Private Training EstablishmentNew Zealand School of Art and Fashion
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This practical, entry-level programme teaches the skills and knowledge that are directly relevant in the clothing design and manufacturing sectors.
In this exceptional programme, the learners are taught the entire garment creation process from inception to construction. This includes writing garment specification sheets, developing and grading patterns, finally sewing their designs using industrial machines. Garments produced include streetwear, activewear and swimwear for men, women and children. Learners will demonstrate knowledge and skills to standards recognised by the industry sector as appropriate and develop work habits and practices appropriate for further training, self-employment and employment.
Learners design and manufacture garments for their own real-life clients (meeting their individual specifications) and gain work experience. In addition, learners showcase their collections to industry via the NZSAF annual fashion show and/or other various industry events. Previous students have shown at Miromoda (NZFW), Pacific Fusion Fashion and Pacific Runway (Sydney).
Highlights of the course
The applicant must be at least the age of 16 years.
Ability to sew a garment from a pattern - at a Level 3 standard.
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