Learning Method

On-site classes and face-to-face workshops


Students holding a high-school degree or equivalent

Entry requirements

English reading and writing skills / Folio presentation


Two years


Sunday to Thursday


Visual Arts & Fashion Design

Diploma of Visual Arts

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Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

  • Originate concept for own work and conduct critical discourse
  • Use advanced drawing techniques to represent and communicate concepts
  • Analyse and implement sustainable work practices
  • Apply research and critical analysis to inform artistic design practice
  • Research and experiment with techniques to produce
  • Sculpture
  • Apply techniques to produce digital images
  • Make presentations
  • Interpret and respond to a brief
  • Produce paintings
  • Produce sculpture
  • Follow health safety and safety procedures

Realize thematically

  • Connected Sculpture. Develop and refine artistic practice to produce a concept for thematically connected sculpture
  • Connected Paintings. Develop and refine artistic Practice to produce a concept for thematically connected paintings
  • Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology Curriculum
  • Program year one
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Identify fibers and fabrics
  • Draw and interpret a basic sketch
  • Draw a trade drawing for fashion design
  • Develop patterns from a block using basic pattern-making principles
  • Modify patterns to create basic styles
  • Assist in the preparation of preliminary design concepts
  • Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design development
  • Identify design process for fashion designs
  • Use a sewing machine
  • Sew components
  • Follow defined OHS policies and procedures
  • Cut fabrics for prototype designs
  • Prepare and produce sewn garment
  • Analyse fit model
  • Apply design studio process
  • Construct stock size block for garment to meet size and fit specifications
  • Drape fabrics to make patterns
  • Grade 2D patterns
  • Conduct quality assurance for patterns and garments
  • Identify contemporary fashion influences and construction techniques
  • Identify fabric performance and handling requirements
  • Create pattern to meet design specifications applying advanced pattern-making principles
  • Manipulate fabrics to create new finishes
  • Develop product specifications for fashion designs
  • Use electronic fashion design tools
  • Evaluate fashion designs against set criteria
  • Interact and network with fashion industry participants
  • Sew design prototypes
  • Construct complex blocks for fashion garments
  • Develop and present design concepts within specified guidelines
  • Produce fashion illustrations
  • Determine and specify advanced construction processes
  • Develop patterns for complex fashion garments
  • Use and apply sizing systems appropriate for fashion design
  • Develop a fashion range
  • Perform contour draping
  • Calculate cost estimates for fashion designs

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