TAFE Queensland

Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

MST30816TAFE Queensland
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6 monthsfull-time
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Why study this course

Make a start on your fashion career with this entry-level course. You will graduate with a portfolio of work and be qualified to work as an assistant designer. The fashion industry is undergoing an exciting transformation, with technology allowing indie designers to get an international following from their home studio. This course will give you the skills you need to draw and interpret basic sketches, modify patterns to create basic styles, identify fibres, fabrics and textiles, and use electronic fashion design tools. Our highly experienced and passionate teaching team have years of industry experience and will give you the one-on-one guidance needed to prepare you for a career in fashion. Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a fashion design assistant. It will also give you the core skills needed to undertake further study in the field.

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Fashion Designer, Retail Store Manager, and Visual Merchandiser.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Mt Gravatt

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, TAFE Queensland can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

Explore roles related to this industry:

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Fashion Designer
Retail Store Manager
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Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and TechnologyMST30816

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Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

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