Certificate III in Millinery - MST30316


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

This qualification is intended for those who apply a range of technical skills within a millinery production environment. No occupational licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication.


  • 19 units
  • 9 core
  • 10 elective


  • Assemble simple blocked millinery components
  • Estimate and cost job
  • Place and cut millinery patterns
  • Produce and attach millinery trims
  • Draw and interpret a basic sketch
  • Identify performance and handling requirements of millinery materials
  • Apply quality standards
  • Use a sewing machine for fashion design
  • Perform minor maintenance
  • Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace
  • Block and shape complex millinery
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Use specialised machinery or processes to assist TCF production
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Draw 3-D designs
  • Perform test or inspection to check product quality
  • Work safely with chemicals in TCF operations
  • Sew components
  • Use a sewing machine
  • Coordinate work of team or section
  • Make flat patterns from hat blocks
  • Work in the TCF industry
  • Work in a team
  • Work safely
  • Perform tasks to support production
  • Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes
  • Use steaming and pressing equipment in TCF production
  • Market design product to local outlets
  • Make flat patterns for millinery
  • Make millinery with flat pattern components
  • Apply millinery sewing and adhesion techniques
  • Assemble complex blocked millinery components
  • Produce felt for millinery
  • Block and shape millinery by hand
  • Package and handle TCF items for storage or despatch
  • Make millinery using patterns derived from hat block
  • Use skin, fur or leather to create fashion or textile products
  • Identify materials used in millinery
  • Perform basic maintenance of headwear

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Ultimo College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:You will be required to purchase personal equipment, tools and your millinery fabrics to create your own hats. This cost will depend on types of materials chosen. Cardboard, Pattern Paper and Calico will be provided. Students will need to have access to a computer outside of class hours to complete some of the units of study. If you do not have a computer at home you will be able to access computers in the college library to complete your homework. It would also be beneficial to students if they have access to a sewing machine to use outside of class hours.

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