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Fashion (Image, Media & Entertainment)

Duration: 1 year | 1 day face to face in person or online per week + additional weekly at home learning

Next Intake:

Gold Coast Monday 17/1/2022

Sydney - Feb 2022

Delivery Location:

Gold Coast


A career in Fashion has become an exciting new and emerging career path within the Australian and global fashion industry.

To succeed in the fashion industry, stylists require a wide range of contemporary skills including strong organisational, communication and networking skills, have an eye for design and staying up to date with current trends. Stylists generally work freelance, although are more frequently being employed by fashion houses, shopping centres, retail stores, publishing companies, model and advertising agencies, event management companies, just to name a few.

​This Fashion (Image, Media & Entertainment) program will fast track your fashion career and catapult your fashion career.

Do you have....


  • A keen eye for fashion and the latest trends?

  • The ability to build and maintain relationships with important contacts?

  • Creative flair and extensive imagination?

  • Good communication and people skills?

  • Confidence, determination and drive?

  • A strong passion and interest in learning all the ins and outs of the fashion industry?​



A career in fashion will lead you to creating a strong network of contacts. With a good attitude and relevant skills, the right person could end up becoming a fashion editor, or a top stylist to A list celebs.


Throughout the course, students will work closely with celebrated industry photographers and organise a large-scale runway parade. High profile guest speakers are introduced throughout the program.

By the completion of the course, students will have created a large digital styling portfolio to show future clients and employers as well as a diverse set of fashion experiences.

Experience New York Fashion Week & the New York Fashion Scene as a student of Australian Creative Academy in 2022.


ACA's Student International Program’ is a once in a life time opportunity to get your foot in the door.


This program currently covers New York USA, the fashion capital of the world.


ACA's students are invited to travel to the USA to experience a tailored one-week program which includes New York Fashion Week (NYFW), exclusive tours and guest speaking and networking sessions with industry leaders.

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Module One - Fashion Fundamentals

Explore the use of colour

Write content for a range of media

Module Two - Fashion Theory

Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry

Module Three - Fashion Communication

Communication and sell design concepts

Identify influences on contemporary fashion design and construction techniques

Module Four - Commercial Fashion

Fashion styling for commercial and non-print media contexts

Plan and style merchandise photo shoots

Research global design trends

Module Five - Clients

Address customer needs

Apply elements and principles of design to figure flattery

Style the customer

Module Six - Clients 2

Respond to a corporate styling brief

Apply specialised styling services for high profile clients

Investigate and apply cultural etiquette

Module Seven - Editorial Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising

Fashion styling for print media contexts

Ensure a safe workplace

Implement visual merchandising concepts

Make a presentation

Module Eight - Fashion Business

Provide freelance services

Establish networks

Market the small business

Module Nine - Event Concepts & Project Work

Undertake Project Work

Develop event concepts

Manage an offsite costume department


Here are just some examples of career outcomes graduates have continued into:

JOB OUTCOMES (but not limited too)

Creative Director

Fashion Buyer

Freelance Stylist

Retail Stylist

Visual Merchandising

TV/Film/Wardrobe Stylist

Celebrity Stylist

Fashion Forecaster

Fashion Design

Fashion Business

Fashion Journalism



ACA offers students the opportunity to experience a wide range of different studio practices, each of which will require specific materials and equipment. It is the student’s responsibility to determine what materials and equipment are required for each topic.

Participants studying in person are to attend each class with a laptop and charger.

Specialised Studio Workshops require additional materials and supplies and these costs are determined by the student’s choice of items.

The trainer will have class Kits together to ensure that student have the essential supplies to assist them in the execution of high quality work and consistency across specialisations.

A Styling Kit is included in the Tuition Fees and will be handed out on the first day of class.


Participants undertake Modules that form part of the Fashion (Image, Media & Entertainment) program. The course delivery includes 2 face to face days.

To qualify for successful completion of this course, the participant must pass each Module.

Participants have a maximum timeframe of 1.5 years to complete this course.

Expected completion for an engaged participant is 1 year.

At the successful completion of the program, students will be awarded the Fashion (Image, Media & Entertainment) - Certification by ACA.


Students must follow the application process and be accepted into this program.


ACA provide a range of course fee payment solutions.