Diploma in Fashion Design

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Diploma Fashion Design

Enrol online with Oxford Home Study Centre, for the chance to earn a Level 5 Diploma in Fashion Design - 100% free of charge!  For the first time, this advanced diploma in fashion designing can be taken without a penny to pay.  Learn fashion design online for free in your spare time, with no deadlines or time restrictions imposed.  This exclusive online training programme covers a broad range of essential topics and knowledge areas, delivered over the course of seven engaging modules.  Topics covered include the main elements and principles of fashion design, an introduction to colour theory for the fashion designer, how to produce fashion illustrations, techniques for enhancing creativity and more. Our free online fashion design courses are based on the same high-quality materials as our paid courses, with no costs incurred at any time.  Contact the team at Oxford Home Study Centre for more information on this free fashion design course, or enrol online and get started today.

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how the elements of fashion appeal to and influence the consumer
  • Identify the classifications of clothing in relation to their uses and types
  • Understand which elements affect the decision to buy fashion items
  • Explain the process of product development in the fashion industry
  • Identify the most important elements of fashion design
  • Explain how to apply the elements of design to produce a well-designed garment
  • Understand different types of designs
  • Describe the importance of colour in a design scheme
  • Understand the key principles of design
  • Explain how these principles are applied when designing a garment
  • Evaluate the importance of design principles in designing.
  • Understand the main areas of fashion production, including the key terms, concepts, facts, principles, rules and theories of the field.
  • Discuss the importance of colour in designing.
  • Explain the relationship between colour in a garment and choosing the appropriate colour for a garment.
  • Explore theme-based fashion illustrations
  • Explain the importance of advertising and marketing in the fashion industry
  • Understand different types of selling techniques
  • Describe the importance of good customer service in a fashion design business
  • Implement techniques for running a fashion design business successfully
  • Explain the importance of advertising and marketing in the fashion industry
  • Understand different types of selling techniques
  • Describe the importance of good customer service in a fashion design business
  • Implement techniques for running a fashion design business successfully

All free online certificate courses at Oxford Home Study Centre are 100% free of charge from start to finish.  There is no enrolment fee, all study aids are provided via our online learning platform and all of our courses are self-paced for total flexibility.

Our exclusive free courses provide the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, develop new skills and explore new professions.  Upon completion of your free online certificate course, you will have the option of claiming one of three different types of certificates for a small fee:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from Oxford Home Study Centre
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

Each of these certificates could prove helpful in supporting future job applications, or helping you climb the career ladder with your current employer. All certificates are 100% optional upon successful completion of your course - available to purchase with your preferred postage option.

For more information on certificate costs, head over to our pricing page or contact a member of the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime.


This Free Diploma in Fashion Design course covers the following modules:

Unit 1. Introduction to Fashion Design
Unit 2. Elements of Design in Fashion
Unit 3. The Principles of Fashion Design
Unit 4. Basic Color Theory For Fashion Designers
Unit 5. Fashion illustration basics
Unit 6. Techniques for Developing Creativity
Unit 7. The Fashion Design Process



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Course Level Diploma
Awarding Body OHSC
Study Method Online
Course Duration 450 Hours
Entry Requirements Open to All
Start Date Ongoing