Certificate in Fashion Design (Level 3)
Course Level Level 3
Endorsed By Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards
Study Method Distance Learning
Course Duration 200 Recommended Study Hours
Entry Requirements No Entry Requirements
Start Date Ongoing
Pay in Full
Get £ 75.00 Discount when you pay in full.
Discounted Fee: £ 310
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Pay in Instalments
£ 85 Deposit & 12 payments of £ 25 / Month
Total Fee: £ 385
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Fashion Design Course Online.

Explore one of the world’s most prestigious industries and discover what it takes to become the next big thing in elite fashion design. Few careers come close to rivalling the vibrancy, excitement and general exclusivity the contemporary fashion designer enjoys.  Whether it’s working with a leading global fashion house or becoming a world-renowned independent designer, not even the sky is the limit for those who make the grade.  Armed with professional-level skills and essential industry insights, that life-changing career move could be right at your fingertips.

This Fashion Design Course Online , has been created for those looking to put their relentless passion for fashion into practical to use.  Open to anyone with a flair for design, seven intensive course units focus on nurturing creativity and bringing visions to life.  Candidates are first guided through both the contemporary fashion design industry and a series of important historical periods/movements.  Along with an in-depth exploration of the fashion cycle, course content of this fashion design online course, introduces the fundamentals of fashion forecasting and a series of elements/principles that combine to create cohesive looks.  After outlining material choice, working with patterns and selecting/combining appropriate colours, the course concludes with an introduction to essential sewing skills.

Successful candidates will have the option of seeking positions with established fashion brands, or setting up solo and building their own fashion business.

Fashion certificate online, is delivered over seven in-depth modules:

Module 1 - Introduction to Fashion Design

The introductory course module focuses on providing candidates with a broad overview of contemporary fashion design, incorporating an exploration of 18th, 19th and mid-20th century fashion movements.  The importance of considering past movements and style periods in predicting future trends is explored in-depth.

Module 2 - Fashion Forecasting

A more intensive investigation of fashion forecasting and pre-empting/playing a role in future fashion movements follows in Module 2.  Candidates are guided through the importance of remaining one step ahead of the curve at all times in order to remain relevant.

Module 3 - Elements of Design

The four most important design elements are introduced and explored in detail in Module 3.  Candidates are guided through the specifics of Lines, Shapes, Colours and Textures, discovering how each element contributes to an overall look and works in conjunction with each other element.

Module 4 - Principles of Design

Course content in Module 4 shifts focus to the four key design principles the fashion designer must consider and fully understand - Emphasis, Balance, Harmony and Repetition.  Once again, each principle is dissected and explored individually, while being considered as an essential fashion design ‘building block’. 

Module 5 - Colour and Dress Designing

The basics of dress design follow in Module 5, which also guides candidates through the fundamentals of effective colour choice/use.  The specifics of how and why certain colours do and do not build cohesion is explored, along with how colour impacts the overall effect of any given garment.

Module 6 - Choosing the Right Material

How to choose the right material in accordance with the requirements of any given fashion project forms the core focus of Module 6.  Candidates are introduced to a variety of standard and nonstandard fabrics, along with the properties, advantages and specific challenges of each respectively.  Course content also outlines dying, testing and use of makeup.

Module 7 - Sewing Basics

Closing the course, Module 7 provides an important introduction to sewing basics and the most essential sewing techniques the contemporary fashion designer relies upon.  Along with safe hand-stitching practices and effective seam-sewing, candidates are guided through professional sewing studio equipment, tools and associated resources.  

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Payment Option

Paying in Instalments: £385(Interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £85

No of Instalments: 12

Each Instalment: £25

Pay in Full: (£75 Discount) £310

Course Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

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