Fashion courses in Hobart, Tasmania, are available at the Campbell Street Campus of the Tasmanian Polytechnic.
Develop new styles and products for the clothing market by researching global fashion trends, fabrics, accessories and creating original designs. At completion of your qualification you could work for a large company developing styles for that company's label, or as an individual designer. There are a number of courses available.
Certificate II In Applied Fashion Design And Technology
Designed to give students an overview of the fashion industry. It is for people who want an introduction to basic design. Students will learn and develop skills and knowledge to prepare for work or further training in a creative and production oriented environment.
Certificate III In Applied Fashion Design And Technology
This is suitable for those seeking employment in low volume production. The program is delivered holistically, through project-based delivery, combining the fundamental knowledge and skills in design, pattern making and garment construction (sewing) to complete single or small ranges of products. Students are encouraged to work both independently and in teams throughout the project-based delivery.
Certificate IV In Applied Fashion Design And Technology
This qualification is particularly suitable for people seeking employment in niche Fashion Industry outlets/markets. The program extends the core skills in design, pattern making, sewing and technology developed at Certificate III level and covers the underpinning knowledge, skills and pre-requisites required for progression to Diploma qualification level.
The program allows students the opportunity to gain a broad range of skills in a simulated workplace environment and encourages them to work both independently and in teams through the project based delivery.
Diploma Of Applied Fashion Design And Technology
Designed to provide the skills for employment as an advanced patternmaker or an assistant designer or to work in a small enterprise carrying out both occupations.
A pathway can also be packaged to cover employment outcomes as a designer/maker operating your own small business or in merchandising for those working in fashion related sales, marketing, retail buying and supply chain management.