Course Description

Fashion Design Advanced

This course is suited to learners who have already achieved a QQI Level 5 certificate or equivalent in Fashion Design.

The Advanced Fashion Design course focuses on the creative skills of theme and concept development for fashion design. Core technical modules in advanced pattern drafting and garment construction equip the learner with the skills required to make their own menswear, womenswear or costume collections. Learners will also develop art and design portfolios suitable for application to Institutes of Technology and Universities.


Employment Opportunities

Many of our graduates, having completed this course have gone directly into employment in the fashion industry or set up their own enterprises.

  • Fashion Designer
  • Costume Designer/Wardrobe Assistant
  • Bespoke Designer/Tailor/Dressmaker
  • Accessories Designer
  • Fashion Design Production
  • Pattern Drafter
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion Retail
CollegeSallynoggin College of Further Education
Course LocationDun Laoghaire, Dublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryFashion Stylist, Fashion & Design
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Duration1 year September to May
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsQQI Level 5 in Fashion Design or equivalent qualification or experience. Applicants will ideally have passed the core technical modules of pattern drafting and garment construction or equivalent. Interview - Applicants should bring samples of their work to date in order to demonstrate their interest in fashion design. Suggested work includes drawing and artwork, design sketches, scrapbooks, garments made or customised and artefacts. Mature students welcome. Applicants may be accepted without meeting formal entry requirements.
Carear PathEmployment as: Fashion Designer Fashion Design Assistant Bespoke Designer/Maker Costume Designer Pattern Drafter Fashion Stylist Visual Merchandiser Fashion Retail Progression to: Learners may progress to related level 7 and level 8 degree programmes in universities and colleges in Ireland and the UK Learners who successfully complete a QQI Level 6 Certificate may be able to use their results to progress to related Level 7 and Level 8 Degree Programmes in Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology. Third level progression opportunities for QQI learners are continually being developed and enhanced. Please visit or for the most up to date information. Graduates of this QQI/Level 6 course may also be considered for advanced entry to Year 2 of a related Degree programme in third level institutions in Ireland and the UK. Former learners have progressed to degree programmes in NCAD, LIT, IADT, Griffith College, London College of Fashion and a number of Colleges across the UK. Course progressions include Fashion Design, Fashion and Textile Design, Costume Design, Visual Merchandising & Display, Design for Stage & Screen, Styling and Sculpture.
Phone01 285 2997
Course Code6M3706
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Sallynoggin College of Further Education
Pearse Street, Thomastown,
Sallynoggin, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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