Whether you want to unleash your creativity as a designer, dressmaker or milliner, or pursue a more technical job in textile production, grading, or patternmaking, we have a fashion course for you.
Study fashion design
TAFE Queensland's fashion courses are recognised worldwide as being cutting-edge. We have partnerships with design houses around the world and our graduates have gone on to create or work for a host of successful labels including Billabong, Marc Jacobs, Easton Pearson, and Black Milk Clothing.
Our fashion facilities include workrooms fitted out with various industrial-standard sewing machines, industrial irons, and cutting tables. Our pattern-making studios and lecture rooms feature both communal tables and individual cubicles where you'll have access to the latest digital design software. As a fashion student at TAFE Queensland, whether you're a certificate or diploma student or are studying a degree delivered in partnership with a university, you'll also have the opportunity to showcase your designs to industry representatives and potential employers at our annual fashion parades.
You define your greatness, and we're here to help.
- Fashion designer
- Merchandising assistant
- Sewing machinist
- Textile designer
Fashion design courses
Bachelor of Creative Industries (Applied Fashion)
Add flair to your career in fashion with this hands-on degree and develop a broad range of advanced technical and creative skills.
- Fashion Coordinator
- Production Manager
- Fashion Designer
Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising
Activate your career in the fashion industry with this diploma-level qualification from TAFE Queensland. This course will give you the specialised skills and knowledge to flourish within the design, manufacturing, wholesale or retail areas of the fashion industry.
- Fashion Designer and Stylist
- Production Manager
- Fashion Retailer
- CAD Operator
- Production Manager Fashion Accessories
- Fashion Accessories Designer
- Dressmaker or Tailor
Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology
Get a start on your fashion career with this entry-level qualification that will qualify you to work as an assistant designer or equip you to undertake further studies.
- Fashion Design Assistant
Our fashion precincts offer you the opportunity to develop your skills in a collaborative environment using industry-standard tools and equipment. Gain the hands-on skills you need to succeed in the competitive fashion industry in our simulated workrooms and pattern-making studios.
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