Higher Certificate: Fashion

Develop your fashion business. Create, communicate and sell your brand identity.  This is the start of your journey to making your vision a reality.

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.

The higher certificate in fashion is perfect for:
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 upskill 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.

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SUBJECT DETAILS

DESIGN CLUSTER : Fashion Design; Illustration & Colour Theory; Computer Illustration & Design; Technical Drawing

TECHNICAL CLUSTER : Patternmaking; Garment Construction

COMMERCIAL CLUSTER : Marketing & Advertising; Retail Planning & Buying

CONTEXTUAL CLUSTER : Theory of Clothing; Textile Studies; Fashion Forecasting & Trend; Communication

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

BRAND MANAGEMENT | FASHION DESIGNER | FASHION BUYER | STYLIST | VISUAL MERCHANDISER | FASHION MARKETING | FASHION ILLUSTRATOR