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Fashion

Course Code(s):  5M3865 6M3706
QQI Award Code:  6M3706 Fashion Design
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M3865 6M3706
QQI Award Code 6M3706 Fashion Design
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This Fashion course prepares the student for the vibrant, creative and challenging world of fashion. The course promotes awareness of current industry trends, along with an understanding of the importance of good presentation skills.

You will learn research skills, how to produce initial design ideas and how to develop designs through to a finished garment. The studios are equipped with high spec manufacturing equipment, computers and all software needed to generate design work. Tutors and contemporary designers from the fashion world are at hand throughout the course to support and develop your skills.

What will you Study?

Garment Construction 5N1276
Pattern Drafting 5N1303
Design Skills
Fashion Illustration
Colour Forecasting
Trend Forecasting
Buying and Merchandising
Fashion in a Historical and Contemporary Context
Fashion Styling
Photo Shoot Direction
Fashion Design
Drawing 5N1862
Work Experience 5N1356
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

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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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AFDES 6M3706

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