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Fashion Design

Course Code(s):  5M3865 DC
QQI Award Code:  5M3865 Fashion Design
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 5M3865 DC
QQI Award Code 5M3865 Fashion Design
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Through a wide range of creative modules, from fashion and textiles to drawing, this course will introduce the learner to important aspects of Fashion. Students will also develop technical skills in embroidery, garment construction and pattern drafting.

The course is suitable for students wishing to build a visual portfolio to gain entry to higher education and gain a better understanding of the industry.

What will you Study?

Drawing 5N1862
Design
Pattern Making
Fashion Industry
Combined Materials 5N0764
Garment Construction 5N1276
Work Experience 5N1356
Communications 5N0690
Embroidery
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.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
AFDXX 5M3865

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Dressmaker   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
Footwear Designer   Beauty Therapist  
Beauty Consultant   Fashion Technologist  
Designer / Maker - Craft   Fashion Stylist  
Hairdresser   Tailor  
Wigmaker   Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport  

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Fashion & Beauty
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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