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MST20616 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

National ID: MST20616 | State ID: BDH5

Are you a creative person who wants to get involved in the vibrant and colourful world of fashion design?

The resurgence of home-based fashion, catwalk designers, and contemporary indigenous textiles has never been as popular as it is right now. If you’re considering a career in the ever popular creative fashion industry, this is the perfect entry level qualification.

You'll learn the skills and knowledge required in the design and production of garments and accessories as well as the development of unique fashion and textile designs used in contemporary Australian Indigenous and non-indigenous culture. 

Main areas of study include:

  • Fashion Design Process
  • Textile Development
  • Millinery (hats and head wear)
  • Design and production of simple garments
  • Electronic design tools
  • Identifying materials for millinery
  • Modifying patterns
  • Hand finishing techniques

Graduates can look forward to potential career pathways in fashion and textiles.

Entrance Requirements

Course requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Course requirements

Students are required to wear enclosed shoes during class.

Job opportunities

Students may go on to work as an:

  • Assistant Fashion Designer
  • Textile Print Designer
How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
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Flexible and Other Study Types 
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Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
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Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.


Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course. Contact our student services team on 1800 672 700 for more information or complete the course enquiry form below. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated September 22, 2020