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Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Career Area:Creative Industries, Fashion & Media National Code:LMT60307
Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and TechnologyStudents with the Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology, or
the Certificate III in Clothing Production are encouraged to do this course.

This course is for people who want to learn and apply creative, practical,
technical skills and knowledge, and to explore the application of design and
product development processes as a means of gaining employment or self
employment in the fashion industry at management level.

The focus of this qualification is on the design and development of fashion
concepts from research through to patternmaking, sizing, fitting and analysis,
construction, garment realisation to merchandising, all within a fashion
industry context.

The principles and techniques of block construction, figure and size analysis,
patternmaking and garment cutting and construction are the key to successful
garment design and development.

Depending on the electives selected, areas covered include textile fibre and
fabric identification and analysis of their characteristics, fabric manipulation
to achieve creative effects, identifying design influences, sketching, fashion
illustration, and applying design elements and principles to fashion concept
development, developing product specifications, development of the fashion
designs through patternmaking, pattern draping, grading and advanced
construction techniques for complex garments, lingerie and swimwear design,
block construction using sizing systems, analysing garment fit, calculating
costs and communicating and selling design concepts, using computer technology
and specialist fashion computer software for fashion industry applications. The
training environment will simulate what it is like to work in the fashion
industry, and how to work safely to produce quality product outcomes.

Industry-linkage work placement with a host fashion company is included in the
course.

This course can be studied as a new entrant for approximately 3 years full-time
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Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed
Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology or achieved equivalent industry
experience.

Career Pathways

Product developer, design room manager, product manager, patternmaker and grader, specification technician, fashion prototype developer, production manager, supply chain manager, brand manager, and fashion merchandiser.

Prior Learning

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!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Newcastle Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
Various
Thanks for visiting! Hunter TAFE is taking enquiries for this course commencing in 2017.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full-time, part-time day or evening. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, or with a mix of campus and online.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225.

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Timetables are subject to change. You may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Click here for more information.

The 2017 fee will be published soon.

Students can pay their fee upfront or take out a VET FEE-HELP Loan. This study now, pay later option is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government.

More information is available from the Fees and Charges section of this website. Please note it is a requirement to read the VET FEE-HELP Information for 2017 booklet before applying for this loan. It is important to note Census Dates. Your Census Dates are the last day you can withdraw your enrolment without incurring the cost for each Unit of Study.

You may be eligible for a fee exemption which will be confirmed at enrolment.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the students own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises Hunter TAFE customers of their obligations with regard to Student Fees and Additional Costs, and of eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on the Hunter TAFE website

Units of Competency will be confirmed prior to enrolment. Alternatively, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225 to discuss with a member of our team.

Other Information

The aim of this course is for learners to acquire and apply creative, technical skills, and to explore processes in the design and development of fashion concepts, providing opportunities for the development of critical thinking skills, conceptualisation through application of the design process and management skills relevant to the fashion industry.

The range of knowledge and skills gained in this qualification will prepare a person to apply creative and practical skills for employment or self-employment as a fashion professional in management, design, production or sales / marketing. This requires awareness of market trends, the ability to design commercially viable product for a specific market or client, specification
development, the application of fashion industry computer hardware and software skills in pattern development, fitting, construction, costing, working with in-house and out-sourced production and supply personnel, and International supply chains
establishment and management.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

To enrol in training subsidised by the NSW Government, a statutory declaration is required as proof of citizenship. The declaration must confirm that you will provide evidence of citizenship on request including one of the following:
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Green Medicare Card
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa will be accepted.

You’ll need to bring any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW) so we can assess your eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer.

Please contact us on 131 225 if you would like further information.

Enquire Now
Newcastle Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: , , weeks
How to Enrol: Thanks for visiting! Hunter TAFE is taking enquiries for this course commencing in 2017.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full-time, part-time day or evening. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, or with a mix of campus and online.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225.
Proposed Timetable: Timetables are subject to change.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: You may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Click here for more information.

The 2017 fee will be published soon.

Students can pay their fee upfront or take out a VET FEE-HELP Loan. This study now, pay later option is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government.

More information is available from the Fees and Charges section of this website. Please note it is a requirement to read the VET FEE-HELP Information for 2017 booklet before applying for this loan. It is important to note Census Dates. Your Census Dates are the last day you can withdraw your enrolment without incurring the cost for each Unit of Study.

You may be eligible for a fee exemption which will be confirmed at enrolment.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the students own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises Hunter TAFE customers of their obligations with regard to Student Fees and Additional Costs, and of eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on the Hunter TAFE website
Units of Competency:

Units of Competency will be confirmed prior to enrolment. Alternatively, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225 to discuss with a member of our team.

Important Information: Other Information

The aim of this course is for learners to acquire and apply creative, technical skills, and to explore processes in the design and development of fashion concepts, providing opportunities for the development of critical thinking skills, conceptualisation through application of the design process and management skills relevant to the fashion industry.

The range of knowledge and skills gained in this qualification will prepare a person to apply creative and practical skills for employment or self-employment as a fashion professional in management, design, production or sales / marketing. This requires awareness of market trends, the ability to design commercially viable product for a specific market or client, specification
development, the application of fashion industry computer hardware and software skills in pattern development, fitting, construction, costing, working with in-house and out-sourced production and supply personnel, and International supply chains
establishment and management.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

To enrol in training subsidised by the NSW Government, a statutory declaration is required as proof of citizenship. The declaration must confirm that you will provide evidence of citizenship on request including one of the following:
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Green Medicare Card
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa will be accepted.

You’ll need to bring any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW) so we can assess your eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer.

Please contact us on 131 225 if you would like further information.

Disclaimer

Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.