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What Fashion Course Should I Study?
Embarking on a journey in the world of fashion can be both exciting and daunting. To help you navigate your way to a fulfilling career or entrepreneurial venture, we’ve outlined potential job opportunities and the courses that best align with them.
Seeking the role of a Retail Fashion Buyer? Our Diploma in Fashion could be your ideal stepping stone. This program offers a comprehensive understanding of the fashion landscape, preparing you with the essential knowledge and skills needed for a successful career as a buyer.
Completed a BCom? The Foundation in Fashion course is your tailored leap into the creative world of fashion. This condensed yet robust program is your ticket to understanding the essence of design, textiles, and garment creation, even without a prior fashion background.
The role of a Fashion Designer working for a major retailer, demands a keen eye for trends, a flair for collaboration, and a knack for translating customer preferences into stylish designs. Our Diploma in Fashion offers the robust knowledge and skill for this role. Key requirements for this role is a 3 year qualification in fashion.
retail & freelance
Our Fashion Styling course paves the way for budding stylists. Gain hands-on experience, dive into creative exercises, and uncover your unique stylistic flair.
Consider enhancing your creativity by pairing our Fashion Styling course with Adobe Digital Fashion Design. This optional course equips aspiring stylists with the power of image manipulation and intricate color detailing using software like Photoshop and Illustrator.
Our Diploma in Fashion offers the perfect blend of creativity, business insights, and specialized skill development. Ideal for those aspiring to make a mark as fashion stylists and magazine editors.
A FASHION BRAND
The Diploma in Fashion is your trailblazer. Delve into the world of design while carving out business strategies in your final year. Here, you bring your brand to life, craft business plans, and launch your collections. Many students leverage this final year as a perfect springboard for their entrepreneurial aspirations.
We suggest completing the Foundation in Fashion course before doing the Fashion Entrepreneur course if you have no prior fashion experience.
Brand Building and Business Strategy.
EVENING WEAR & TAILORING
If your dream is to create stunning evening wear or specialize in tailoring, our Short Course in Advanced Tailoring and Pattern Making is your ultimate companion. This specialized program hones your tailoring skills, offering an in-depth focus on evening wear. Please note that prior experience in patternmaking and garment construction is essential for this course. If you’re new to these, we recommend starting with our Introduction and Intermediate Courses to build your foundational skills.
Our comprehensive 3-year Diploma provides a robust knowledge for those aspiring to thrive as Evening Wear Designers or Tailors.
LEARNING TO DESIGN
For Garment Technologists seeking a deeper understanding of fashion design, our Fashion Trend Analysis and Design course is a transformative step. Dive into the dynamic world of fashion trends, learning to analyze and predict emerging styles. This course provides invaluable insights into the creative process, equipping you with the skills to translate trends into innovative designs.
Elevate your garment technologist skills by mastering the digital realm of fashion design through our Adobe Digital Fashion Design course. Explore advanced image manipulation, intricate detailing, and visual storytelling using industry-standard software like Photoshop and Illustrator. Perfect your digital design skills and seamlessly integrate technology into your garment technologist expertise.
Get acquainted with the digital tools and design techniques necessary to transform ideas into technical specifications
For those wanting to outsource design & production – The Fashion Entrepreneur course is tailored for aspiring brand owners aiming to craft and manage their fashion brand. Focused on the strategic management of the business, marketing strategies, and operational tactics.
An optional course for those looking to articulate their creative vision digitally.
retailER or brand
Aspiring pattern makers are the architects of fashion, crafting the blueprints that breathe life into designs. With our Pattern Making & Garment Construction series – covering introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels – individuals embark on a transformative journey from the basics to mastering intricate pattern design.
Students traverse various market segments, honing their skills in designing patterns tailored to diverse styles and preferences.
As a graphic designer stepping into the world of fashion, Fashion Trend Analysis and Design is your compass. Explore the dynamic realm of fashion trends through this engaging course while illustrating captivating designs.
Transition your graphic design skills to tangible creations with our Introduction to Patternmaking & Garment Construction course.
A great overview of fashion for those who can study part-time.
Our Fashion Trend Analysis and Design course provides a comprehensive understanding of current fashion trends, enabling you to stay ahead of the curve when creating content.
It equips aspiring fashion bloggers with hands-on styling experiences and creative tasks to foster a deep understanding of style.
Elevate your fashion blog’s visual storytelling with the Adobe Digital Fashion Design course.
Dive into the world of colour theory and design illustrations that bring fashion trends to life in our Fashion Trend Analysis and Design course. Explore croquis illustration techniques, learning to visually capture designs and trends with professional finesse.
Take your fashion illustrations to new heights using Adobe Digital Fashion Design. Elevate your creations from sketches to dynamic, digital masterpieces.
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