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   Costume Designer

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the area of costume and wardrobe services for the film, television and entertainment industries. They may coordinate the operation of a costume department or business or operate on a freelance basis.
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Costume Designer; Wardrobe Supervisor.
This sample is for a Costume Designer.

Qualification Information

Core Units (4 required)
  • Collaborate in a creative process
  • Coordinate costume manufacture
  • Work effectively in a costume studio
  • Ensure a safe workplace
Specialist Units (5 required)
  • Design costumes
  • Realise costumes
  • Analyse performance outline/script
  • Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • Develop and extend design skills and practice<
Elective Units (7 required)
  • Design and construct costume corsetry and undergarments
  • Cut and drape complex period costumes
  • Make period costumes
  • Make character costumes
  • Make costumes for dance and physical theatre
  • Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations
  • Make a presentation
  • Units marked with an asterisk have prerequisite units

Course:  CUF50507 Diploma of Costume for Performance

Training Package:  CUF07 Screen & Media Training Package

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