This course is for people who want to learn and apply fundamental creative,
practical skills and knowledge as a means of gaining employment at an
introductory level in the fashion industry.
Depending on the electives selected, you will learn about different aspects of
the fashion industry, including:
- basic sketching
- identifying and applying design processes
- identifying and selecting fibres and fabrics according to their
performance and handling characteristics
- product development processes such as basic pattern making, cutting,
machining, embellishing and finishing fashion garments, dyeing and
printing techniques to produce Aboriginal textile designs, marketing
to local outlets and using computing technology relevant to the
You can select a special series of units targeted to the development and
application of the unique fashion and textile designs used in Aboriginal
culture, enabling you to specialise in fashion or textile design for a market
requiring this speciality.
In a highly supervised training environment you will learn what it is like to
work in the fashion industry, and how to work safely and produce high quality
This is a hands-on course that allows for creative expression to develop and be
displayed through the development and production of fashion garments and/or
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Pathways into the qualification
Direct entry into this qualification requires completion of a total of nineteen
(19) units of competency according to the rules described below.
Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed
LMT21707 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology or achieved
equivalent industry experience.
Junior in the fashion industry. The course will also help you make an informed
decision about pursuing further training for a career in the industry.
For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.
Students with Disabilities
If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!