MST20616 – Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Registered Training Organisation Number: 41475

Course Description

Fundamental skills required for a career in the fashion industry are learnt in a boutique nurturing environment that includes sketching, colour pallets, sustainability, alterations, pattern modification, millinery, garment construction using specialised machinery for the fashion industry.

Students build their portfolio by following a client brief, working with sketches and specification sheets developing mood boards, colour boards and fashion story boards are included in the student’s portfolio.

There are 13 units in this qualification comprising 4 core and 9 elective units of competence.

Careers in the Textile and Manufacturing Industry

Suitable for individuals interested in starting their own business or as a machinist in a small studio. Assisting with alterations and repairs and working in retail in a fashion boutique, bridal or fabric shop, as a window dresser. These suggestions are only a few of the careers associated with the textile and manufacturing industry and with the plethora of new evolving technology, there are new industry careers being created all the time.

9 -12 months duration, (blended learning) face to face with some homework, the course can be completed online with 6 weekends face to face seminars and practical components.

MST20616 – Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology


  • Module 1: Environmental Practice, Work Safely
    – MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    – MSMWHS200 Work safely
  • Module 2: Explore Fibres, Fabrics and Colour
    – MSTGN2011 Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry
    – BSBDES301 Explore the use of colour
  • Module 3: Draw Pattern & Identify Design
    – MSTML1001 Make a simple headpiece
    – MSTCL2010 Modify patterns to create basic styles
    – MSTCL2011 Draw and interpret a basic sketch
  • Module 4: Machines Used in Garment Manufacturing and Sewing Components
    – MSTFD2006 Use a sewing machine for fashion designs
    – MSTCL2005 Use specialised machinery to assist assembly production
    – MSTCL2019 Sew components, complex tasks
  • Module 5: Garment Repairs, Product Quality & Standards
    – MSTCL3015 Perform garment repairs and alterations
    – MSS402051 Apply quality standards
    – MSTGN2006 Perform test or inspection to check product quality

On completion of Certificate II, you may gain straight RPL into Certificate III, and complete two qualifications with a further 5 units.

Course Enquiry

Course Enquiry

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Phone: 044 7262 130

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