Fashion Design

 This is a profession that deals with the creation/origination of new ideas for the trendy clothing industry. It is a five and half year course if one decides to pursue a Higher National Diploma qualification.


JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Merchandiser
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Fashion Editor
  • Consultant Designer
  • Freelance Designer
  • Lecturer/Teacher


COURSES ON OFFER

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN FASHION DESIGN

Entry Requirements for National Certificate

5 ‘O’ Levels including English and Mathematics

DURATION: 1 YEAR

SUBJECT

  • History of Costume
  • Clothing Factory Practice
  • Textile Studies
  • Creative Design
  • Design Theory
  • Art of Drawing
  • Pattern Making and Garment Construction
  • Introduction to Computers
  • NASS
  • ESD


NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN FASHION DESIGN

Entry Requirements for National Diploma

National Certificate in Fashion Design


DURATION: 3 YEARS

SUBJECT

YEAR 1
  • Clothing Factory Practice
  • Product Development
  • Computer Applications
  • Creative Design
  • Applied Textiles
  • Art of Drawing
 
YEAR 2 
Students will be on industrial attachment


YEAR 3
  • Fashion Business
  • Research Methods
  • Timed Project
  • Dissertation/Project
  • Pattern Making and Garment Construction


HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN FASHION DESIGN

Entry Requirements for Higher National Diploma

National Diploma in Fashion Design


DURATION: 1 YEAR 6 MONTHS

SUBJECT

YEAR 1
  • Fashion Business
  • Applied Textile Design & Decorative Technics
  • Range Development
  • Management Information System
  • Research Methods

6 months 
Students will be on industrial attachment