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Fashion Design

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Fashion Design

Course Code: CI061FD
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Fashion Design
QQI Code: 5M3865
Duration: 1 Year

Fashion Design
Fashion Design

Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Course Description
Fashion design is an exciting career choice. Whether students wish to acquire sewing skills or aspire to design avant-gard creations, this course will build skills from beginner level through to an achievable, individual career path. Through a wide range of creative modules, from fashion and textiles through to millinery and costume design, students will gain professional skills within the broader fashion industry. Students will also develop technical skills in illustration, embroidery, garment construction and pattern drafting. The course is also suitable for students wishing to build a visual portfolio to gain entry to higher education.

Course Content
Design Skills
Garment Construction
Fashion Industry and Design Studies
Pattern Drafting
Work Experience
Printed Textiles
Personal Effectiveness

Career Opportunities
Through this course, you will have gained creative and technical skills in the area of fashion design, preparing you for entry into employment or self-employment in the fashion industry and for further or third level studies in a related area.

Progression Opportunities
Graduates of this course are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).