At Sallynoggin College of Further Education, near Dun Laoghaire in Dublin, we offer this course, which is suited to learners who have already achieved a QQI Level 5 certificate or equivalent in Fashion Design.
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.
- Pattern Drafting
- Garment Construction
- Design Development
- Collection Planning
- Fashion Illustration
- Art and Design Portfolio
- Textile Techniques
- Fashion Event Production
- Work Experience
- Career Planning
Fashion Photo-shoot featuring garments made
Planning and production of the end of year fashion event
Learners have the opportunity to enter national sponsored fashion design competitions
Graduates of this QQI Level 6 course may be considered for advanced entry to the 2nd year of a related Degree programme in Institutions of Technology and Universities in Ireland and the UK.
Course progressions include Fashion Design, Fashion and Textile Design, Costume Design, Visual Merchandising & Display, Design for Stage & Screen, Styling, Fine Art and Sculpture.
For example; Fashion Design Degree Course NCAD, LIT, Griffith College, London College of Fashion and a number of Colleges across the UK. Costume Design Degree IADT.
Many of our graduates, having completed this course have gone directly into employment in the fashion industry or set up their own enterprises.