Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology (LMT50307)
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Open Colleges (RTO 90796)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology (LMT50307) course offered online through Open Colleges, in partnership with the College of Fashion Design, is a unique distance education course that has been developed to give you the design and technical skills to work professionally in fashion design or garment construction. With the training you receive in this program, you will acquire advanced patternmaking skills and be able to gain entry-level work in fashion design.
This online fashion design course is also ideal for those who wish to produce expertly fitted clothes for themselves or who want to turn their hobby into a small business. Your fashion design education will cover how to produce a fashion illustration, applying advanced patternmaking principles and developing patterns for complex fashion garments. You will also gain valuable knowledge of business techniques such as cost estimating and marketing planning.
Applicants must also meet the criteria to be eligible for this program:
Have a Higher School Certificate or equivalent; OR
Hold a relevant qualification; OR
Have relevant vocational experience.
Areas of study
In this online applied fashion design and technology program, the subjects you'll study include:
LMTGN2001B - Follow defined OHS policies and procedures
MSAENV272B - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
LMTCL2003B - Identify fibres and fabrics
LMTCL3001B - Identify fabric performance and handling requirements
LMTCL2010B - Modify patterns to create basic styles
LMTFD4018B - Use and apply sizing systems appropriate for fashion design
LMTFD4008B - Construct stock size block for garment to meet size and fit specifications
LMTCL3009B - Develop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principles
RTO 90796 Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.