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Advanced Certificate

Fashion Design - Advanced

Drogheda Institute of Further Education
Drogheda Institute of Further Education
Course Code
6M3706
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
1 Year
Attendence
Full Time

Course Summary

This is a second year fashion programme offered to students who complete 5M2208 of Fashion Design. It allows the learner to advance their design, technical and creative skills. It gives the learner a stronger understanding of the fashion industry, and provides them with the skills to succeed in the world of fashion. Second year fashion has a bigger emphasis on sewing and pattern making to facilitate learners who wish to establish their own business or label.

Course Details

College Link > 6M3706 - Fashion Design - Advanced

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Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Creative

Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

Career Progression

Entry to 3rd Level Art & Design courses is possible through presentation of portfolio. Alternatively graduates may pursue careers in Fashion Design as an Independent Designer or may gain employment in Fashion Houses, Fashion Retail, Merchandising or Fashion Styling and Alterations.

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

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Drogheda Institute of Further Education
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