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.
This course prepares you for working in the following Career Sectors:
What will you study?
Combined Materials 5N0764
Design Skills 5N0784
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.
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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.
National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)
The following data provides general information about this Award from colleges across Ireland.
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