Duration: 2 Years Full-time
Start date: 4th September 2017
End date: 8th June 2018
Information Event: Y
Ireland is known around the world for the quality of its textiles and the creativity of its designers. Mass production may have come and gone, but our shirt factories have been replaced by bespoke, quality workshops, turning out high-end craft products for the national and international market. Students on this exciting new course will work with skilled professionals to learn the design, craft and entrepreneurial skills they need to succeed in the fashion world today and will work closely with other disciplines like Photography and Performing Arts on high-end productions to get all the exposure that make great new designers thrive!
This qualification is designed to give learners a technical understanding of Fashion Design and Production. Learners gain knowledge and skills in:
- pattern cutting
- manufacturing methods and promotion to produce fashion projects.
Learners choose an optional unit in another art and design discipline which complements the subject and gives breadth to their practice.
The qualification is for learners intending to gain employment in the fashion industry, further study in higher education and is designed to be studied over two years alongside additional qualifications
The course is delivered by lecturers with specific experience and qualifications in Fashion Design and Textiles.