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Fashion Design and Styling

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Fashion Design and Styling

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 and Styling

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

This course is designed for students that are interested in fashion design but also would like to incorporate make-up, hair and visual image styling. Students will explore current fashion trends and contemporary fashion styling. Through a wide range of creative and practical modules from styling and production to fashion media and make-up, students will gain professional skills within the broader fashion industry. The course is also suitable for students wishing to build a visual portfolio of products and images to gain entry to higher education courses. 

The course provides an emphasis not just on the design product but also on the post-design service industry, including styling, fashion shows, advertising and promotion.

Course Content
Design Skills
Fashion Styling
Fashion and Media Make-up
Creative Styling
Garment Construction
Fashion Industry and Design Studies
Pattern Drafting
Work Experience
Image Processing
Personal Effectiveness

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course will gain creative and technical skills in the area of fashion, styling and make-up, preparing them for entry into employment or self-employment in the fashion industry or further study 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).