VET Studies
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Applied Fashion Design and Technology

RTO Elisabeth Murdoch College No 21004


VET in schools multiplies opportunities for students.  They enable students to complete a nationally recognised vocational qualification as well as contribute towards their VCE or VCAL Certificate. Classroom learning is combined with structured hands-on training and practice in industry. The aims of this program are to provide students with the knowledge and skills to achieve competencies that will enhance their employment prospects in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry and to enable students to gain a recognised credential and make a more informed choice regarding further education and career paths.

Course Code and Title

  • LMT21707 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design


  • Venue: Elisabeth Murdoch College
  • Times: Mondays 4pm - 7pm or Wednesday 1.30 - 4.30pm

Special Requirements

Students are required to purchase a folio and sewing kit. Detail regarding the requirements for the kit will be provided on enrolment.  At least 4 garments will be expected to be made per year and therefore material will need to be purchased throughout each year.

Structured Workplace Learning

Students will be required to undertake 40 hours of structured workplace learning, which contributes to the completion of the competency, “Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Industry”, and provides the opportunity to demonstrate competencies acquired off the job. During this time students will be required to complete work place activities.

Contribution to the VCE and VCAL

On completion of the program students are eligible for five credits towards their VCE or VCAL certificate, three at units 1 and 2 level and a 3 and 4 sequence.  Students who successfully complete the year 12 Unit 3-4 sequence will be eligible for a 10% increment towards their ATAR as a fifth or sixth subject.

Further information on the increment process can be found on the VCAA website:

This program will also satisfy the learning outcomes for the VCAL Industry Specific and the Work Related Skills strand.

Units of Competency



Unit of Competency Name

LMTGN2001B Follow defined OHS policies and procedures
LMTGN2002B Apply Quality Standards
LMTCL2001B Use a sewing machine
LMTFD2001B Design and produce a simple garment
LMTFD2005B Identify design process for fashion designs

Sew components

LMTCL2010B Modify patterns to create basic styles
LMTCL2011B Draw and interpret a basic sketch
LMTGN2003B Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices



Unit of Competency Name

LMTCL2003B Identify fibres and fabrics
LMTCL3002B Prepare and produce sewn garment
LMTCL3009B Develop patterns from a block using basic pattern making principles
LMTFD3003B Prepare and design concept for a simple garment

The following link is to the VET Elisabeth Murdoch College Student Information Handbook

The Student Information Handbook provides information on:

  • Complaints and Appeals
  • O H & S
  • Access to Student Records
  • Student Support Services
  • Student Safety
  • Plagiarism, collusion & cheating
  • Training and Assessment Process
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
  • Equity and Privacy


TAFE Pathways

  • Certificate of Textiles Printing & Design
  • Certificate of Styling and Couture
  • Certificate of Pattern Making and Garment Construction
  • Certificate III in Clothing Production
  • Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design & Technology
  • Diploma of Applied Fashion Design & Technology
  • Diploma of Costume for Performance

University Pathways (Degrees)

  • Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design & Technology
  • Associate Degree in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising
  • Bachelor of Design (Fashion Design)
  • Bachelor of Design (Interior Design)
  • Bachelor of Design (Visual Merchandising)

More information on pathways in this field can be found on: