Drogheda Institute of Further EducationAdvanced Certificate in Fashion Design

Advanced Certificate in Fashion Design

1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 6 QQI

Course description

This level 6 fashion course is offered to students who complete QQI Level 5 Fashion Design. It allows the learner to advance their design, technical and creative skills. It gives the learner a stronger understanding of the fashion industry and provides them with the skills to succeed in the world of fashion. QQI Level 6 fashion has a greater emphasis on sewing and pattern making to facilitate learners who wish to establish their own business or label.

More information on fashion design courses at DIFE can be viewed at the DIFE Fashion Blog

Course Content

  • Garment Construction
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Fashion Styling
  • Fashion Photography
  • Fabric Manipulation and Stitch
  • Print Making
  • Combined Materials
  • Drawing


QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Fashion Design – 6M3706.

Entry Requirements

QQI Level 5 Course in Fashion Design or equivalent. Applicants must also complete a successful interview and provide a portfolio or samples of their work.

Progression & Career Options

Entry to Third Level Art & Design courses is possible through presentation of portfolio. Students may progress to a range of related degree courses in Universities and Institutes of Technology.

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