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Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design & Technology

​​The study of the Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology (MST20616), aims to offer students with an opportunity to obtain a qualification that provides an introductory overview of fashion design and the skills that are applied in the fashion industry at an entry level. It includes skills used in the design and production of garments, as well as in the development of unique fashion and textile designs.
A range of teaching and learning strategies will be used to deliver the competencies. These include: practical skill lessons, teacher demonstrations, understanding and operating the technology, designing for customer needs, planning and organising, fabric experiments, interpreting work instructions and pattern information, problem solving, working independently and part of a team.
Assessment is competency based and therefore no levels of achievement are awarded. Assessment for this qualification is continuous during Year 11 and Year 12 and units of competency have been clustered into groups and assessed this way. Assessment includes a folio of practical and design work, scenarios with problem solving, written tests, case studies and observations.
The Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design & Technology is aimed at students considering fashion as a career and wanting to gain foundation skills and knowledge required to study mainstream fashion qualifications. On completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to produce a simple garment, create simple patterns, sew simple designs and draw basic fashion sketches. Possible pathway prospects include Textile, Clothing and Footwear Trades Workers, Fashion Stylist, Product Quality Controls, Fashion Designer.
For more information, please see the 2019 Curriculum Handbook.