The VCE VET Applied Fashion Design and Technology program is drawn from a national training package and offers a portable qualification which is recognised throughout Australia. This qualification provides students with a broad range of skills and knowledge to pursue a career or further training in the fashion industry.
The VCE VET Applied Fashion Design and Technology program does not offer scored assessment.
MST20616 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology: provides an introductory overview of skills applied in the fashion industry. It includes skills used in the design and production of garments and millinery.
Credit in the VCE (including VCE VM and VPC): recognition of up to five VCE VET units at Units 1 and 2 level, and a VCE VET Unit 3–4 sequence.
The Applied Fashion Design and Technology program booklet contains information relating to the qualification approved by the VCAA for delivery to VCE (including VCE VM and VPC) students.
It includes advice on the units of competency making up the program and the credit available for students.
It also provides advice on Structured Workplace Learning, the ATAR contribution and pathways to further learning.
2023 VCE VET Applied Fashion Design and Technology program booklet.
The program booklet should be read in conjunction with the
MST Training Package.
Students who receive a VCE VET Unit 3–4 sequence for the VCE VET Applied Fashion Design and Technology qualification will be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10% of the lowest study score of the primary four studies).
The increment is awarded by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). For more information, visit
Structured workplace learning recognition
The VCAA provides recognition for Structured Workplace Learning for students undertaking VCE VET programs.
Workplace Learning Record booklets.