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.

10 APRIL TO 5 JUNE 2021 SHORT COURSES

4 Saturdays – 9am to 1pm

ON-CAMPUS COURSE

This course is for students with a basic knowledge of patternmaking & sewing, and want to take their skills to the next level.

10 April to 8 May

Duration: 4 weeks

Modules: 4

Registration: R 200

Course Fee: R 4600

ON-CAMPUS COURSE

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

10 April to 8 May

Duration: 4 weeks

Modules: 4

Registration: R 200

Course Fee: R 4600

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Register for two consecutive short courses and receive a 20% discount on the course fees!

We have some great suggestions on our downloadable registration forms that highlights which courses to take in order to build on your fashion knowledge.

Including an affordable 4-month payment plan option to assist with your budgeting!

SHORT COURSES

Select Two Courses for 20% off
R10200
R 8160 Save R2040!
  • Course One R5600
  • Course Two R4600
  • Less 25% on both courses!
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THE JUNE TO AUGUST SHORT COURSES

8 Saturdays – 9am to 1pm

ON-CAMPUS COURSE
This course provides you with a foundation for understanding the principles of garment construction.

5 June to 24 July

Duration: 8 weeks

Modules: 8

Registration: R 200

Course Fee: R 5600

ON-CAMPUS COURSE

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

3 July to 21 August

Duration: 8 weeks

Modules: 8

Registration: R 200

Course Fee: R 5600

ON-CAMPUS COURSE

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

3 July to 21 August

Duration: 8 weeks

Modules: 8

Registration: R 200

Course Fee: R 5600

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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.

FOUNDATION IN FASHION COURSE

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

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.