Learners create a portfolio of work suitable for entry into third level colleges or industry. The course consists of academic and practical workshops in the field of fashion and textiles, providing the opportunity for learners to develop and expand their fashion and textile design skills in addition to developing their confidence and own unique style identity. Students will also exhibit their work at the annual Graduate Exhibition.
This course prepares you for working in the following Career Sectors:
What will you study?
Visual Communications in Art and Design
Ideas Generation and Development in Art and Design
Contextual and Cultural Referencing in Art and Design
Professional Practice in Art and Design
Design Exploration in Textiles
Design Application in Fashion
Pattern Drafting in Fashion
Drawing Techniques and Approaches
- 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
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.