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Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Fashion Coordinator

Working as a Fashion Coordinator you will provide creative and practical support to designers, merchandisers and production teams within a medium to large fashion house. You will identify opportunities for both the local and international market.

Summary of Training

Core Units – 11 required

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Work safely
  • Apply quality standards
  • Identify fabric performance and handling requirements
  • Interact and network with fashion industry participants
  • Calculate cost estimates for TCF products
  • Develop and present design concepts within specific guidelines
  • Assess impact of current fashion industry innovations and practices
  • Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry
  • Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace
  • Develop and implement a sales or marketing strategy for fashion or textile items

Elective Units – 34 required

  • Apply studio processes to create and produce designs for commercial production
  • Manage production processes
  • Develop a textile product range
  • Evaluate international marketing opportunities
  • Manage international marketing programs
  • Manage market research
  • Develop organisational marketing objectives
  • Manage quality system and procedures
  • Research and evaluate processes and products
  • Map and establish TCF supply chain process
  • Negotiate and manage contracts to produce finished design products
  • Research commercial development of textiles
  • Apply electronic systems to textile design and production
  • Implement copyright arrangements
  • Apply design studio process
  • Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts
  • Communicate and sell design concepts
  • Conduct quality assurance for patterns and garments
  • Create pattern to meet design specifications applying advanced patternmaking principles
  • Use electronic fashion design tools
  • Source materials and resources for production of TCF designs
  • Construct complex blocks for fashion garments
  • Develop patterns for complex fashion garments
  • Determine and specify advanced construction processes
  • Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations
  • Evaluate fashion designs against set criteria
  • Conduct fashion design purchasing
  • Cost production of fashion and textile designs
  • Develop merchandising plans for fashion products
  • Analyse TCF merchandising and marketing principles
  • Identify opportunities in the TCF market
  • Coordinate quality assurance for TCF products and services
  • Work with international TCF supply chains
  • Develop textile designs using computer-based design programs

Please note that this Job & Training Description provides an example of the selection of non-core units. Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed. For advice contact Apprenticeship Network providers or an approved Registered Training Organisation.

Job Pathways

Textiles, Clothing and Footwear

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This occupation fits generally with these groupings

Industry Group
Manufacturing & Production

Work Type
Creative & Artistic
Organising & Clerical

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Commencements Change

The change in Australian Apprenticeships commencements in this overall industry in the past two years. Commencements in 2018: 71

Source: VOCSTATS, extracted on 27/06/2019. AATIS analysis.

Graduate Employment

Australian Apprentice graduates from this overall industry in employment (in any industry).

Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Graduate Wage

Average wage of Australian Apprentice graduates from this overall industry employed full-time after training.

Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Industry Growth

Growth in employment in this overall industry in the past 5 years.

Source: Department of Jobs and Small Business, 2018. AATIS analysis.

Industry Size

The number of employees in this overall industry compared with other Australian industries.

Source: Department of Jobs and Small Business, 2018. AATIS analysis.

Industry Wage

Average wage of employees in this overall industry.

Source: Department of Jobs and Small Business, 2018. AATIS analysis.

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Availability Information and More Details

Fashion Coordinator - MST60119
NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

Part Time
Commencements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Classification
Availability of Australian Apprenticeships and Nominal Duration (in months)

A = identified by the State or Territory as an Apprenticeship

T = identified by the State or Territory as a Traineeship

* = An approved qualification in Tasmania is available as an Apprenticeship/Traineeship.

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Commencements

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection, VOCSTATS, extracted 20/06/2019, rounded estimates for January 2018 to December 2018. This data is for general information purposes only.

Australian School-based Apprenticeships (ASbA)

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ANZSCO Classification: 232311

Note: This is an indicative Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) classification for this occupation, provided as a guide only. Apprenticeship Network providers should refer to DET guidelines regarding ANZSCO codes.

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