Fashion Design

Program year one

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesIdentify fibers and fabricsDraw and interpret a basic sketchDraw a trade drawing for fashion designDevelop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principlesModify patterns to create basic stylesAssist in the preparation of preliminary design conceptsApply principles of colour theory to fashion design developmentIdentify design process for fashion designsUse a sewing machineSew componentsFollow defined OHS policies and proceduresCut fabrics for prototype designsPrepare and produce sewn garmentAnalyse fit model Apply design studio processConstruct stock size block for garment to meet size and fit specificationsDrape fabrics to make patternsGrade 2D patternsConduct quality assurance for patterns and garmentsIdentify contemporary fashion influences and construction techniquesIdentify fabric performance and handling requirements

Program year two

Create pattern to meet design specifications applyingadvanced patternmaking principlesManipulate fabrics to create new finishes Develop product specifications for fashion designs Use electronic fashion design toolsEvaluate fashion designs against set criteriaInteract and network with fashion industry participantsSew design prototypesConstruct complex blocks for fashion garmentsDevelop and present design concepts within specified guidelinesProduce fashion illustrationsDetermine and specify advanced construction processesDevelop patterns for complex fashion garmentsUse and apply sizing systems appropriate for fashion designDevelop a fashion rangePerform contour drapingCalculate cost estimates for fashion designs