Higher Certificate in Fashion Design

Enrolling 2020

Higher Certificate in Fashion Design
Course Code
SAQA 94796
Course Type
Higher Certificate
Creativity & Design
Course Contact
Study options

2 Year Distance Learning

Starting November 2020

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Distance Learning

  • 2 Years part time
  • NQF Level 5
  • Flexible submission of assignments within 2-month period per module
  • Continuous project-based assessment with final portfolio submission
  • 240 hours of Work integrated Learning to be completed


The qualification comprises compulsory modules at NQF Level 5 totalling 120 Credits. Introduction to Clothing Design, 7 Credits.
Basic Fashion Drawing, 7 Credits.
Introduction to Patternmaking, 7 Credits.
Basic Sewing Techniques, 7 Credits.
Introduction to the History of Costume, 7 Credits.
Introduction to Textiles, 7 Credits.
Pattern Development, 7 Credits.
Garment Construction, 7 Credits.
Portfolio, 4 Credits.
Experiential Training, 24 Credits.
Introduction to Fashion Buying, 7 Credits.
Thematic Styling and Event Management, 7 Credits.
Cad for Fashion Designers, 4 Credits.
Starting Your Own Business, 6 Credits.
Introduction to Fashion Planning, 6 Credits.
Professional Practice Management for Fashion Design, 6 Credits.

2 Year Distance Learning Application - Starting November 2020