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Cavan Institute
Fashion Design and Styling

This course in Fashion Design and Styling is designed for students that are interested in fashion design but also would like to incorporate make-up, hair and visual image styling.

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.

Further Study

At Cavan Institute:

Graduates of this course can apply to study the Design (Year 2) course, which leads to a level 6 award in design. 


Graduates of this course in Fashion Design and Styling 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).

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course in Fashion Design and Styling 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.


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Fashion Design


Course Fees





Course Content

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Fashion Design

Design Skills

Fashion Industry and Design Studies

Work Experience

Pattern Drafting

Fashion Styling

Personal Effectiveness


Fashion and Media Make-up

Creative Styling

Garment Construction

Image Processing

About This Course

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 Fashion Design and Styling course is also suitable for students wishing to build a visual portfolio of products and images to gain entry to higher education courses. The Fashion Design and Styling 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.

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