Qualification details

LMT50307 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 16/Jul/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
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Is superseded by MST50116 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and MerchandisingLMT50307 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology; LMT50607 Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising. Not equivalent. 03/Jul/2016

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
LMTCL2003B - Identify fibres and fabricsIdentify fibres and fabrics N/A
LMTCL2004B - Sew componentsSew components N/A
LMTCL2010B - Modify patterns to create basic stylesModify patterns to create basic styles N/A
LMTCL2011B - Draw and interpret a basic sketchDraw and interpret a basic sketch N/A
LMTCL3001B - Identify fabric performance and handling requirementsIdentify fabric performance and handling requirements N/A
LMTCL3009B - Develop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principlesDevelop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principles N/A
LMTFD2005B - Identify design process for fashion designsIdentify design process for fashion designs N/A
LMTFD3004B - Draw a trade drawing for fashion designDraw a trade drawing for fashion design N/A
LMTFD4001B - Apply design studio processApply design studio process N/A
LMTFD4002B - Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design developmentApply principles of colour theory to fashion design development N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 393212 Clothing Patternmaker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4941-19 Patternmaker-Grader (Clothing) 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1005 Graphic And Design Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Fashion,Textiles,Clothing Production 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Fashion Designer,Clothing Patternmaker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 393212 Clothing Patternmaker 23/Oct/2008 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4941-19 Patternmaker-Grader (Clothing) 23/Oct/2008 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1005 Graphic And Design Studies 23/Oct/2008 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 28/Jul/2010 
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Description

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology covers occupations such as fashion designers and design support roles. A pathway can also be packaged to cover employment outcomes in advanced patternmaking and merchandising for those working in fashion related sales, marketing, retail buying and supply chain management.

Application 

This qualification is designed to be both an entry level qualification in fashion design and related skills and further development for those in support and merchandising areas.

Pathways into the qualification 

Direct entry into this qualification requires completion of a total of thirty-five (35) units.

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMT41007 Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Technology or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include LMT60307 Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Licensing considerations 

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements in some environments. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skills Summary  - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the fashion design industries for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that reflect skill requirements for this level.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication 

  • interpret and implement relevant industry and workplace standards, regulations and policies
  • complete standard documentation
  • use communication technologies efficiently
  • interpret and document pattern specifications
  • discuss and explore problems with fashion items and designs
  • discuss design requirements with others throughout the design team
  • maintain accurate and legible records
  • establish effective working relationships with colleagues
  • present design ideas
  • complete trade drawings
  • interact and network with fashion industry participants
  • interpret information on fabrics and materials

Teamwork 

  • work independently and as a team member
  • demonstrate and encourage others in working cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race or religion
  • support others in the design process
  • undertake appropriate and effective communication with others in the design process
  • provide feedback on processes, outcomes and pattern specifications to support and improve team outcomes
  • provide leadership to others
  • participate in sustainability improvements

Problem-solving 

  • identify risks and implement risk control measures for machinery, equipment and processes
  • identify and address problems and faults
  • check performance of machinery and equipment and perform minor maintenance as required
  • assess and evaluate skill requirements of self and others to perform tasks
  • deal with and promptly resolve issues
  • use problem solving techniques to determine fashion design requirements and pattern specifications
  • apply knowledge of fabrics and materials to solve design problems
  • assess quality of materials before using in fashion items
  • test designs and pattern specifications
  • identify and report environmental features, regulations, insurance requirements, legal requirements and other factors which may affect the product or service to be provided
  • identify and act on environmental hazards

Initiative and enterprise 

  • test procedures to assess effectiveness in meeting objectives
  • provide leadership in design and production processes
  • collect and analyse information to guide design and business practices
  • identify non-conformances to standards and initiate appropriate action
  • identify and implement effective ways to achieve design and production outcomes
  • rectify problems promptly and appropriately
  • monitor and adjust activity in response to operational variations
  • identify and address existing and potential risks
  • provide leadership in continuous improvement practices
  • identify opportunities for improvement to environmental performance

Planning and organising 

  • monitor quality outcomes
  • determine production requirements for fashion products
  • plan processes to achieve desired outcomes within agreed time-frames
  • ensure work station and equipment are set up so that work requirements are met
  • manage design processes
  • produce design samples
  • develop and implement contingency plans when responding to incidents and problems

Self-management 

  • ensure the work area is kept clean and tidy at all times
  • manage work load priorities
  • monitor own work against workplace, industry and quality standards
  • adjust processes or techniques as required according to variations in requirements
  • implement and apply OHS practices in the workplace
  • monitor use of resources

Learning 

  • experiment with design ideas and review outcomes
  • seek feedback on ideas and work outcomes
  • assess own skill requirements and seek further development if required
  • develop or adjust processes based on previous experience
  • learn about sustainability developments relating to work practice

Technology 

  • monitor machine operation
  • use a variety of machines and equipment to achieve a range of production outcomes
  • perform minor maintenance on machines
  • work with technology safely, efficiently and according to workplace standards
  • use computer-aided design technology in the development of fashion designs

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

To be awarded the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology, competency must be achieved in thirty-five (35) units of competency.

  • Ten (10) core units of competency
  • Twenty-five (25) elective units of competency as specified below.

If Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Technology has been achieved, an additional ten (10) units are required to gain the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology.

All core units must be achieved and any Diploma core units not achieved at Certificate IV must be completed as part of the additional ten (10) units required for the Diploma.

Units that have been credited towards lower level qualifications must not be selected in the additional ten (10) unit requirement.

Note: Where prerequisite units apply, these have been noted, and must be considered in the total number of units.

CORE UNITS 

Complete all ten (10) units from this list

Unit code 

Unit title 

LMTCL2003B

Identify fibres and fabrics

LMTCL2010B

Modify patterns to create basic styles

LMTCL2011B

Draw and interpret a basic sketch

LMTCL3001B

Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

LMTFD2005B

Identify design process for fashion designs

LMTFD4001B

Apply design studio process

LMTFD4006B

Interact and network with fashion industry participants

LMTFD4012B

Develop product specifications for fashion design

LMTGN2001B

Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Select twenty-five (25) units as specified below.

  • A minimum of nineteen (19) units must be selected from Group A
  • A maximum of six (6) units may be selected from Group B
  • The remainder must be selected from Group A.

GROUP A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTCL3009B

Develop patterns from a block using basic pattern making principles

LMTFD3004B

Draw a trade drawing for fashion design

LMTFD4002B

Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design development

LMTCL2003B

LMTFD2005B

LMTFD4003B

Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts

LMTFD4004B

Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

LMTFD4005B

Communicate and sell design concepts

LMTFD4007B

Conduct quality assurance for patterns

LMTFD4008B

Construct stock size block for garment to meet size and fit specifications

LMTFD4010B

Create pattern to meet design specifications applying advanced pattern making principles

LMTCL3009B

LMTFD4011B

Cut fabrics for prototype designs

LMTFD4013B

Grade 2D patterns

LMTFD4014B

Identify influences on contemporary fashion designs and construction techniques

LMTFD4015B

Create pattern from block to meet customer specifications

LMTCL3009B

LMTFD4010B

LMTFD4016B

Sew design prototypes

LMTFD4017B

Source materials and resources for production of fashion design

LMTFD4018B

Use and apply sizing systems appropriate for fashion design

LMTFD4020B

Use electronic fashion design tools

LMTFD4021B

Drape fabrics to make patterns

LMTFD5001B

Design bras and swimwear

LMTCL2010B

LMTFD4003B

LMTFD5002B

Develop and test patterns for bras and swimwear

LMTCL2004B

LMTCL3009B

LMTFD5003B

Analyse fit model

LMTFD5004B

Develop marketing plans for fashion products

LMTFD5005B

Manipulate fabrics to create new finishes

LMTCL2003B

LMTCL3001B

LMTFD5006B

Evaluate fashion designs against set criteria

LMTFD5007B

Analyse influences on contemporary fashion designs

LMTFD4014B

LMTFD5008B

Conduct fashion design purchasing

LMTFD5009B

Cost design production

LMTFD4004B

LMTFD5010B

Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelines

LMTFD5011B

Produce fashion illustrations

LMTFD5012B

Perform contour draping

LMTFD4021B

LMTFD5013B

Develop merchandising plans for fashion products

LMTFD5014B

Construct complex blocks for fashion garments

LMTFD4008B

LMTFD5015B

Develop patterns for complex fashion garments

LMTCL3009B

LMTFD4010B

LMTFD4015B

LMTFD5016B

Grade shaped patterns

LMTFD4013B

LMTFD5017B

Apply design studio processes to meet client brief

LMTFD5018B

Determine and specify advanced construction processes

LMTFD5019B

Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations

LMTCL3009B

LMTFD4010B

LMTGN2009B

Operate computing technology in a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear workplace

LMTGN5001B

Participate in production planning processes

LMTGN5002B

Coordinate quality assurance for textiles, clothing and footwear products and services

LMTGN5003B

Work with international textiles, clothing and footwear supply chains

GROUP B 

Other Fashion Design and Technology units that are available at Certificates IV (maximum 1), V (maximum 6) and VI (maximum 1)

Other TCF Training Package units that are available at Certificates IV (maximum 1), V (maximum 6) and VI (maximum 1)

Units from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses at Certificates IV (maximum 1), V (maximum 6) and VI (maximum 1)

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