Course: Fashion Design
If you are passionate about fashion and full of creative & avant-guard ideas for your very own clothing collection, the Fashion Design Program will take your talent to the next level and provide you with the skills to succeed in such a riveting industry. Express your artistic talent through pattern & garment designs. Study the use of raw materials and analyze fashion trends.
Graduates have a sound grasp of the history of fashion design and recognize how fashion impacts culture and society. This program reinforces job market realities by assisting the students in illustrating a design with such computer applications as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Macromedia Flash, developing a business plan and marketing their creations.
- Develop the ability to transform design ideas into garments;
- Learn the elements, principles and techniques of pattern drafting, draping, sewing and tailoring;
- Translate fashion concepts into sketches and illustrations using freehand drawing techniques;
- Learn the history of fashion design and how the economy, society and culture influence fashion trends;
- Learn to design, create, sell and market a design collection;
- Recognize job market realities.
PROSPECTIVE STUDENT PROFILE
- Artistically driven and talented;
- Great communication skills;
- Passionate about fashion and trends;
- Passion for hands-on work and the creative process.
To be considered for admission to a program leading to a diploma, you must meet one of the following criteria:
- Be 19 years of age or High School graduate;
- Working knowledge of the English language;
- Have an Interview with an Admissions Representative.
As a graduate, you could find work with organizations that specialize in fashion, as a Fashion Designer Pattern Drafter, Costume Designer (theatre, print, television and film), Fashion Coordinator, Buyer, Researcher, Fashion Writer or as a Production Sewer.
BE A STUDENT FOR A DAY
Come spend the day with our students and teachers. This is a unique opportunity to help you make a better choice about your education. It’s free of charge with no future obligations!
One year and 8 months (five 15-week semesters). 20 hours per week. Total of 1500 hours.
- Adobe Creative Suite
On the first day of class, the teacher will provide you with a detailed list of the required materials for the semester and then help find the best deals.
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