Fashion Styling Diploma | LCI Melbourne

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Fashion Styling Diploma in Melbourne

Are you creative and passionate? Are you a good listener who loves challenges? Do you like to be abreast of the latest trends? Then this program is for you!

Build a life changing fashion styling portfolio while participating in exploratory and real-life projects. Expand your knowledge while learning how to style, shoot and promote photographic and film shoots. Understand the impacts of social media, build engaging blogs and grow social media platforms to showcase your ideas.  

Effectively communicate design concepts, contribute creative ideas to styling campaigns and gain a professional understanding of retail spaces, branding and marketing. 


You can:  

  • Study the standalone Fashion Styling Diploma in just one year over three trimesters, full time.
  • Use the Diploma as a foundation for a direct pathway into our unique Bachelor of Design Arts degree. After completing the full Diploma, you can get credit for the first three trimesters of the Degree with a major in the aligned discipline.
  • Use the Diploma as an entry pathway to work in the field that you love. We provide extensive career support to help find a position that is right for you.


  • Develop and provide clients with tailored creative opportunities and solutions for styling or marketing.
  • Understanding of the professional landscape, commercial manufacturing, consumer behaviour and fashion marketing.
  • Build relationships with industry experts through networking and placement opportunities.
  • Learn to successfully plan, develop and project manage fashion events and shoots.
  • Identity global fashion design trends, enhance entrepreneurial skills and recognise the importance of branding.
  • Creative
  • Interest in fashion and fashion trends
  • Innovative thinker

To be considered for a place at LCI Melbourne, our entry requirements are:

  • Evidence of satisfactory completion of VCE or year 12 equivalent or work experience equivalence


  • Submission of a creative Portfolio of 6 to 8 items – See tips and tricks how to prepare a portfolio


  • Completion of a pre-selection kit provided by LCI Melbourne

After submission the portfolio or selection kit is viewed by a panel and if you are shortlisted your application will proceed to interview stage where you will meet with the LCI team to talk through your portfolio and ask questions.

You can apply online, in person, or talk to our admissions team by phone.


  • Knowledge of the context, concepts, and design principles of the Fashion Styling field  
  • Knowledge and awareness of design practice, and industry standards and expectations for Fashion Styling


  • Cognitive skills to analyse and evaluate information, concepts and ideas for Fashion Styling projects 
  • Creative and technical skills to develop ideas appropriate for different Fashion Styling outcomes and markets 
  • Visual, verbal and creative communication skills to present information in professional formats

Application of knowledge and skills

  • Through the practice of appropriate and effective ideas generation and decision making within commercial and creative environments 
  • Through the identification and evaluation of effective professional Fashion Styling practices aligned to appropriate client briefs 
  • With responsibility and accountability for their own professional practice and in collaboration with others within a Fashion Styling environment
  • Small classes. Generally no more than 18.
  • State of the art facilities, including industry standard computing equipment and software.

Higher Education Diploma

One year, three trimesters

  • Fashion buyer
  • Fashion and style blogger
  • Editorial and commercial fashion styling or marketing
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Wardrobe stylist
  • Social media of event stylist
  • Fashion retail or brand stylist




We have outstanding courses in applied arts disciplines. Our schools are located across 5 continents, giving us a unique international perspective when it comes to education and preparing you for work in the real world. The opportunities are endless when you study fashion styling courses in Melbourne at LCI. Call us today on (03) 9676 9000 to get more info.