outlets
  • Produce embroidery from digitised images
  • Undertake root cause analysis
  • Assemble bra or swimwear
  • Prepare design concept for a simple garment
  • Generate a proof for digital production
  • Generate artwork for computerised embroideries
  • Apply advanced digitising techniques to produce computerised embroideries
  • Apply software applications to digital production
  • Organise and plan own work in a home-based production environment
  • Prepare and produce a complex whole garment from specifications
  • Perform garment repairs and alterations
  • Interpret patterns and apply pattern information
  • Digitise text to produce embroidered lettering
  • Apply printing techniques to produce Indigenous textile designs
  • Embellish garment by hand or machine
  • Work in a team environment
  • Use computer systems
  • Advise on products and services

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Lidcombe College
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Lismore Campus
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time
Casino Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Coffs Harbour Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Macksville Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 34 weeks
Kempsey Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 34 weeks
Port Macquarie Campus
No
  • Full-time : 34 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Part-time
Wauchope Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 34 weeks
Ultimo College, Main Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Macquarie Fields College
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time
Kingscliff Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wollongbar Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks

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