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Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Career Area:Creative Industries, Fashion & Media National Code:MST60116
Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and MerchandisingThis qualification is intended for design and product development roles in the fashion industry, as well as roles associated with managing fashion business as part of an enterprise. Skills include design and product development, as well as technical production skills and business.

Skills may be applied at various stages across the design, production and supply chain continuum, according to workplace roles and enterprise requirements. Outcomes allow for specialisation in fashion design or business, as well as generalist roles.

This qualification applies to management of textile, clothing and footwear (TCF) operations that requires knowledge of fashion design and technical production processes, the use of emerging technologies and TCF merchandising techniques that may be applied at various stages of the supply chain.

This qualification offers a generic MST60116 Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising, as well as two pathways targeting the skill requirements of fashion designer and fashion business management.

The following additional qualification descriptors are approved for this qualification:
Pathway 1: MST60516 Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising
(Design and Product Development)

Pathway 2: MST60516 Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising
(Business and Merchandising)

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements in some environments. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Career Pathways

Fashion Designer
Fashion Merchandiser

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Students with Disabilities

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