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VCE/VET Fashion - Box Hill Senior Secondary School

LMT21707 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

VCE VET Fashion provides students with the basic design and development skills and knowledge to prepare them for work in the fashion industry.  Students will be provided with the opportunity to acquire and develop skills in sewing, design processes, working with patterns, applying quality standards and interpreting basic sketches.  This is a hands-on course that allows for some creative expression to develop and be displayed in the practical projects undertaken.

This program can be commenced at Year 10.

Students who complete this subject may be employed as a junior in the fashion industry.  With additional training and experience, further employment outcomes may include a clothing tradesperson, product tester/inspector, product dispatcher, garment cutter, pattern maker, designer or milliner.  Established fashion designers can also undertake careers in small business focusing on the production of individual garments or seasonal garment ranges.

VCE VET Units 1 & 2


Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

30 hrs


Apply quality standards

30 hrs


Use a sewing machine

40 hrs


Design and produce a simple garment

80 hrs


Identify design process for fashion designs

40 hrs


Sew components

50 hrs


Modify patterns to create basic styles

50 hrs


Draw and interpret a basic sketch

30 hrs


Operating computing technology in a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear workplace.

50 hrs

VCE VET Units 3 & 4


Identify fibres and fabrics

50 hrs


Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

30 hrs


Embellish garment by hand or machine

40 hrs


Prepare design concept for a simple garment

80 hrs


Prepare and produce a sewn garment

60 hrs

Pre- requisites

Students must complete VCE VET Units 1 & 2 before commencing units 3 & 4.  It is highly recommended that students study VCE Design & Technology (Fashion).  Where possible it is advisable to study VCE VET Fashion over Years 10 and 11 to provide students with the important competencies needed for the other fashion subjects.

PATHWAYS ……where may this program lead?

On successful completion students will be eligible for the award of Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design & Technology


Before finalising units consult a careers adviser and check:

  • Tertiary entry requirements -

Prerequisite and/or recommended units

Special entry requirements eg folio, interviews

Degree courses in Arts (Textile Design), Fashion Design, Merchandising


Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses in Clothing Manufacture, Merchandising, Textile Technology, Costume Design



Limited opportunities for direct employment from VCE




LMT21707  Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design & Technology



RECOMMENDED UNITS                                          SUGGESTED ELECTIVES – choose  two

Year 11

English 1


VCE VET Fashion




Product Design & Technology (Fashion) 1


Studio Arts 1

  • Visual Communication & Design 1
  • Mathematics 1
  • · Art (Fine Art) 1
  • · Business Management 1
  • · Art (Photography) 1



English 2


VCE VET Fashion




Product Design & Technology (Fashion) 2


Studio Arts 2

  • Visual Communication & Design 2
  • Mathematics 2
  • · Art (Fine Art) 2
  • · Business Management 2
  • · Art (Photography) 2






Year 12

English 3


VCE VET Fashion




Product Design & Technology (Fashion) 3

Studio Arts 3

  • Visual Communication & Design 3
  • Mathematics 4
  • · Art (Fine Art) 3
  • · Business Management 3
  • · Art (Photography) 3



English 4


VCE VET Fashion




Product Design & Technology (Fashion) 4

Studio Arts  4

  • Visual Communication & Design 3
  • Mathematics 4
  • · Art (Fine Art) 4
  • · Business Management 4
  • · Art (Photography) 4





Students who complete the VCE VET Applied Fashion Design and Technology program will be eligible for six units credit towards their VCE: four units at Units 1 & 2, and a Units 3 & 4 sequence.


Students who complete a Units 3 & 4 sequence will be eligible for a 10% increment towards their ATAR (10% of the average of the primary four scaled studies).


There is a material charge. Please contact the College for details.

Students are expected to provide their own materials for garment making.

Before enrolling students are advised to check VCE and ATAR contribution.  Information available at


Information current at May 2014.