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MST50119 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

MST50119 – Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF), which regulates education in Australia, all students who successfully complete this course will receive a nationally accredited Diploma of Fashion Design and graduate as a professional fashion designer.

MST50119 – Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising has a requirement of thirty-five (35) units of competency. Nine (9) core units of competency plus twenty-six (26) elective units of competency. The units of competency selected by The Online Fashion Design Institute for this qualification can be viewed below:

Core Units

MSMENV272 – Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSMWHS200 – Work safely

MSS402051 – Apply quality standards

MSTCL3001 – Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

MSTFD4006 – Interact and network with fashion industry participants

MSTFD4023 – Calculate cost estimates for TCF products

MSTFD5010 – Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelines

MSTGN2014 – Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace

MSTGN2013 – Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry

Elective Units

MSTFD5003 – Analyse fit model

MSTFD5005 – Manipulate fabrics to create new finishes

MSTFD5011 – Produce fashion illustrations to assist product visualisation

MSTFD5012 – Perform contour draping

MSTFD5029 – Assess impact of current fashion industry innovations and practices

MSTFD5018 – Determine and specify advanced construction processes

BSBMGT617 – Develop and implement a business plan

BSBMKG507 – Interpret market trends and development

MSTFD5023 – Develop marketing plans for fashion products

MSTFD5028 – Develop merchandising plans for fashion products

MSTGN5008 – Identify opportunities in the TCF market

MSTCL3007 – Embellish garment by hand or machine

MSTCL3009 – Develop patterns from a block using basic pattern making principles

MSTFD4002 – Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design development

MSTFD4003 – Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts

MSTGN4004 – Analyse TCF merchandising and marketing principles

BSBMKG419 – Analyse consumer behaviour

MSTFD4014 – Identify influences on contemporary fashion designs and construction techniques

MSTFD4021 – Drape fabrics to make patterns

MSTFD2001 – Design and produce a simple garment

MSTFD2002 – Apply printing techniques to produce Indigenous textile designs

MSTFD2003 – Apply dyeing techniques to produce Indigenous textile designs

MSTFD2005 – Identify design process for fashion designs

MSTFD2006 – Use a sewing machine for fashion design

MSTCL2011 – Draw and interpret a basic sketch

BSBDES301 – Explore the use of colour