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Fashion & Textiles - HND

Course Code(s):  DL
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Bray Institute of Further Education

Bray Institute of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code DL
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This two year Higher National Certificate course will provide learners with the knowledge necessary to further pursue a career in Fashion & Textile design. The course consists of academic & practical workshops in the field of fashion textiles. Learners are encouraged to enter both National & International Fashion Competitions where they have had considerable success in the past.
Final year learners will exhibit their work at our end-of-year exhibition in the Institute.

What will you Study?

Visual Communications in Art and Design
Ideas Generation and Development in Art and Design
Contextual and Cultural Referencing in Art and Design
Professional Practice in Art and Design
Design Exploration in Textiles
Design Application in Fashion
Pattern Drafting in Fashion
Drawing Techniques and Approaches
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

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