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Diploma in Apparel + Fashion Technology

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Diploma

Duration

38 weeks

Summary

This level 5 programme designed to provide an opportunity for people with core skills and interest in the fashion industry to gain an advanced qualification that will increase their prospects of employment.

The Diploma Programme provides an opportunity for people with core skills and interest in the fashion industry to gain an advanced qualification that will increase their prospects of employment. It offers textile, apparel and production technology, specification sheet production, CAD/CAM, and advanced skills in pattern making and garment construction. The programme culminates in a runway presentation of student-designed garments, The Diploma showcase.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Use advanced technical skills to make, adapt, and grade flat patterns for structured and unstructured garments in a comprehensive range of styles and fabric types.
  • Create detailed manual specification sheets and commercial storyboards.
  • Select fabrics and apparel componentry to product end-use.
  • Use CAD and PAD (Pattern Aided Design) to make, digitise, and grade patterns, create lay plans, and specification sheets, and draw garments.
  • Analyse a client brief to research, design, and present a new project of garment design to meet client requirements.

Where could this programme take you?

Pathway to further qualifications such as our Bachelor of Fine Arts programme (year 2).

Jobs related to this programme

• Fashion Design

• Merchandising

• Fashion Buying

• Fashion Styling

• Pre-production

• Production and Manufacture

• Fashion Retail

• Marketing + Sales in Fashion

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