Course: Fashion Design

LaSalle College Vancouver

Program Description

Course: Fashion Design

LaSalle College Vancouver

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.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • 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.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

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.

CAREER POSSIBILITIES

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!

PROGRAM LENGTH

One year and 8 months (five 15-week semesters). 20 hours per week. Total of 1500 hours.

SOFTWARES

  • Adobe Creative Suite

DIPLOMA

Diploma program

REQUIRED MATERIALS

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.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • French
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This course is Campus based
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Sept., 2017
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1500 hours
Full time
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Canada Vancouver, British Columbia
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