Higher Certificate in Fashion Design

Higher Certificate in Fashion Design

Course Code
SAQA 94796
Course Type
Higher Certificate
Faculty
Business and Innovation
Accreditation
Hcert.FD
Study options

1 Year Contact Learning

Starting February 2024

2 Year Distance Learning

Starting March, July and November

Objectives

  • Develop students' ability to apply concepts like sustainability in the fashion design workflow in local contexts.  
  • Equip students to conceptualise and design clothing, draw patterns, detail technical drawings and construct garments. 
  • Provide students with fundamental skills like understanding the design process through project-based assessment  
  • Expose and encourage students to manipulate fabrics and sewing machines to create various results  
  • Develop professional garment fitting and construction techniques using measuring, sewing and hand stitching. 
  • Introduce students to computer aided design (CAD) for fashion and other digital tools to create technical drawings and specify clothing production details. 
  • Prepare students for work in the local fashion design sector/business. Create student awareness of sustainable fashion design and the importance of moving towards a circular economy. 
  • Students complete experiential training and add portfolio-based evidence of being industry ready. 

Course details

Study Options (2)

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1 Year Contact Learning Application - Starting February 2024

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2 Year Distance Learning Application - Starting March, July and November

What’s Included in your fee?

  • Tuition 
  • Preliminary Stationery & Equipment 
  • Software 
  • Textbooks 

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