A one-year programme that offers
a holistic overview of the clothing industry.
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The higher certificate in fashion is an exciting one year program that provides a holistic overview of the clothing industry as the student builds, develops and creates their brand vision. We go through each step of the process from business plan to instore merchandising. This intensive course focuses on practical applications and knowledge with the exciting outcome of presenting your brand, your product and designs, in your own “mock” store environment.
Creative entrepreneurs with a brand vision, but who need the tools to make it a successful reality.
Those wanting to gain foundational knowledge of all aspects of the industry, but can only commit to a year of studies.
Those working in the clothing industry, wanting to up-skill and gain more fashion industry knowledge, or shift their careers to more of a design role.
During the year, the higher certificate will cover brand building and a business plan.
Design, garment construction and range development. Retail buying and planning. Store merchandising and styling. Swingtickets, labels and costings. Social media and marketing.
The outcome of the higher certificate is that the students present and display their complete brand identity – from concept to store – at the end of the year Graduate Show.
At the end of the year, you will receive a your higher certificate and be able to :
Understand and integrate the principles of brand building.
Principles of Fashion Design and Colour Theory.
Understanding of Pattern-making and garment construction.
Understand the principles of business management.
Retail buying & planning.
Fashion marketing and advertising including styling and merchandising.