Higher Certificate: Fashion

HIGHER
CERTIFICATE:
FASHION

A one-year programme that offers

a holistic overview of the clothing industry.

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

APPLICATIONS FOR 2021 ARE OPEN.

DURATION: One Year  QUALIFICATION: NQF 5 TUITION: ZAR 75 500

When clicking on the Apply Link, you will be redirected to our Student Portal where you will be able to create your profile and fill in the application forms.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

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.

HIGHER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM OUTCOME:

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.

Contact us for more information.

ON CAMPUS PROGRAMS

ON CAMPUS
The three-year Diploma in Fashion is an accredited programme that provides the ultimate preparation needed to enter the fashion industry.

ONLINE COURSES

ONLINE COURSE
Beginners introduction to Photoshop and Illustrator for fashion design.
STARTING 1 JUNE

Duration: 3 Weeks

Modules: 8

Cost: ZAR 3200

ONLINE COURSE
Aimed at designers looking to expand their technical knowledge.
STARTING 29 JUNE

Duration: 3 Weeks

Modules: 8

Cost: ZAR 5600

ONLINE COURSE
Dive into the principles of design from concept to the final touches.
STARTING 8 JUNE

Duration: 5 Weeks

Modules: 8

Cost: ZAR R4800

The DAF Difference

In order to contribute to the world, we need to understand ourselves first.

The DAF curriculum is designed to unleash your full potential as a unique creative.  Focusing on the heart and mind of the individual, we explore, engage and experience the world around us.  When we understand ourselves and connect to the world, we are able to design and create with relevance and empathy.