Graduate with a sound knowledge of the fashion design process and with solid skills equipping you to obtain entry level employment in the fashion industry. The Melbourne School of Fashion MST40519 Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design & Merchandising utilises a simulated workplace structure and will prepare you for further studies across the fashion and textiles industries or for direct entry into the workforce.
What is Melbourne School of Fashion?
Melbourne School of Fashion is an affiliate college of The Masters and provides specialist training in fashion design and patternmaking. The Masters are located in the same building as Melbourne School of Fashion, and our students collaborate on industry events, free lunchtime seminar series and more through Agency T.M., a student focused recruitment and placement agency.
Melbourne School of Fashion has over 30 years of experience in training the best graduates of the fashion industry.
Starting her journey in fashion business here at The Masters, Amanda has put her management skills to work in her current role as Production Manager at Country Road.
Amanda: Fashion Graduate
Production Manager at Country Road
At just 22 years of age, Michelle Aznavorian self-funded her studies here and kickstarted her journey into fashion design. Could you be next?
Michelle Aznavorian: 2008 Graduate
Brand Founder of Misha Collection
Industry Facing Skill Set
Graduate with a top-level qualification that assures employers that you have the skillsets and abilities needed to get the job done.
The course utilises a simulated workplace structure and will prepare you for further studies across the fashion and textiles industries or for direct entry into the workforce. Past students have gone on to take on roles as pattern makers, assistant designers as well as buyers and merchandisers.
Core Units Covered
The course aims to provide students with the confidence and skills to create, communicate and thrive in the highly competitive fashion environment. The core training you will do will involve:
- Developing skills and knowledge in pattern making and garment construction
- Developing design solutions in response to a range of creative briefs
- Learning how to research, source and draw your designs using traditional and computer aided design programs
- Develop the confidence and skills that demonstrate a refined commercial awareness of fashion industry practices
Design CareersPattern Maker
Or onwards to the Diploma!
Holmes Commercial Colleges (MELBOURNE) Ltd T/A Melbourne School of Fashion. Training Provider Number 0173. CRICOS Provider Code 00898G