Short Courses

Introduction to Screen Printed T-Shirts and Bags

Melbourne Polytechnic's Introduction to Screen Printed T-shirts and Bags is a three-week short course designed to develop basic techniques to allow students to create their own stencils for use on T-shirts or bags.

Course Code: SVA081

Graphic Design courses | Melbourne Polytechnic






Visual Arts
03 9269 8615


3 weeks
Total Hours: 12

Course Outline

  • introduction to basic materials used to print on fabric
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • table preparation
  • screen preparation
  • creating simple design and cutting stencils
  • mixing and matching fabric inks
  • learning about drop out

Course Outcomes

  • Students will learn about hand-drawn and cut stencils, photo emulsion stencils, ink types and simple printing techniques using paper, fabric and other media.



No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Available Sessions

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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