START YOUR FUTURE IN FASHION WITH FRA
The Fashion Retail Academy (FRA) is a unique, employer-led fashion and retail college located in the heart of London – and the first college to receive an across-the-board Ofsted Outstanding grade. The FRA offers a wide range of fashion Short Courses, taught by industry experts, which provide a quick route to a career in fashion retail. Courses run one to five days in length and cover introductory to advanced learning levels, ideal as an entry point or skills top-up.
If you are looking to develop new skills, broaden retail subject knowledge, develop a business idea or pursue a particular passion, the FRA offers a course for you. Sessions deliver a balance of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in all subjects with excellent facilities in the heart London.
The FRA works with over 140 retailers across the UK. Our six-week Postgraduate programme includes heavy industry involvement, designed to give students unrivalled access and opportunities to secure a job in the fashion retail industry. FRA fashion courses are structured to provide students with a combination of in-depth knowledge of Fashion Retail and hands-on practical experience in the work environment, ensuring graduates meet the current recruitment needs of the retail fashion industry.
Located in the heart of London, the FRA is just moments away from Oxford Street and Tottenham Court road, and a number of national rail stations. Our state-of-the-art campus befitted from a £2m upgrade in 2015, offering an inspirational and modern learning environment for students.
FRA offer apprenticeships for work-based learning, degrees, and Traditional Fast Track and Intensive Diplomas at L2 to L4.
FRA Diplomas and Degrees cover a wide range of specialist fashion functions including Buying, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, Design, Digital, E-commerce, Merchandising and Retail Management. These are designed for flexible delivery and can be covered in three months to two years. Most full-time FRA programmes include work placements, industry led projects and masterclasses as standard, with a multitude of additional course specific opportunities driven by experienced industry tutors.
FRA provide the fastest route to work, simultaneously giving students vocational experience and support to find a job role on graduation. With approximately 92% of FRA graduates going on to industry job roles or continuing their studies, course success at FRA speaks for itself.
The UK Government and five retail giants – M&S, Next, Arcadia, F&F @ Tesco, and Experian, founded the FRA in 2005. It offers a range of exclusive Fashion courses with unparalleled industry involvement to ensure students gain the skills and contacts needed to successfully progress to employment.
The FRA knows that choosing the right college is an important decision that can shape your entire future. Visit the FRA website. to learn more about what makes this fashion college such a special place to learn.
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