^

 
 

Qualification details

MST40222 - Certificate IV in Apparel and Fashion (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes MST40219 - Certificate IV in Clothing Production 21/Dec/2022
Supersedes MST40519 - Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising 21/Dec/2022

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 22/Dec/2022


Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnUsage RecommendationSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Usage Recommendation columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
MSTCL2024 - Press workPress workCurrentElective
MSTAT4009 - Grade 2D patternsGrade 2D patternsCurrentElective
MSTAT3001 - Produce technical drawings of garmentsProduce technical drawings of garmentsCurrentCore
MSTCL3016 - Press whole garmentsPress whole garmentsCurrentElective
BSBMKG435 - Analyse consumer behaviourAnalyse consumer behaviourCurrentElective
MSTAT4015 - Determine and perform advanced garment repairs and alterationsDetermine and perform advanced garment repairs and alterationsCurrentElective
CUACMP311 - Implement copyright arrangementsImplement copyright arrangementsCurrentElective
MSTAT3003 - Lay up and cut complicated fabrics and laysLay up and cut complicated fabrics and laysCurrentElective
MSTAT4004 - Develop product specifications for garment designsDevelop product specifications for garment designsCurrentElective
MSTGN3021 - Match fabrics to performance and handling requirementsMatch fabrics to performance and handling requirementsCurrentCore
Items per page 10 | 20 | 50 | 100
Displaying items 1 - 10 of 57

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 393200 Clothing Trades Workers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Fashion,Clothing Production,Fashion and Textiles Sales,Textiles 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Clothing Product Development Assistant,Sample Machinist,Clothing Patternmaker,Textiles and Fashion Merchandiser,Tailor,Fashion Designer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 393200 Clothing Trades Workers 08/Feb/2023 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 08/Feb/2023 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 22/Dec/2022 
The content being displayed has been produced by a third party, while all attempts have been made to make this content as accessible as possible it cannot be guaranteed. If you are encountering issues following the content on this page please consider downloading the content in its original form

Modification History

Release 1. Retitled qualification merges the existing MST40219 Certificate IV in Clothing Production and MST40519 Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising which already shared a large number of units. New titling created to broaden scope and provide simplified wording. Overall number of units reduced by five to better reflect scope of requirements. Core units changed, including addition of technical drawing and industry-specific sustainability and quality units. Specialisations revised to reflect merging of qualifications.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as design assistants, merchandising assistants and specialist production technicians, such as patternmakers and sewing machinists. These individuals support design and production in the apparel and fashion industry. The qualification includes business and design outcomes which build on technical production skills and knowledge to provide a basis for career progression to design, construction and merchandising management roles.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 20 

  • 8 core  units
  • 12 elective  units, consisting of:
  • at least 9 units from Groups A, B or C
  • 3 additional units from Groups A, B, C, D or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – all units must be relevant to the work outcome and not duplicate units available within this qualification.

Any combination of electives that meets the rule above can be selected for the award of Certificate IV in Apparel and Fashion. Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation.

Packaging for each specialisation 

  • At least 4 Group A electives must be selected for award of Certificate IV in Apparel and Fashion (Garment Construction)
  • At least 4 Group B electives must be selected for award of Certificate IV in Apparel and Fashion (Design and Patternmaking)
  • At least 4 Group C electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Apparel and Fashion (Business)

CORE UNITS 

Core Units 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Prerequisites 

MSMWHS200

Work safely

MSTAT3001

Produce technical drawings of garments

MSTFD4023

Calculate cost estimates for TCF products

MSTGN2014

Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace

MSTGN3018

Support sustainable practice in apparel and textile design and production

MSTGN3021

Match fabrics to performance and handling requirements

MSTGN4023

Interact and network with TCF industry participants

MSTGN4024

Quality assure textile products

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Group A – Garment Construction 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Prerequisites 

MSTAT4012

Produce garments using advanced construction techniques

MSTAT3005 Sew garments

MSTAT4013

Measure, lay-up and cut bespoke garments

MSTAT4014

Assemble and fit bespoke garments

MSTAT4015

Determine and perform advanced garment repairs and alterations

MSTAT4016

Cut and sew design prototypes

MSTGN4019

Plan and implement production within a work area

Group B – Design and Patternmaking 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Prerequisites 

CUAACD411

Integrate colour theory and design processes

MSTAT4001

Investigate influences on contemporary garment design and construction

MSTAT4002

Contribute to development of preliminary garment design concepts

MSTAT4003

Contribute to garment design refinement and production processes

MSTAT4004

Develop product specifications for garment designs

MSTAT3001 Produce technical drawings of garments

MSTAT4007

Construct stock size blocks for garments

MSTAT4008

Create standard-size garment patterns from existing blocks

MSTAT3002 Develop patterns using basic patternmaking principles

MSTAT4009

Grade 2D patterns

MSTAT4010

Create garment patterns for individual sizes from blocks

MSTAT3002 Develop patterns using basic patternmaking principles

MSTAT4011

Drape fabrics to make patterns

MSTAT4017

Use garment sizing systems

MSTAT4018

Use colourisation techniques on fabrics

MSTAT4019

Produce knitted textile samples and 

MSTAT4020

Prepare stencils and screens for textile printing

MSTGN4022

Communicate design concepts

MSTGN4025

Use digital design tools

Group C – Business 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Prerequisites 

BSBESB402

Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures

BSBMKG431

Assess marketing opportunities

BSBMKG433

Undertake marketing activities

BSBMKG434

Promote products and services

BSBMKG435

Analyse consumer behaviour

BSBMKG548

Forecast international market and business needs

MSTFD4022

Source materials and resources for production of TCF designs

MSTGN4018

Analyse TCF merchandising and marketing principles

MSTGN4019

Plan and implement production within a work area

MSTGN4026

Source textile materials and resources

Group D – General Electives 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Prerequisites 

BSBLEG529

Apply legal principles in corporation law matters

BSBMKG432

Research international markets

CUACMP311

Implement copyright arrangements

CUAPOS311

Edit video and audio content for social media 

MSTAT2005

Sew materials by machine

MSTAT3002

Develop patterns using basic patternmaking principles

MSTAT3003

Lay up and cut complicated fabrics and lays

MSTAT3004

Make markers for complicated fabrics and lays

MSTAT3005

Sew garments

MSTAT3006

Assemble bras or swimwear

MSTAT3007

Sew stretch knit garments

MSTAT3008

Embellish textile products

MSTAT3009

Set and produce digital embroidery

MSTCL2024

Press work

MSTCL3016

Press whole garments

MSTCL2024 Press work

MSTGN3022

Investigate applications and performance outcomes of technical textiles

MSTGN3024

Establish own workspace and systems for home-based productions

MSTTX3014

Set up, adjust and maintain industrial sewing machines

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=a203ec5c-de7d-406b-b3e1-8f1a9b76e92e