Qualification details

LMT50607 - Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 27/Jun/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced16/Jul/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by MST50116 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and MerchandisingSupersedes: LMT50607 Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising; LMT50307 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology. 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
BSBCUS401B - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategiesCoordinate implementation of customer service strategies N/A
BSBCUS402B - Address customer needsAddress customer needs N/A
BSBFLM312C - Contribute to team effectivenessContribute to team effectiveness N/A
BSBINT301B - Apply knowledge of the international trade environment to complete workApply knowledge of the international trade environment to complete work N/A
BSBINT302B - Apply knowledge of legislation relevant to international trade to complete workApply knowledge of legislation relevant to international trade to complete work N/A
BSBINT305B - Prepare business documents for the international trade of goodsPrepare business documents for the international trade of goods N/A
BSBINT306B - Apply knowledge of international finance and insurance to complete work requirementsApply knowledge of international finance and insurance to complete work requirements N/A
BSBINT405B - Apply knowledge of import and export international conventions, laws and financeApply knowledge of import and export international conventions, laws and finance N/A
BSBINT408B - Prepare business advice on the taxes and duties for international trade transactionsPrepare business advice on the taxes and duties for international trade transactions N/A
BSBINT409B - Plan for international tradePlan for international trade N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 131112 Sales And Marketing Manager 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3399-79 Managing Supervisors (Sales And Service) Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0801 Accounting 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Fashion and Textiles Sales 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Textiles and Fashion Merchandiser 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 131112 Sales And Marketing Manager 23/Oct/2008 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3399-79 Managing Supervisors (Sales And Service) Nec 23/Oct/2008 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0801 Accounting 23/Oct/2008 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 28/Jul/2010 
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Modification History

Release 2 - imported units updated to current versions, outcomes equivalent.

Description

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising covers occupations such as those involved in the development and implementation of products and marketing and supply chain strategies within the fashion and textiles industries.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop skill and knowledge in the application of specialised skills within TCF supply chain enterprises.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Direct entry into this qualification requires completion of a total of thirty-five (35) units of competency according to the rules described below.

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMT41207 Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising, or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include LMT60507 Advanced Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising, or other relevant qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skills Summary  - Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the fashion and textiles merchandising 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 

  • secure and maintain effective networks with industry professionals, clients and media
  • communicate with international textiles, clothing and footwear supply chains
  • use information and communication technology to interpret and analyse market and supply chain information
  • calculate cost estimates
  • use a range of communication and marketing tools to present concepts to a variety of audiences
  • negotiate contracts with national and international networks
  • complete documentation and maintain records
  • develop marketing and promotional materials

Teamwork 

  • network with clients, industry professionals, supply chain personnel and all levels of internal management
  • develop and maintain supply chain relationships to support effective teamwork
  • participate in sustainability improvements

Problem-solving 

  • interpret analysis of market supply systems and identify impact on own work
  • source materials and resources through the supply chain
  • analyse consumer behaviour to inform marketing processes and identify market opportunities
  • calculate cost estimates for fashion and textile products
  • design effective marketing and communication strategies
  • formulate strategic plans to promote effective supply
  • investigate environmental performance and identify potential areas for improvement
  • identify and act on environmental hazards

Initiative and enterprise 

  • secure new networks with industry professionals and clients
  • recognise market opportunities
  • develop continuous improvement of processes
  • develop innovative ways of marketing and supplying product
  • identify opportunities for improvement to environmental performance

Planning and organising 

  • undertake effective planning of own and others' work to achieve desired outcomes within agreed time-frames
  • schedule meetings and correspondences with networks
  • monitor quality processes and analyse outcomes
  • plan and implement contingency plans to respond to incidents and problems
  • coordinate quality assurance of supply
  • manage marketing process according to marketing principles

Self-management 

  • manage work plans and priorities and define responsibilities
  • manage client and industry relationships and networks
  • manage data flows and record keeping
  • monitor own work against industry standards
  • monitor use of resources

Learning 

  • develop or adjust processes based on new information
  • develop skill in and knowledge of industry practices
  • conduct research to maintain currency of contacts and information
  • learn about sustainability developments relating to work practice

Technology 

  • use information and communication technology efficiently to acquire, manage and share data and maintain communication networks.
  • use electronic tools and processes to market product

Packaging Rules

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

  • Fourteen (14) core units of competency
  • Twenty-one (21) elective units of competency as specified below.

If Certificate IV has been achieved, an additional ten (10) units are required to gain the Diploma qualification. All core units listed must be achieved. 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 fourteen (14) units from this list

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBMKG402B

Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets

LMTCL2003B

Identify fibres and fabrics

LMTFD4004B

Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

LMTFD4006B

Interact and network with fashion industry participants

LMTFD4017B

Source materials and resources for production of fashion design

LMTFD5010B

Develop and present concepts within specified guidelines

LMTGN2009B

Operate computing technology in a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear workplace

LMTGN4018A

Apply textile clothing and footwear market supply systems

LMTGN4019A

Analyse textiles clothing and footwear merchandising and marketing principles

LMTGN5002B

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

LMTGN5003B

Work with international textiles, clothing and footwear supply chains

LMTGN5008A

Identify opportunities in the textiles, clothing and footwear market

LMTTX2001B

Identify fibres, yarns and textile materials and their uses in textile production

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Select twenty-one (21) units as specified below.

  • A minimum of ten (10) units must be selected from Group A
  • A minimum of four (4) units must be selected from Group B
  • A maximum of six (6) units may be selected from Group D
  • The remainder must be selected from Groups A, B and C.

GROUP A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTCL3001B

Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

LMTCL2003B

LMTCL3009B

Develop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principles

LMTDC2010A

Identify fabric and garment handling requirements

LMTFD3004B

Draw a trade drawing for fashion design

LMTFD4003B

Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts

LMTFD4005B

Communicate and sell design concepts

LMTFD4012B

Develop product specifications for fashion design

LMTFD3004B

LMTFD4014B

Identify contemporary fashion influences and construction techniques

LMTFD4018B

Use and apply sizing systems appropriate for fashion design

LMTFD4020B

Use electronic fashion design tools

LMTFD5004B

Develop marketing plans for fashion products

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

LMTFD5013B

Develop merchandising plans for fashion products

LMTFD5018B

Understand and specify advanced construction processes

LMTGN2001B

Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

LMTGN5001B

Participate in production planning processes

LMTGN5005A

Provide global operations support

LMTTD4006A

Source textile materials and resources

LMTTD4007A

Analyse textile design influences

LMTTD4008A

Present and promote textile design concepts

LMTTD4009A

Assist in the development of textile designs

LMTTD4011A

Estimate costs for development of textile designs

LMTTD5006A

Exhibit textile designs or products

LMTTD5007A

Develop textile designs using computer based design programs

LMTTD5008A

Develop textile designs and product specifications

LMTTD5009A

Cost production of textile designs or products

LMTTX3001B

Identify quality and types of textile fibres, yarns and fabrics

LMTTX2001B

LMTTX4001A

Interpret and apply textile calculations and specifications

LMTTX4003A

Perform routine textile testing and analyse results

LMTTX4001A

LMTTX4002A

GROUP B 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTFD5004B

Develop marketing plans for fashion products

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

LMTFD5013B

Develop merchandising plans for fashion products

LMTFD5018B

Understand and specify advanced construction processes

LMTGN5001B

Participate in production planning processes

LMTGN5005A

Provide global operations support

LMTTD5006A

Exhibit textile designs or products

LMTTD5007A

Develop textile designs using computer based design programs

LMTTD5008A

Develop textile designs and product specifications

LMTTD5009A

Cost production of textile designs or products

GROUP C 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

BSBCUS401B

Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBCUS402B

Address customer needs

BSBFLM312C

Contribute to team effectiveness

BSBINT301B

Apply knowledge of the international trade environment to complete work

BSBINT302B

Apply knowledge of legislation relevant to international trade to complete work

BSBINT305B

Prepare business documents for the international trade of goods

BSBINT306B

Apply knowledge of international finance and insurance to complete work requirements

BSBINT405B

Apply knowledge of import and export international conventions, laws and finance

BSBINT408B

Prepare business advice on the taxes and duties for international trade transactions

BSBINT409B

Plan for international trade

BSBMKG408B

Conduct market research

BSBMKG413A

Promote products and services

BSBMKG414A

Undertake marketing activities

BSBMKG415A

Research international markets

BSBMKG416A

Market goods and services internationally

BSBMKG507A

Interpret market trends and developments

BSBPMG403A

Apply cost management techniques

BSBPMG407A

Apply risk management techniques

BSBPUR401B

Plan purchasing

BSBPUR402B

Negotiate contracts

BSBREL401A

Establish networks

BSBREL402A

Build client relationships and business networks

BSBREL403A

Implement international client relationship strategies

BSBRSK401A

Identify risk and apply risk management processes

BSBWOR401A

Establish effective workplace relationships

LMTFD4003B

Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts

LMTFD4005B

Communicate and sell design concepts

LMTFD4012B

Develop product specifications for fashion design

LMTFD3004B

LMTFD4014B

Identify contemporary fashion influences and construction techniques

LMTFD4018B

Use and apply sizing systems appropriate for fashion design

LMTFD4020B

Use electronic fashion design tools

LMTTD4006A

Source textile materials and resources

LMTTD4007A

Analyse textile design influences

LMTTD4008A

Present and promote textile design concepts

LMTTD4009A

Assist in the development of textile designs

LMTTD4011A

Estimate costs for development of textile designs

LMTTX4001A

Interpret and apply textile calculations and specifications

LMTTX4003A

Perform routine textile testing and analyse results

LMTTX4001A

LMTTX4002A

MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

SIRXMER004A

Manage merchandise and store presentation

SIRXPRO002A

Implement product recalls

GROUP D 

Other Fashion and Textiles Merchandising 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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