Not offered in 2019

Unit description

Recognises students' learning through the completion of a vocational qualification equivalent to the TAFE (or other recognised VET organisation) Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology, including the completion of essential competencies (or equivalents) as outlined by the School of Education.

Unit content

Essential Competencies
1. Use a sewing machine for fashion design
2. Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in TCF industry
3. Sew components, complex tasks
4. Modify patterns to create basic styles
5. Draw and interpret a basic sketch
6. Identify fabric performance and handling requirements
7. Design and produce a simple garment
8. Identify design process for fashion designs
9. Work safely
10. Apply quality standards
11. Prepare and produce a complex whole garment from specifications
12. Embellish garment by hand or machine
13. Sew woven and stretch knit garments
14. Prepare design concept for a simple garment

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment


Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

Fee paying courses
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