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Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design & Merchandising (MST40519)

Want to see your designs on the runway? Get your fashion career started with the FashionMasters MST40516 Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design & Merchandising. 

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 FashionMasters MST40516 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 FashionMasters?

FashionMasters 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 FashionMasters, and our students collaborate on industry events, free lunchtime seminar series and more through Agency T.M., a student focused recruitment and placement agency.

Find out more and enquire online by visiting their website: www.fashionmastersaustralia.com. Or enquire below and someone from their team will get back to you.

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 Careers

Pattern Maker

Executive Assistant

Assistant Buyer

Retail Manager

CAD Operator

Or onwards to the Diploma!



Holmes Commercial Colleges (Melbourne) Ltd T/A FashionMasters.

RTO 0173. CRICOS 00898G

Course Snapshot

Course Duration:
1 Year

Next intake: February, 2020

Location: Melbourne

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