Course Description

Fashion Design Advanced



The advanced fashion design course is suited to learners who have already achieved a level 5 certificate or equivalent in fashion design.

The course equips learners with the advanced creative skills of theme and concept development through drawn research and investigation. Learners develop the skills required to design and produce their own fashion collection. Learners will develop art and design portfolios suitable for application to third level colleges.

The core technical modules of advanced pattern drafting and garment construction equip the learner with the skills required to make their own collection. An emphasis is placed on acquiring skills needed to produce saleable garments.

Training ProviderSallynoggin College of Further Education
Course LocationDun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryFashion Stylist, Fashion & Design
Course QualificationLevel 6 Certificate / Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date1st January 1970
Course Duration1 year
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 RetailProgression to: Learners may progress to related level 7 and level 8 degree programmes in universities and colleges in Ireland and the UKLearners 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 www.qqi.ie or www.cao.ie 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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