Why choose this course?
Customise your career in the exciting fashion design and merchandising industry with this qualification. This course is the final year of a three year pathway of fashion study. It culminates in a professional showcase of student collections at an industry-attended fashion show, and covers every aspect of a fashion cycle.
Learn a range of business design skills such as costing and pricing strategies, market research, branding and how to manage product development within the fashion design industry.
In addition, this course also covers specialised patternmaking technologies, developing textile product ranges, merchandising, design concepts, retail buying and supply chain management.
Commencing at the certificate IV level the advanced diploma qualification will take three years to complete.
- CAD Operator
- Fashion Designer
- Production Manager
- Specialised Construction Machinist
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Completion of MST50119 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising is required for entry into this course.
There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).
For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.
How to apply
Apply to study at TAFE in six steps:
- find a course;
- check entry requirements;
- submit an application;
- accept your offer and pay;
- apply for your student visa; and
- receive your visa and come to Australia for your studies.
View our TAFE application process for detailed advice
Cutoff dates to apply for TAFE Semester 2, 2023:
- Students not in Australia: applications close Friday 19 May 2023.
- Students already in Australia: applications will be assessed depending on availability.
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TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.