Certificate in Fashion Design

Professional Fashion Design Kit

8 modules

8-12 weeks

Turn your passion for Fashion into a successful career.

Our Certificate in Fashion Design is designed and taught by practicing professionals in the fashion industry teaching you a range of skills which
will compliment your talent and bring out the best of you.

Complete a set number of tasks which will provide you with a holistic outlook about the highly dynamic fashion industry.

Course overview

Payment options

This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan for $25 per week. It also qualifies for a discount for upfront payments.

Course duration

This course is made up of 8 in depth modules. The amount of study time required to complete this course is approximately 8-12 weeks of study.

Tutor support

You are studying online – but you are not studying alone. Our tutor support service comes with all of our courses and is available to you 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Certification

A Certificate of attainment will be issued upon completion of your course.

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Equipment

This course comes with a professional fashion design kit to ensure you have all the tools you need for your study and beyond.

Course details

This course is ideal for:

  • Beginners
  • Fashion Designers looking to upskill.

100% Online

This is an industry leading, newly developed online course based on over 30 years experience in the fashion industry.

Build a broad range of creative, technical and in demand skills to help increase your career opportunities in the creative industry of fashion. Having expertise in the art of design, aesthetics, clothing construction and following different trends will give you an advantage when applying for work or setting up a new business – it all starts with this course.

Career prospects

Where could you work?

  • Fashion designer
  • Costume Designer
  • Retail buyer
  • Retail manager
  • Retail merchandiser
  • Stylist
  • Textile designer
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Fashion Consultant
  • Fashion Journalist

Course modules

This course is comprised of 8 modules:

  • Introduction to Fashion Design
  • Branding and Fashion
  • Research and Design Journals
  • Fabrics, Garments, Charts and Design Techniques
  • Apply Research to Your Designs
  • Final Designs
  • Technical Sketching
  • Creating Line up sheets and Range Books

Assessments

Each lesson culminates in set tasks which can be submitted and marked by the school’s tutors before it is returned to you with any comments, feedback and if necessary, additional work. At the end of your course you will have a final assessment to conclude the course and receive your certificate.

Topics that will be covered in the Certificate in Fashion Designing module include:

  • Who are we?
  • Where can a certificate in fashion
    design take you.
  • Different target markets.
  • Different lifestyle categories.
  • The design process.
  • What you will receive in your kit.

Topics that will be covered in the Certificate in Fashion Designing module include:

  • Create a mind map
  • Choose a target market
  • Choose a lifestyle category
  • Create a brand name
  • Create a brand mission statement
  • Develop a garment
  • Label
  • Develop garment swing tags

Topics that will be covered in the Certificate in Fashion Designing module include:

  • Select a Season and Year for your
    collection
  • Research Trends
  • Research Colour
  • Research Silhouettes
  • Develop a design journal
  • Create a mood board for your brand

Topics that will be covered in the Certificate in Fashion Designing module include:

  • Types of knits
  • Fabric fibres – Knit
  • Fabric identification – For cut and
    sew knits
  • Fabric sourcing – Wholesale and
    retail
  • Fabric Range chart
  • Print & Pattern coordination
  • Cut & Sew Top Silhouettes
  • Fabric suitability
  • Garment Componentry – Cut & Sew
    Knits
  • Design 10 Cut & Sew Tops for your
    collection
  • Look at design techniques/trims

Topics that will be covered in the Certificate in Fashion Designing module include:

  • Learn about types of woven fabrics
    and how to research and apply
    them to your designs with all
    relative components and
    information
  • Fabric coordination for presentation
  • Design 10 woven shirts/tops
  • Design 10 woven dresses
  • Design 10 woven pants
  • Design 10 woven skirts

Topics that will be covered in the Certificate in Fashion Designing module include:

  • Range planning – Final
    selection of designs
  • Strategies to edit your
    range
  • Finishing with 10-15
    designs for your final
    collection

Topics that will be covered in the Certificate in Fashion Designing module include:

  • Technical sketch –
    method for true design
  • Technical sketch –
    method for
    development
  • Why detail and
    accuracy is key
  • Building a hard copy
    library of
    blocks/sketches

Topics that will be covered in the Certificate in Fashion Designing module include:

  • Create a “Line up
    sheet” or “Range book”
    along with all relative
    information eg. Style
    numbers, product
    names and fabric

“The lady who called me was very
knowledgeable and answered all my queries about the course. It was a well-organized course that provided me with a lot of valuable knowledge.”

Ruby

“All my assignments were graded on time with clear feedback. It’s so refreshing to take an online course from an institution that really cares about their students.’’

Anthony P

“As someone who just moved in to Australia, I wanted a well-recognised qualification to kick-off my career. I’m glad to say that I have found what I was looking for. Special thanks go to the attentive tutors who were always willing to offer a helping hand.’’

Diane

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Course for Fashion Designing From Careers Collectiv.

Whether you have a passion for great apparel or are looking to create a career in the fashion industry, you can change your life with the right fashion designing course.. Read More

Here at Careers Collectiv, we specialise in 100% online short courses that allow our students to study when it suits them – with the 24/7 support of an expert. Whatever course you choose, you will have access to knowledge and skills in a practical way that is relevant to real life. We have carefully chosen the courses we offer so that they can be used to develop a new career, pursue a hobby, deepen knowledge, or explore a passion, in the way that suits them best. With courses ranging from photography to animal welfare, to beauty, to bookkeeping, there is something suitable for you. 

One of our most popular courses is the Fashion Designing Course, and we can help you learn everything you need to support a career change or develop more skills. 

Other courses including: Branding and Fashion, Technical Sketching, Fabrics, Garments, Charts and Design Techniques

Course for Fashion Designing: Learn from an Expert in Your Own Time

Making the decision to take on a learning opportunity can make juggling your time difficult – but with Careers Collectiv you can take advantage of our 100% online, self-paced learning. What this means for you is that you can choose when you study, fitting it around your home and work life in the way that suits you best.

During our our fashion designing course, you will be taken through a comprehensive series of lessons designed to take a student from complete beginner to competent fashion designer; making sure that once you have completed the course, you will be in an ideal position to create a new career or just take breathtaking apparels. 

The course starts with an in-depth introduction to the fashion designing that makes creating apparel possible. This includes fashion designing kits and other equipment.
Then, you will have an in depth course that includes;

Branding and Fashion

  • Create a mind map
  • Choose a target market
  • Choose a lifestyle category
  • Create a brand name
  • Create a logo (optional)
  • Create a brand mission statement
  • Develop a garment
  • Label
  • Develop garment swing tags

Research and Design Journals

  • Select a Season and Year for your collection
  • Research Trends
  • Research Colour
  • Research Silhouettes
  • Develop a design journal
  • Create a mood board for your brand
  • Fabrics, Garments, Charts and Design Techniques
  • Types of knits
  • Fabric fibres – Knit
  • Fabric identification – For cut and sew knits
  • Fabric sourcing – Wholesale and retail
  • Fabric Range chart
  • Print & Pattern coordination
  • Cut & Sew Top Silhouettes
  • Fabric suitability
  • Garment Componentry – Cut & Sew Knits
  • Design 10 Cut & Sew Tops for your collection
  • Look at design techniques/trims

Apply Research to Your Designs

  • Learn about types of woven fabrics and how to research and apply them to your
    designs with all relative components and information
  • Fabric coordination for presentation
  • Design 10 woven shirts/tops
  • Design 10 woven dresses
  • Design 10 woven pants
  • Design 10 woven skirts
  • Design 10 jackets/vests or coats

Final Designs

  • Range planning – Final selection of designs
  • Strategies to edit your range
  • Finishing with 10-15 designs for your final collection

Technical Sketching

  • Technical sketch – method for true design
  • Technical sketch – method for development
  • Why detail and accuracy is key
  • Building a hard copy library of blocks/sketches

Creating Line up sheets and Range Books

  • Create a “Line up sheet” or “Range book” along with all relative information eg.
    Style numbers, product names and fabric swatches

This final part of the curriculum can make a real difference for you if you are
planning to change career upon completion of your fashion designing course. 

Self-Paced With Full Support: Fashion Designing Course

Although you will not have specific deadlines to meet, every part of the Careers
Collectiv fashion designing course will have an assessment to check your knowledge
and skills – and at all times, you will be able to contact your tutor if you need further
help. 

The tutors we choose are academics that are working successfully in their areas of
expertise – we want to make sure that the skills and knowledge we are sharing with
our students is relevant and practical for a career in real life. Whether you complete
your course in a matter of weeks, or your schedule means you take much longer, you
will have lifetime access to the course contents and 24/7 access to your tutor.

Whatever you want from your fashion designing course, the Careers Collectiv
approach will ensure you can get what you need.

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