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New Skills Academy Fashion Design Diploma Course New Skills Academy
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  • Accredited in: UK
  • Accredited by: CPDIAO
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  • Course delivery: This course is delivered in presentation format

Course details

The fashion design course was written for students who are interested in working in the steadily growing fashion industry. With this online training course, you will have all the information necessary to successfully begin a career in this field.Fashion design enables individuals to study fashion trends, sketch ideas and create designs. As you work through this course, you will gain a comprehensive overview of the design industry, elements of design and career options within the field. 

 This convenient online course provides students with the unique opportunity to learn course material at their own pace. You will have access to comprehensive study material 24 hours a day ensuring that you can study anytime, anywhere.Many individuals who take the course are still able to work full time, which ensures that you can maintain your current lifestyle whilst working toward achieving your career goals.You can access this course from any internet-enabled device. 

As you work through the programme, you will find the short, flexible modules incredibly easy to navigate. However, if you find you have any questions, you can access online support while you train.Before receiving your diploma, you must complete and pass a multiple-choice exam. After successfully passing your course, you can download your diploma right from home. If you prefer, we can post it to you at an additional cost.

What You Will Learn

The fashion design course will cover the following information:

  • An introduction to common fashion terminology
  • The skills necessary to become a fashion designer
  • The five stages of a fashion cycle
  • The history of fashion
  • The elements and principles of fashion design
  • How to conduct fashion market research and identify your target customer
  • Fashion design forecasting
  • How to create mood boards
  • Fashion design sketching
  • Garment sample stages
  • An overview of material terminology
  • The main fibre groups used in the fashion industry
  • Textile fibres and their properties
  • An overview of fabric construction
  • Fabric performance characteristics and finishes
  • How to source materials, trims and contractors
  • Draping, cutting and sewing essentials
  • Sewing techniques for fashion design
  • Sizing and grading
  • Garment support and structure
  • Buttons, enclosures and finishes
  • Garment construction
  • Fittings, revisions and costing
  • Garment tech packages
  • Finding a clothing manufacturer and preparing for mass production
  • Making your clothing line, domain name and trademark
  • Creating your business plan
  • Financing your line and finding resources in the United Kingdom
  • Selling and marketing your fashions
  • Finding models and launching a fashion show
  • Careers in fashion design
  • Starting your own fashion design business
  • The fashion industry in the United Kingdom
  • Preparing and presenting your portfolio

Benefits of the Fashion Design Course Diploma

When you work towards earning your fashion design diploma, you will benefit from the following:

  • The ability to study from anywhere at any time that works for you, as long as there is an internet connection
  • Study at your own pace. There is no time limit, so if it takes you days or months, you can still complete the course
  • The ability to study from any device including computers, mobile phones or tablets
  • You benefit from easy to manage modules, which help to make studying a gratifying experience
  • Convenient online support is available to help you stay on the right track
  • Access to a comprehensive syllabus, which puts you on the fast track to becoming an expert in the field
  • Improve your prospects while applying for opportunities in the design industry
  • Receive a certified diploma that is respected in the industry
  • An affordable pricing structure
Updated on 01 November, 2018

About New Skills Academy

In November of 2013, a single question was asked: ‘What do you want to learn?’ From there, a vision was born of comprehensive, high quality, and affordable online course availability. The name behind that vision was New Skills Academy.

When it comes to online schools, there are plenty, but at New Skills Academy we distinguish ourselves amongst the competition with our dedication to your long-term goals. If you are entering a job market for the first time, or seeking a new career, we will provide you with the fast and efficient online support you need to make your dreams a reality.

Our expertly designed courses, detailed lesson plans and student testimonials all attest to the fact that we take great pride in our course offerings and provide only the best for our students. Often, people dream of pursuing a degree or certification but never find the time to follow through. We know life gets busy, which is why our customers can take our courses online from anywhere while still working. Students can access our courses from a PC, mobile phone or tablet; this means you can learn anywhere you go.

Our students’ reputation matters, which is why all of our online courses have been reviewed and certified in partnership with qualified industry experts. For added security and peace of mind, all of our courses have been approved by CPD.

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