Course Description

Fashion Industry Practice Year 1 (Sallynoggin College)

This Advanced Fashion Industry Practice course provides the opportunity for the learner 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 taught on this course will make the graduate a highly skilled fashion industry employee. Learners can also develop work suitable for a portfolio application to third-level colleges.


Employment Opportunities

  • Fashion PA
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion PR
  • Fashion Retail
  • Journalism
  • Merchandising
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Event Management
  • Digital Marketing
CollegeSallynoggin College of Further Education
Course LocationDun Laoghaire, Dublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryFashion Stylist, Fashion & Design
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course DurationOne Year Full-Time - September to May (with option of 2nd year)
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsLeaving Certificate or equivalent or 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. Successful applicants are advised to find suitable work experience. Mature Students welcome. Applicants may be accepted without meeting formal entry requirements.
Carear PathCareer and Employment Opportunities Employment in: fashion Retail Fashion Display Fashion Stylist Fashion Stylist Fashion PA Progression to: Learners may progress to the Advanced Cert in Fashion Industry Practice QQI Level 6 here in SCFE and 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 5 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. Former learners have progressed to Level 6 Advanced Cert in Fashion Industry Practice in Sallynoggin College of Further Education and to third level colleges such as DIT and Griffith College.
Phone01 285 2997
Course Code5M3114
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Pearse Street, Sallynoggin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: A96 KV84

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Pearse Street
Sallynoggin, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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