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PLC (Further Education)

Certificate

Fashion Design

Bray Institute of Further Education
Bray Institute of Further Education
Course Code
5M3865 DC
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
1 Year
Attendence
Full Time

Course Summary

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.

Course Details

Bray Institute of Further Education
College Link  >  Fashion Design

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

What will you study?

    Communications 5N0690
    Design Skills 5N0784
    Drawing 5N1862
    Appreciation of Art Craft & Design 5N0755
    Embroidery 5N1441
    Fashion Industry & Design Studies 5N3845
    Garment Construction 5N1276
    Pattern Drafting 5N1303







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.

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

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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Bray Institute of Further Education
Bray Institute of Further Education

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