Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Kangan Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0100777

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

This course is designed to be both an entry level qualification in fashion design and its related skills as well as a qualification providing skills for employment as an advanced patternmaker and garment technician. Skills involve the use of both manual and digital design tools, and may be applied at various stages of the supply chain.

Design outcomes build on technical production skills and provide a basis for career progression to design.Students work through industry base collaborative projects that are designed to develop their skills set and market knowledge while enhancing future job prospects.A portfolio is not required to apply for this course.

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

Major Study Areas

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Apply design studio processes to meet client brief
  • Assess impact of current fashion industry innovation & practices
  • Produce fashion illustrations to assist product visualisation
  • Interact and network with fashion industry participants
  • Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelines
  • Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry


Study pathways

Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Career pathways

Graduates may seek employment as a:

  • Assistant Fashion Designer
  • Assistant Patternmaker
  • Assistant Grader
  • Assistant Quality Controller
  • Junior Garment Technician

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
25,000 Per Year
Read more20,000 for the entire course; Annual Amenities Fee: 200; Books and Equipment: 1,120 (Approximately)
11 Jul 2022 1.5 years
Full time
Cremorne Campus
85 Cremorne Street
Melbourne Victoria 3121
Australia

Entry criteria

Academic:

Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher

English language:

Academic IELTS 5.5 overall no band less than 5.0 or recognized equivalency

TOEFL iBT: 55 overall (Listening: 9, Speaking: 16, Reading: 10, Writing: 10);

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 42-49 overall (no band less than 40)

Cambridge English – Advanced (CAE): 162 overall (no band less than 154)

Secondary schooling or tertiary studies: Satisfactory completion of two years (full-time) academic study in an institution where English was the language of instruction and assessment and having completed these studies no more than two years prior to commencing studies.

Senior secondary school (in Australia): Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) with a study score of 20 (including interstate)

Address

Kangan Institute
Docklands Campus
1 Batmans Hill Dr
Melbourne Victoria 3008
Australia
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