MST30816 - Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design & Technology: Clothing Technician

Full Time Course Dates:

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required to work in applied design and production roles within the clothing and fashion industry.

This qualification is suitable for workers producing fashion products with a basic understanding of sewing skills for garment alterations, specialist machinist, support roles in pattern making, and production of garments. It is aimed at reskilling and reentering the workforce.

Items to be produced would include a single or small range of products. This qualification is particularly suitable for those who are self-employed undertaking low volume production of items for local distribution outlets, for example, markets.

Topic Areas Covered

  • Identify fabrics used in the fashion industry
  • Interpret patterns to cut garments
  • Make markers, lay up fabric, and cut garments
  • Use an industrial sewing machine
  • Minor maintenance to sew equipment
  • Techniques to sew different parts of a garment
  • Sew knit and woven garments
  • Health and safety
  • Apply quality standards to garments and inspect for a quality product
  • Despatch work
  • Perform garment repairs and alterations
  • Operate computer and work in a textile clothing and footwear (TCF) workplace
  • Working in a team environment
  • Environmentally sustainable work practices

Potential Careers

  • Sewing machinist
  • Assistant patternmaker
  • Clothing industry cutter assistant
  • Production of items for small runs
  • Sample machinist
  • Production assistant
  • Alterations and repairs
  • Garment despatch

Qualification & Units of Competency

Students who successfully complete all of the units listed below will receive the nationally recognised MST30816: Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design & Technology - Clothing Technician qualification.

Course Fees

Upon enrolling in the course, the student (and guarantor/s) becomes liable to the institute for the full course fees.

Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology - Clothing Technician:

Full Course Cost (Payment Plan): $4,500.00
  • Balance paid in weekly direct debit instalments (with Ezypay) over course duration: $4,050.00

Required Equipment/Additional Costs

  • Student ID ($25)
  • Basic stationary - pens, pencils, notebook, A4 folders, and access to the internet away from the college
  • Sewing equipment (approx. $50)
  • Laptop computer (specifications below)
  • USB thumb drive (2GB recommended)
  • A sewing machine at home
  • Fabrics and haberdashery for garments made during the course. Costs will vary depending on student's design choices
  • Enclosed footwear for all lessons
  • A detailed list of all required student resources is provided at enrolment

LAPTOP / NOTEBOOK MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Students accepted into the program will be required to have a laptop computer for study with a wireless network connection. The following minimum specifications are required:

  • Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Minimum 4Gb RAM
  • 2.5Ghz or faster processor
  • Web Browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari) (free online)
  • Anti-Virus Software.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (free online)
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher (Students require Word, Excel and Powerpoint).

* Please check software manufacturers minimum system requirements. Student pricing available.

Course Duration:

Mon, Tue and Wed over 18 weeks, 9am - 3:30pm

Term Dates

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Gold Coast

March INTAKE 2017

 
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6th Mar 17
7th Apr 17
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18th Apr 17
28th Jun 17
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Application and Enrolment Process:

  1. Attend an interview at the college and complete an interview test - phone (07) 55 938 335 to arrange your interview. (If you live outside the South East Qld Region and are unable to attend an interview, contact us to have the application forms posted to you).
  2. Fill out and return the Application Form (this can be completed at the interview).
  3. Students will recieve their acceptance/non-acceptance letter and enrolment pack in the mail - including enrolment form, payment plan forms and the student handbook.
  4. After reading the student handbook and enrolment forms, students who wish to enrol must submit the enrolment form with the course deposit to secure their position in the course.
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Full Time Course Dates:

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Have your experience recognised and increase your employment prospects by enrolling in Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Through RPL you could reduce the duration of your studies. Get the recognition you deserve and enquire about RPL today.

RPL assessed on a case by case basis, so it is only available on application. Students will be charged $200 per unit of competency.

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