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Certificate IV in Fashion Design

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Fashion Design is about the creation of a design through to production and  commercial sale. Students will study the history of fashion right through to learning about the latest International trends and learning forecasting tools – to be able to create and meet with latest emerging fashion trends. Pattern Making and Sewing is also an integral part of the fashion design process. You will learn the skills to pattern make and convert all your designs into wearable commercial garments. The Academy trains on commercial sewing machines to remain as close to industry requirements as possible.  Fashion Business is also a very important part of your training. Learning to use the latest software to trade sketch, create production documents, costings, grading and marketing. We have a high standard in training with lots of opportunities to take part in competitions, industry events, work with photographers and stylists in the creation of portfolio images. We have a high standard and output in portfolio – especially with the resources of makeup artists, stylists, photographers and commercial studios available to our fashion department.
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START DATE

17th February 2017

DAYS OF DELIVERY

Friday

deadline

15th February 2017

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COURSE TITLE

Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design & Technology

COURSE CODE

MST40516

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CRICOS

TARGET MARKET

VET School students, Part-time students, Mature age students.

DELIVERY

FACE TO FACE DELIVERY

DELIVERY HOURS

QTH RECOMMENDED

DURATION

1 Year

LOCATIONS

Level One, OASIS Shopping Centre, Broadbeach.

FEE INFORMATION

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REGISTRATION FEE – $150.

THE REGISTRATION FEE MUST BE PAID TO COMPLETE ENROLMENT PROCESS & SECURE YOUR POSITION IN THE COURSE.

HOW TO ENROL

Stage 1

  1. Talk to your careers / Vocational advisor to get authorisation to attend an external VET course.

  2. When you have this approval. Collect a ‘Vocation & Education training Enrolment Form’. Complete the form [include you LUI number ].

     

 Stage 2

  1. Complete an ENQUIRY form from the course page of your choice.

    ‘ENQUIRE’ BUTTON.

 Stage 3

WHEN WE HAVE RECEIVED YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION WE WILL SEND YOU A ‘WELCOME’ LETTER AND AN INFORMATION EMAIL THAT ASSISTS YOU WITH THE REST OF THE ENROLMENT PROCESS.

 WE WILL ALSO ORGANISE A VISIT TO THE CAMPUS TO SEE OUR FACILITIES AND FURTHER DISCUSS COURSE CONTENT.

 

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL US IF YOU REQUIRE ANY ASSISTANCE WITH ENROLMENT.

EQUIPMENT

1. Patternmaking Pack: 

  1. Textbook:

“Patternmaking for Fashion Design” by Helen Joseph-Armstrong (approx. $100) 2.    Ruler Kit, includes: 2 x Set Squares, Curved Ruler & Grading Ruler ($120)

  1. Dart Marker ($3.90)
  2. Tracing Wheel ($16.77)
  3. Pattern hooks ($1.63 x 5)

TOTAL $ 148.82   2. Garment Construction Pack: 1.   Bobbin Case ($16.13) 2.   Bobbins x 5 ($1.88 each= Total $9.40) TOTAL $ 25.53   The following equipment must be supplied by student: Patternmaking:

  • A3 Spiral bound sketchbook with 120 pages (60 sheets)
  • Mechanical Refill Pencils & Refills
  • Rubber
  • 0.4 mm Felt Pens: Black, Red, Blue
  • Black Fine Point Permanent Marker (e.g. “Sharpie” brand)
  • Paper Scissors (large, to cut cardboard)
  • Glue Stick

Sewing:

  • A4 arch lever folder
  • A4 plastic sheet protectors (one pack of 50 available from Officeworks)
  • A4 Black card (one pack of 50)
  • 4 meters of Calico fabric, either bleached (white) or unbleached (cream)*
  • Sewing box* (or storage container) to store the following equipment:
    • Fabric scissors (good quality)*
    • Snips*
    • Chalk (preferably pencils)*
    • Unpicker*
    • Measuring tape*
    • Pins – with pearl or coloured heads only! (NOT small metal heads)*

NOTE: Equipment marked with * are available online from “M.Recht” or from Spotlight Retail Store. Additional equipment required for other subjects: Fashion Illustration, Production Practices and Design & Product Development:

  • A3 sketchbook with 120 pages (60 sheets)
  • A3 Display book for portfolio
  • Colour pencils – good quality & at least 24 pack (e.g. “Derwent” brand)
  • Lead pencils: 2B, 4B and 6B
  • Sharpner
  • For Week 3: Illustrator Felt Pens (“Copic” or “Touch” brand, available from art stores:

Riot, Musgrave Art Supplies etc. or online)”:

  • 1x Barely Beige
  • 1x Warm Grey

Textiles and Business Studies:

  • A4 arch lever folder x 2
  • Dividers with Tabs (tab width suitable for plastic sheet protectors) x 2
  • A4 plastic sheet protectors (one pack of 50)
  • A4 Black card (one pack of 50)
  • Craft Glue

History & Research and Colour & Design Theory:

  • USB memory stick (at least 16GB)

We recommend for students to purchase an external hard drive to store work for entire duration of the course. NOTE: Students must have all equipment prior to commencing the course. Patternmaking paper will be supplied by the Academy of Design. Please contact Academy of Design Administration or Trainer during office hours, if you have any further queries regarding the above. Additional equipment required for completing own garment designs: Patternmaking:

  • Equipment purchased from start of course

Garment Construction:

  • Fabrics & trims etc. for own Designs
  • Equipment purchased from start of course

Ensure that you have all above equipment prior to starting own garment designs. Patternmaking paper will be supplied by the Academy of Design. Please contact the Academy of Design Administration or Trainer during office hours, if you have any further queries regarding the above.

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Fantastic Certificate IV Fashion Design student’s work !

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Design and Product Development

MSTFD5007     Analyse influences on contemporary fashion design

MSTFD2005     Identify design process for fashion designs

MSTFD4005     Interact and Network with Fashion Industry Participants

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Colour & Design Theory

MSTFD2005     Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design development

MSTFD4002    Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design development.

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Fashion Illustration

MSTFD5011    Produce fashion illustrations to assist product visualisation

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Production Practices 1

MSTGN5007   Prepare procedures and specifications for TCF operations

MSTGN2009   Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace

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Textiles Theory

MSTCL3301     Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

MSTGN2011    Identify fibres and textiles used in the TCF industry

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History and Research

MSTFD4014   Identify influences on contemporary designs and construction techniques

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Pattern Making 1

MSTFD2010     Modify patterns to create basic styles

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Garment Construction 1

MSTCL2004       Sew Components

MSS402051       Apply Quality Standards

MSMWHS200   Work safely

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Design and Product Development 2

MSTFD4003 – Assist in the preparation of preliminary design concepts

MSTFD4005 – Communicate & sell concepts

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Pattern Making 2

MSTCL3009   Develop pattern from a block using basic pattern making principles

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Production Practices 2

MSMENV272   Participate in environmentally sustainable practices

MSTFD4004    Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

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Garment Construction 2

MSTFD4001     Cut fabrics for prototype designs

MSTFD4016     Sew Design prototypes

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