SHORT
COURSES

Join us for our Saturday morning on-campus short courses.

Whether it’s to gain a basic understanding, or an introduction into a specialised area of the fashion industry, there are many reasons to enrol in a Short Course at the Design Academy of Fashion.

It could also be the first step in your understanding of DAF’s culture, to help you find the right course to continue with, or simply a way to spend an educational holiday in the beautiful city of Cape Town. Short courses are open to anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of fashion in one of the most important spaces in the industry.
ON-CAMPUS COURSE

Aimed at designers looking to expand their technical knowledge fashion design using Illustrator and Photoshop.

10 October to 31 October

Duration: 4 weeks

Modules: 8

Cost: ZAR 4800

ON-CAMPUS COURSE

Dive into the principles of design from concept to the final touches of your fashion looks.

10 October to 28 November

Duration: 8 weeks

Modules: 8

Cost: ZAR 5800

ON-CAMPUS COURSE

This immersive course combines the theory of fashion styling with practical, real life exercises.

15 August to 3 October

Duration: 8 weeks

Modules: 8

Cost: ZAR 5800

ON-CAMPUS COURSE
This course provides you with a foundation for understanding the principles of garment construction.
15 August to 3 October

Duration: 8 weeks

Modules: 8

Cost: ZAR 5800

ON-CAMPUS COURSE

Participants will then undergo the exciting process of cutting and sewing up their personal design.

7 November – 28 November

Duration: 4 weeks

Modules: 8

Cost: ZAR 4800

FULL-TIME PROGRAMS

DIPLOMA

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

HIGHER CERTIFICATE

The one-year Higher Certificate in Fashion is an exciting one year program that provides a holistic overview of the clothing industry as you build, develop and create your brand vision.

ONLINE COURSES

ONLINE COURSE
Beginners introduction to Photoshop and Illustrator for fashion design.
ONLINE COURSE
Aimed at designers looking to expand their technical knowledge.
ONLINE COURSE
Dive into the principles of design from concept to the final touches.

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.