Diploma of Styling (Fashion, Image and Media) - Part Time

Part Time Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Saturday the 30th of July 2016: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
  • Brisbane: Sunday the 31st of July 2016: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Have a passion for fashion and style?

If you:

  • enjoy reading fashion magazines?
  • love keeping up with the latest fashion trends?
  • love helping people choose outfits to wear?

Then a career as a fashion stylist may be for you!

The Diploma of Styling course offers students training in the fashion styling industry to give students the skills to work in a career that is creative, diverse and exciting. This course is for anyone who is interested in a career in fashion styling for magazines, fashion editing/journalism, personal styling/image consulting or creative direction.

The course covers working in editorial, catwalk, commercial and image styling, styling for bridal, photography and film & TV. During the course students will work on projects such as developing a fashion magazine and blog, styling clients, organising fashion parade events and styling numerous photoshoots to give students the practical skills to start their own business as a stylist.

The course is broken into three broad subject areas - Media Styling, Styling for Clients and Styling Business. Part time students will start with either the Media Styling or the Styling for Clients subject areas. The Styling Business subject area will be completed midweek with our full time students (1 day per week) after completion of the Styling for Clients and Media Styling subjects.

VET in Schools

This course is suitable for high school students to complete as part of the VET in Schools program, however it is open to anyone. VET in Schools students can enrol into the Diploma part time, coming out of school one day per week (on Friday's) to attend AICD for the course.

Students enrolled as part of VET in Schools, will have their results counted towards their high school certificate. After completion of the first year subjects, students should receive 8 credit points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.

Career Opportunities

  • Fashion Stylist
  • Image Consultant
  • Fashion Editor
  • Fashion Consultant
  • Bridal Consultant
  • Film & Television make-up and wardrobe
  • Fashion sales representative/marketing
  • Retail fashion sales
  • Make-up Artist
  • Event coordinator/stylist

Styling Qualification

On successful completion of the course, students will be awarded the '10428NAT: Diploma of Styling (Fashion, Image & Media)', which is nationally recognised as part of the Australian Qualifications Framework.

On successful completion of the course students will receive competencies in the following units:

 

stylist working at a photoshoot

Course Duration:

3 Years part time, one day per week 9.00am - 4.30pm.

Term Dates

Click on the arrows below to go forward or backward through each intake's term dates. Please note that term dates are subject to change, please contact us to confirm future dates if required.

Gold Coast

July INTAKE 2016

 
STARTS
ENDS
Term 1
30th Jul 16
17th Sep 16
Term 2
8th Oct 16
10th Dec 16
Term 3
4th Feb 17
27th Apr 17
Term 4
6th May 17
24th Jun 17
Term 5
15th Jul 17
16th Sep 17
Term 6
7th Oct 17
9th Dec 17
Term 7
3rd Feb 18
24th Mar 18
Term 8
14th Apr 18
30th Jun 18
Term 9
21st Jul 18
15th Sep 18
Term 10
6th Oct 18
8th Dec 18
Term 11
2nd Feb 19
13th Apr 19
Term 12
11th May 19
15th Jun 19

March INTAKE 2016

 
STARTS
ENDS
Semester 1
4th Mar 16
21st Oct 16
Semester 2
28th Oct 16
23rd Jun 17
Semester 3
14th Jul 17
23rd Mar 18
Semester 4
13th Apr 18
16th Nov 18

March INTAKE 2015

 
STARTS
ENDS
Semester 1
13th Mar 15
17th Jul 15
Semester 2
7th Aug 15
20th Nov 15
Semester 3
4th Mar 16
24th Jun 16
Semester 4
15th Jul 16
16th Dec 16
To Be Confirmed
1st Jan 17
31st Dec 17
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Brisbane

July INTAKE 2016

 
STARTS
ENDS
Term 1
30th Jul 16
17th Sep 16
Term 2
8th Oct 16
10th Dec 16
Term 3
4th Feb 17
27th Apr 17
Term 4
6th May 17
24th Jun 17
Term 5
15th Jul 17
16th Sep 17
Term 6
7th Oct 17
9th Dec 17
Term 7
3rd Feb 18
24th Mar 18
Term 8
14th Apr 18
30th Jun 18
Term 9
21st Jul 18
15th Sep 18
Term 10
6th Oct 18
8th Dec 18
Term 11
2nd Feb 19
13th Apr 19
Term 12
11th May 19
15th Jun 19

March INTAKE 2016

 
STARTS
ENDS
Semester 1
4th Mar 16
14th Oct 16
Semester 2
21st Oct 16
9th Jun 17
Semester 3
16th Jun 17
2nd Mar 18
Semester 4
9th Mar 18
12th Oct 18

August INTAKE 2015

 
STARTS
ENDS
Semester 1
3rd Aug 15
18th Dec 15
Semester 2
29th Feb 16
8th Jul 16
To Be Confirmed
1st Aug 16
30th Jun 17

March INTAKE 2015

 
STARTS
ENDS
Semester 1
13th Mar 15
17th Jul 15
Semester 2
7th Aug 15
20th Nov 15
Semester 3
4th Mar 16
24th Jun 16
Semester 4
15th Jul 16
16th Dec 16
To Be Confirmed
1st Jan 17
31st Dec 17
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fashion shoot on location

Course Fees

VET FEE-HELP: Study Now, Pay Later

VET FEE-HELP is a government loan scheme which assists eligible students undertaking certain courses to pay for all or part of their tuition fees. The loan allows students to study now and pay later by deferring loan repayments until your income is above the minimum repayment threshold (in 2015-2016 this is $54,126). Once you reach the repayment threshold repayments are made to the Australian Government through the tax system.

If you are eligible for VET FEE-HELP

Students may choose to pay for all or part of their tuition fees upfront for the entire course, academic year or unit of study and/or can apply for a VET FEE-HELP loan for all or part of the tuition fees. Course fees are due no later than the census date for each unit of study.

Click here to view the Schedule of VET Tuition Fees for more information on census dates and units of study.

If you are not eligible for VET FEE-HELP or choose not to apply for a VET FEE-HELP assistance:

Full Course Cost (Payment Plan): $16,500.00
  • Non-Refundable Enrolment Fee: $1,000.00
  • Balance paid in weekly direct debit instalments (with Ezypay) over course duration: $15,500.00

All learning resources and equipment will be provided for the student during their course of study

Required Equipment

Students will need the following equipment for completion of the course:

  • A Laptop Computer is required for this course - see detailed requirements below
  • Basic stationary
  • USB Thumb drive - 2GB minimum recommended
  • A digital camera is highly recommended (not compulsory)
  • Student's may also choose to purchase clothing, props and additional products for use in their photoshoots - as selected and desired by the student.

LAPTOP / NOTEBOOK MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Students accepted into the program will be required to have a laptop computer with a wireless network connection. The following minimum specifications are required:

  • Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Minimum 4Gb RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
  • 2.5Ghz or faster processor
  • Web Browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari) (free online)
  • Anti-Virus Software.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (free online)
  • Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher (Students require Word, Excel and Powerpoint).

* Please check software manufacturers minimum system requirements. Student pricing available.

Applications

It is advised that applicants have successfully completed a minimum of Year 10 Maths and English.

Application and Enrolment Process:

  1. Phone the Gold Coast (07) 55 938 335 OR Brisbane (07) 38 541 395 campus to arrange your interview OR fill out the online Application Form and arrange a phone interview if you cannot come into either campus.
  2. Attend your interivew or complete the phone interview.
  3. You will recieve your enrolment paperwork and the student handbook at the interview and information on the required evidence you will have to supply to support your application.
  4. After reading the student handbook and enrolment forms, if you wish to enrol you must submit the enrolment form along with any requested evidence (original or certified copies of originals).Our administration staff will check the completed enrolment form and evidence you supplied to demonstrate your suitability for the course. We may have to ask you further information or discuss your options if you don't meet the suitability requirements for the course. If you do meet the suitability requirements for the course, we will send you a Confirmation of Enrolment, along with a VET FEE-HELP application form or payment plan forms, whichever is applicable.
  5. You will receive your first VET FEE-HELP invoice notice (for students obtaining a VET FEE-HELP loan) no more than one calendar month before the start of study and at least two weeks before the first census date.

Next Course Start Dates

Part Time Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Saturday the 30th of July 2016: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
  • Brisbane: Sunday the 31st of July 2016: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

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