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Fashion Design

Sallynoggin College of Further Education
Sallynoggin College of Further Education
Course Code
Career Zone
NFQ Type
1 Year
Full Time

Course Summary

The Fashion Design course enables each learner to develop their own unique take on fashion, costume or cosplay design. Core technical modules in pattern drafting and garment construction provides the learner with the skills required to make menswear, womenswear, costume or cosplay outfits based on their own designs. Learners will also develop portfolios suitable for application to degree programmes.

Course Details

Sallynoggin College of Further Education
College Link  >  Fashion Design

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

This course prepares you for working in the following Career Sectors:

What will you study?

    Communications 5N0690
    Combined Materials 5N0764
    Design Skills 5N0784
    Drawing 5N1862
    Fashion Industry & Design Studies 5N3845
    Garment Construction 5N1276
    Pattern Drafting 5N1303

  • 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.

To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:

CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
AFDXX 5M3865

To calculate Points based on your QQI award results, use the PLC Points Calculator.

The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests:


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.

Further Research

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