A STEP BY STEP GUIDE TOWARDS YOUR SUCCESSFUL APPLICATION

Welcome to your first steps towards your fashion future!
We understand that this process can be overwhelming & we have laid out this process through a simple step by step guide .


Familiarise yourself with the information laid out below before selecting the apply button.


For any help, contact us by email or a phone call.

online application process

3 STEP GUIDLINES

Entrance Portfolio

The entrance portfolio that you will submit with your application, includes an essay, a storyboard, and a moodboard.  (Only Diploma applicants include a moodboard)

Supporting Documents

The supporting documents of your most recent qualification, identity document, ID photo and your application fee proof of payment, need to be scanned/photographed and uploaded with your application.

Online Application

Select the qualification below you are applying for. With digitised portfolio and supporting documents, you are ready to proceed. This links you to the Student Manager system. Complete the application form and upload the required documents.

You will be redirected to our Student portal system to fill out the application forms and upload your documents.

You will be redirected to our Student portal system to fill out the application forms and upload your documents.

ENTRANCE PORTFOLIO

ESSAY

DIPLOMA

HIGHER CERTIFICATE

Write an overview of your understanding and experience of fashion. The information in your essay is reflective of your character and writing style. Include your background, passions and future goals. Please do not exceed 2 typed pages or 4 hand-written ones.

STORYBOARD

DIPLOMA

HIGHER CERTIFICATE

Create one A3 storyboard consisting of three fashion figure drawings with your own designs. Rendered in colour. Fabric swatches are optional. (You can also find templates for your figures online)

MOODBOARD

DIPLOMA

Create one creative A3 mood board that conveys your chosen trend/theme. Incorporate visuals, prints and descriptive words to convey your inspiration for your storyboard/collection. (Ensure images are not blurry or pixelated)

Portfolios are reviewed regularly and enrolments are taken until each course is full. There is no strict deadline for applications but we do recommend that students apply as early as possible.

Click on the link below for our  Portfolio Workshop video which takes you through a step-by-step guide to creating your successful portfolio.

Create digital files of your portfolio before proceeding to the application forms on our Student Manager System.
(PDF and/or JPGs not exceed 5mb)

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Most Recent Qualification

Identity Document

ID Photo

Application Proof of Payment

Include the supporting documents in your online application.  Prepare digital files of each for uploading to our Student portal system.

APPLICATION FEE

South African

Paid before 11 Dec 2020
R 350
  • Application Fee for South African citizens increases to R450 after the 11 December 2020.

International

Paid before 11 Dec 2020
R 2,200
  • Application Fee for Internationals will increases to R2500 after 11 December 2020

All your documents ready to go?

You’ve got your portfolio scanned in or photographed!  Your supporting documents are scanned or photographed!  You’ve paid the application Fee!

You are ready to move onto our student manager portal to fill in your details and upload all your documents!

Simple as that!  We will be intouch every step of the way.

GET IN TOUCH WITH US

available from 9:00 – 16:30

Monday – Friday

Address 208 Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7926

Email info@daf-academy.co.za