FOUNDATION COURSE IN: FASHION

An exciting 200-hour course that EQUIPS YOU WITH FOUNDATIONAL FASHION KNOWLEdGE.

The Foundational Course in Fashion is an exciting 200-hour course that equips you with foundational fashion knowledge drawing on key aspects of Fashion Design, Garment Technology, Fashion and Textile Theory.

Whether you are preparing a fashion portfolio, wanting to accelerate your fashion career, or dreaming of creating your designs and turning them into reality; this highly practical course will give you the foundational skills you need.

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR 1 FEBRUARY COURSE INTAKE!

DURATION: 200 hours  
REGISTRATION FEE: R 1 200 COURSE FEE: R 13 600 OR  R2800 per month (5)

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Foundation Course in Fashion is a part-time course that runs for 5 months, Monday to Thursday from 13:30 to 16:00. 

During the time spent on the course you will develop knowledge, skills and an understanding of fashion which culminates as a diverse and yet full body of work.

You will develop designing and manufacturing skills which are supported with a well-rounded understanding of textiles and fashion theory.

On successful conclusion of the course students will receive a certificate of completion. This course is non-credit bearing and is therefore not registered on the South African Qualifications Framework.

THE THREE MODULES:

The Foundation Course in Fashion is built over three modules that expose the learner to Fashion Design, Garment Construction and Fashion & Textile Theory.

DESIGN

In the Fashion Design Course, you will develop core design skills through concept generation and fashion illustration so that you can create your own fashion mood boards and story boards.

MAKE

The Garment Technology course will equip you with basic techniques of pattern cutting and garment construction so that you can make your own unique fashion product.

EXPLORE

In the Fashion and Textiles Course, you will explore the fashion landscape and gain an understanding of fashion trends, fabrics and fibers and create your own original textile.

COURSE OUTCOMES

At the end of the Foundation Course in Fashion you will be able to:

  • Create a visual diary and transform it into a concept.
  • Create fashion Illustrations, mood boards and fashion storyboards.
  • Understand and use basic garment technology techniques.
  • Draft a pattern and sew a fashion garment of your own design.
  • Discuss and understand the fashion landscape and trend forecasting.
  • Define and understand natural and man-made fibers and create an original textile product.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Age of 17

DURATION

160 Lesson Hours + 40 Homework Hours Total 200 Hours

COURSE DATES

Classes: 1 February 2021 – 1 April 2021  Easter Break: 2 April 2021 – 9 April 2021. Classes: 12 April 2021 – 11 June 2021

CLASS TIMES

Monday to Thursdays 13:30 to 16:00

PAYMENT

R1,200.00 to register and book your spot.  R13,600.00 Course Fee paid upfront or R2,800.00 per month (for 5 months)

CERTIFICATION

Certificate of Completion from Design Academy of Fashion

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