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Qualification details

MST50116 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes LMT50307 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and TechnologyLMT50307 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology; LMT50607 Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising. Not equivalent. 03/Jul/2016
Supersedes LMT50607 - Diploma of Fashion and Textiles MerchandisingSupersedes: LMT50607 Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising; LMT50307 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology. Not equivalent. 03/Jul/2016
Is superseded by and equivalent to MST50119 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and MerchandisingRelease 1. Supersedes and is equivalent to MST50116 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising 24/Jul/2019

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 21/Nov/2016
(View details for release 1) 04/Jul/2016


Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
MSTGN5007 - Prepare procedures and specifications for TCF operationsPrepare procedures and specifications for TCF operationsElective
MSTFD5019 - Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterationsAnalyse individual fit and make pattern alterationsElective
CUACMP301 - Implement copyright arrangementsImplement copyright arrangementsElective
MSTFD4001 - Apply design studio processApply design studio processElective
MSTFD4017 - Source materials and resources for production of fashion designsSource materials and resources for production of fashion designsElective
MSTFD4011 - Cut fabrics for prototype designsCut fabrics for prototype designsElective
MSTFD5005 - Manipulate fabrics to create new finishesManipulate fabrics to create new finishesElective
MSTFD5014 - Construct complex blocks for fashion garmentsConstruct complex blocks for fashion garmentsElective
MSS402051 - Apply quality standardsApply quality standardsCore
BSBMKG415 - Research international marketsResearch international marketsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 393212 Clothing Patternmaker 
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 Clothing Production,Textiles,Fashion and Textiles Sales,Fashion 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Clothing Patternmaker,Textiles and Fashion Merchandiser 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 393212 Clothing Patternmaker 17/Nov/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1005 Graphic And Design Studies 17/Nov/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 04/Jul/2016 
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Modification History

Release 1.1. Listed prerequisites adjusted to match corrected units. Equivalent.

Release 1. Supersedes:

  • LMT50307 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology
  • LMT50607 Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising.

Not equivalent.

Qualification Description

This qualification is intended for assistant design and product development roles in the fashion industry, as well as assistant roles associated with managing fashion product as part of a fashion enterprise. Skills include design and product development, as well as technical production skills to support management and fashion businesses.

Skills may be applied at various stages across the design, production and supply chain continuum, according to workplace roles and enterprise requirements. Outcomes allow for specialisation in fashion design and product development or business merchandising, as well as generalist roles.

Skills involve the use of both manual and digital design tools, and may be applied at various stages of the supply chain. Design outcomes build on technical production skills and provide a basis for career progression to design or business management roles.

This qualification offers a generic MST50116 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising, as well as two pathways targeting the skill requirements of fashion designer and fashion business management.

The following additional qualification descriptors are approved for this qualification:

Pathway 1: MST50116 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

(Design and Product Development)

Pathway 2: MST50116 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

(Business and Merchandising)

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

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the MST50116 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising, competency must be achieved in thirty-five (35 ) units of competency:

  • nine (9)  core units of competency
  • twenty-six (26)  elective units of competency.

Note : Where prerequisite units are identified they must be counted in the total number of units required for achievement of the qualification.

Packaging for an industry specialisation 

Elective units of competency may be chosen to meet the specialist skill needs of the following areas of application:

  • Design and Product Development
  • Business and Merchandising

Core units of competency 

Select all nine (9)  units of competency from the following list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MSMENV272

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSMWHS200

Work safely

MSS402051

Apply quality standards

MSTCL3001

Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

MSTGN2011

MSTFD4004

Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

MSTFD4006

Interact and network with fashion industry participants

MSTFD5010

Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelines

MSTGN2009

Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace

MSTGN2011

Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry

Elective units of competency 

Select twenty-six (26)  units from groups A, B and C as specified below.

  • A minimum of eleven (11)  units must be chosen from Group A or B specialist electives.
  • The remaining fifteen (15)  units may be selected from:
  • units not previously selected from Groups A and/or B
  • units from Group C
  • a maximum of five (5)  relevant units from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are available at Certificate IV level (maximum 1 unit), Diploma level or Advanced Diploma level (maximum 1 unit).

Units selected from other Training Packages and accredited courses must be relevant to the qualification outcome and not duplicate units available within this qualification.

Specialist electives 

If packaging for a generic qualification, select a minimum of eleven (11)  units in any combination Groups A and B.

Design and Product Development specialisation – A minimum of six (6)  units must be selected from Group A, including the four (4)  units marked with #. 

Business and Merchandising specialisation – A minimum of six (6)  units must be selected from Group B, including the four (4)  units marked with #. 

Group A – Design and Product Development  

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MSTFD5001

Design bras and swimwear

MSTCL2010

MSTFD4003

MSTFD5002

Develop and test patterns for bras and swimwear

MSTGN2011

MSTCL3009

MSTFD5003

Analyse fit model

MSTFD5005

Manipulate fabrics to create new finishes

MSTGN2011

MSTCL3001

MSTFD5008

Conduct fashion design purchasing

MSTFD5011 #

Produce fashion illustrations to assist product visualisation

MSTFD5012

Perform contour draping

MSTFD4021

MSTFD5014

Construct complex blocks for fashion garments

MSTFD4008

MSTFD5015 #

Develop patterns for complex fashion garments

MSTCL3009

MSTFD4010

MSTFD4015

MSTFD5016

Grade complex patterns

MSTFD4013

MSTFD5017 #

Apply design studio processes to meet client brief

MSTFD5018

Determine and specify advanced construction processes

MSTFD5019

Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations

MSTCL3009

MSTFD4010

MSTFD5020 #

Assess impact of current fashion industry innovations and practices

MSTFD5021

Conduct digital patternmaking and grading

MSTFD5022

Develop digital costing markers

MSTFD5021

Group B – Business and Merchandising  

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

BSBMKG507 #

Interpret market trends and development

MSTFD5004

Develop marketing plans for fashion products

MSTFD5006

Evaluate fashion designs against set criteria

MSTFD5007

Analyse influences on contemporary fashion designs

MSTFD4014

MSTFD5009

Cost production of fashion or textile designs

MSTFD5013 #

Develop merchandising plans for fashion products

MSTGN5001

Participate in production planning processes

MSTGN5002

Coordinate quality assurance for TCF products and services

MSTGN5003 #

Work with international TCF supply chains

MSTGN5004

Manage installation and commissioning of equipment and systems

MSTGN5005

Provide global operations support

MSTGN5007

Prepare procedures and specifications for TCF operations

MSTGN5008 #

Identify opportunities in the TCF market

MSTGN4004

Group C 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

BSBINT301

Apply knowledge of the international trade environment to complete work

BSBINT302

Apply knowledge of legislation relevant to international trade to complete work

BSBINT405

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

BSBINT409

Plan for international trade

BSBMKG419

Analyse consumer behaviour

BSBMKG408

Conduct market research

BSBMKG413

Promote products and services

BSBMKG414

Undertake marketing activities

BSBMKG415

Research international markets

CUACMP301

Implement copyright arrangements

MSMWHS503

Maintain the workplace WHS management system

MSTCL2010

Modify patterns to create basic styles

MSTCL2012

Organise and plan own work in a home-based production environment

MSTCL3002

Prepare and produce sewn garment

MSTFD2006

MSTGN2011

MSTCL3007

Embellish garment by hand or machine

MSTFD2005

MSTFD2006

MSTGN2011

MSTCL3008

Set and produce digital embroidery

MSTCL3009

Develop patterns from a block using basic pattern making principles

MSTCL3013

Interpret patterns and apply pattern information

MSTCL4001

Perform sample machining of bespoke garments

MSTFD2006

MSTCL3002

MSTGN2011

MSTCL4002

Assemble and fit commercially tailored or bespoke garments

MSTFD2005

Identify design process for fashion designs

MSTFD2006

Use a sewing machine for fashion design

MSTFD3004

Draw a trade drawing for fashion design

MSTFD4001

Apply design studio process

MSTFD4002

Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design development

MSTGN2011

MSTFD2005

MSTFD4003

Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts

MSTFD4005

Communicate and sell design concepts

MSTFD4007

Conduct quality assurance for patterns and garments

MSTFD4008

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

MSTFD4009

Create and edit digital embroidery designs

MSTGN2011

MSTCL3008

MSTFD4010

Create pattern to meet design specifications applying advanced patternmaking principles

MSTCL3009

MSTFD4011

Cut fabrics for prototype designs

MSTFD4012

Develop product specifications for fashion design

MSTFD3004

MSTFD4013

Grade 2-D patterns

MSTFD4014

Identify influences on contemporary fashion designs and construction techniques

MSTFD4015

Create pattern from block to meet customer specifications

MSTCL3009

MSTFD4010

MSTFD4016

Sew design prototypes

MSTFD4017

Source materials and resources for production of fashion design

MSTFD4018

Use and apply sizing systems appropriate for fashion design

MSTFD4019

Use colourisation techniques on fabrics

MSTGN2011

MSTCL3001

MSTFD4020

Use electronic fashion design tools

MSTFD4021

Drape fabrics to make patterns

MSTGN4004

Analyse TCF merchandising and marketing principles

MSTGN4006

Apply TCF market supply systems

MSTGN2011

MSTTX2008

Operate machines for complex production operations

PMBWASTE302

Coordinate waste disposal

SIRXMER004A

Manage merchandise and store presentation

Qualification Mapping Information

Release 1.1. Listed prerequisites adjusted to match corrected units. Equivalent.

Release 1. Supersedes:

  • LMT50307 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology
  • LMT50607 Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising.

Not equivalent.

Links

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