VET in Schools

Applied Fashion

VET Applied Fashion Design and Technology

MST20616 VET Applied Fashion Design and Technology program provides students with the knowledge and skills to enhance their employment prospects in the fashion design and textile production industries. Students develop skills used in the design and production of garments and millinery, as well as in the development of unique fashion and textile designs.

Core Units

MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (30)

MSMWHS200 Work safely (30)

MSS402051 Apply quality standards (30)

MSTCL2011 Draw and interpret a basic sketch (30)

Elective Units

MSTCL2010 Modify patterns to create basic styles (50)

MSTFD2001 Design and produce a simple garment (80)

MSTFD2005 Identify design process for fashion designs (40)

MSTFD2006 Use a sewing machine for fashion design (80)

MSTCL1001 Produce a simple garment (40)

MSTGN2018 Work in the TCF industry (40)

MSTGN2013 Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry (80)

MSTTX1001 Produce a simple textile fabric or product (40)

MSTCL3007 Embellish garment by hand or machine (40)

MSTFD3003 Prepare design concept for a simple garment (80)

Information and Links

Victoria: VCE VET Fashion - further details found on VCAA website:

VCAA Program Information: VCE VET Applied Fashion Design and Technology

and in the VCAA Program Booklet 

Contact us at for full coursework documents, example Assessment Tasks and an outline of options and pathways for your specific school context.

Student comments from Ripponlea Institute's Satisfaction Survey 2018

Question: What were the best aspects of the training?

VET Student

The range of assessments given so we can understand in different aspects.

VET Student

Having a teacher that was passionate in teaching us and was always

there for help.

VET Student

Doing hands-on learning