Course Description

Fashion Industry Practice Advanced - Year 2

This course provides the opportunity for the student to develop the practical and business skills needed by fashion stylists, fashion PAs, design and retail entrepreneurs, fashion journalists, buyers, merchandisers and retailers. Trend forecasting and a solid grounding in contemporary and historical fashion equip professionals with the sensitivity to judge the ‘look of the moment’ before it happens.

Technical skills in business, buying and retailing, event management and photo shoot/art direction will make the graduate a highly skilled fashion industry employee.

Learners can also develop work suitable for a portfolio application to Third-level colleges

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
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsCompletion of Fashion Industry Practice Level 5 Certificate or equivalent, or previous relevant experience. Interview Applicants may bring to interview samples of their work to date such as visual notebooks, projects, sketch ideas or items made. This is optional and not a requirement for the interview. Mature applicants welcome. Applicants may be accepted without meeting formal entry requirements.
Carear PathCareer and Employment Opportunities Fashion PA Fashion Stylist Fashion PR Journalism Merchandising Fashion Buyer Visual Merchandiser Event Management Digital Marketing Progression to: Learners may progress to related Level 7 and 8 degree programmes in universities and colleges in Ireland and the UK Learners who successfully complete a QQI 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 students 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 Two, of a related Degree Programme in third level institutions in Ireland and the UK. Former learners have progressed to third level colleges in Ireland and the UK such as DIT, Griffith College and London College of Fashion to study degree programmes. Course progressions include Fashion Buying, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Management, Fashion Journalism, Fashion Design, Fashion Styling, Fashion History & Costume, Visual Merchandising & Display, Retail Management & Marketing.
Phone01 285 2997
Course Code6M4508
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Sallynoggin College of Further Education
Pearse Street, Thomastown,
Sallynoggin, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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