Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

National code: MST60116 | WA course code: BDG8 | CRICOS code: 095766A

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.

Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

About this course

This course develops your practical skills in patternmaking, merchandising, marketing, retail buying, supply chain management, product development and management of fashion design systems; training you in the requirements and skills needed to become a fashion designer, pattern maker or to work in a design management environment.

To successfully complete this course, you will be required to undertake a compulsory work placement which will be arranged for you by the college. Detailed information about work placement will be provided at orientation.

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Tuition fees

The fee displayed is the current tuition fee.

TIWA tuition fees are reviewed annually and can be viewed in the Schedule of Fees.

If tuition fees are increased you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced.

You will be provided with an indicative Schedule of Fees with your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees

Resource fees are for consumables used by a student in the course of their study e.g. paint, internet use etc. This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

If your course goes for two semesters or more, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your courses. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Career opportunities

  • Clothing Manufacturer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Garment Assistant and Manufacturer
  • Patternmaker
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