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PLC (Further Education)

Advanced Certificate

Fashion Design - Advanced

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

Course Summary

The advanced fashion design course is suited to learners who have already achieved a level 5 certificate or equivalent in fashion design. T

The Advanced Fashion Design course focuses on the creative skills of theme and concept development for fashion, costume or cosplay design. Core technical modules in advanced pattern drafting and garment construction equip the learner with the skills required to make their own menswear, womenswear, costume or cosplay collections. Learners will also develop art and design portfolios suitable for application to Institutes of Technology and Universities.

Course Details

Sallynoggin College of Further Education
College Link  >  Fashion Design - Advanced

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?

    Work Experience 6N1946
    Design Skills 6N3446
    Drawing 6N3569
    Combined Materials 6N3587
    Pattern Drafting 6N1393
    Garment Construction 6N3605
    Illustration Techniques & Practice 6N3480

  • 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
AFDES 6M3706

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

Explore this course on Qualifax

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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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Sallynoggin College of Further Education
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