Certificate in Dress Making and Fashion Design Online Course

Make a career in fashion design

Certificate in Dress Making and Fashion Design Online Course

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Make A Career In Fashion Design

Whether your ultimate aim is to make a career of fashion design, to run your own business as a designer/ dress maker, or maybe just to be competent at making your own or your children's clothes, by choosing this course you're well on your way to fulfilling your dream in dress making and fashion design.

This dressmaking course is structured to teach you an awareness of both fashion items and the industry by encouraging you to observe your fashion surroundings. You will learn about fabrics, patterns, and the basic equipment you will need for garment construction.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn how to become a successful Dress Makier and Fashion Designer
  2. Comprehensive 11 module Certificate in Dress Making and Fashion Design Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Fashion Design experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

FASHION AWARENESS

  • Understand the different aspects of clothing ranges and colours
  • Explain how the body shape is influenced by different style lines
  • Summarise how you would take body measurements

PATTERNS

  • Discuss the various types of commercial patterns available
  • Understand how a commercial pattern differs from a trace pattern
  • Summarise how pattern markings assist in the cutting and making of clothing
  • Explain how you would select a suitable sewing pattern

FIBRES IN COMMON USE

  • Evaluate the fibres most commonly used in dressmaking
  • Examine the benefits of cotton clothing
  • Overview of the various man-made fibres available

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

  • List of essential tools required in dressmaking
  • When you would use an over locker sewing machine
  • Understanding of the term ‘haberdashery’

LAYS

  • Explain the function of a ‘lay’
  • Use of darts on a garment
  • Understand the various seams and explain under what circumstances they would be used

LINED BODICES

  • Understanding of facings, collars, cuffs and pockets
  • Explain why facings are necessary on a garment
  • Method to use to attach a straight cuff to a piece of clothing

CLOSING AND FASTENINGS

  • Examine the different types of fasteners
  • Introduce and discuss the various types of buttonholes
  • Explain the procedure for creating a "Tailor's Hem"

FABRIC LAYOUT

  • Understand the advantages of stretch sewing and overlocking
  • Discuss for what purpose you would use stretch sewing
  • Explain the purpose of a rolled hem attachment

FASHION AWARENESS II

  • Define the eight different body shapes
  • Summarise what comprises a foundation wardrobe
  • List the articles calculated to be the main accessories in fashion

INTRODUCTION TO FASHION DRAWING

  • Describe the techniques of fashion drawing
  • Examine the significance of layout in dressmaking
  • Discuss the drawback of working with using marker pens or ink

WORKING IN THE BUSINESS

  • Explain what local legislation in your local area you will need to comply with and what processes are involved in setting up a business as a limited company, sole trader or partnership
  • Explain what necessary financial documentation is required for a small business
  • Explain what health and safety requirement you will need to meet, if any, in your local area to run your business
  • Describe how you will market your new business.

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Open entry

Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
About this Course

Make A Career In Fashion Design

Whether your ultimate aim is to make a career of fashion design, to run your own business as a designer/ dress maker, or maybe just to be competent at making your own or your children's clothes, by choosing this course you're well on your way to fulfilling your dream in dress making and fashion design.

This dressmaking course is structured to teach you an awareness of both fashion items and the industry by encouraging you to observe your fashion surroundings. You will learn about fabrics, patterns, and the basic equipment you will need for garment construction.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn how to become a successful Dress Makier and Fashion Designer
  2. Comprehensive 11 module Certificate in Dress Making and Fashion Design Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Fashion Design experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

FASHION AWARENESS

  • Understand the different aspects of clothing ranges and colours
  • Explain how the body shape is influenced by different style lines
  • Summarise how you would take body measurements

PATTERNS

  • Discuss the various types of commercial patterns available
  • Understand how a commercial pattern differs from a trace pattern
  • Summarise how pattern markings assist in the cutting and making of clothing
  • Explain how you would select a suitable sewing pattern

FIBRES IN COMMON USE

  • Evaluate the fibres most commonly used in dressmaking
  • Examine the benefits of cotton clothing
  • Overview of the various man-made fibres available

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

  • List of essential tools required in dressmaking
  • When you would use an over locker sewing machine
  • Understanding of the term ‘haberdashery’

LAYS

  • Explain the function of a ‘lay’
  • Use of darts on a garment
  • Understand the various seams and explain under what circumstances they would be used

LINED BODICES

  • Understanding of facings, collars, cuffs and pockets
  • Explain why facings are necessary on a garment
  • Method to use to attach a straight cuff to a piece of clothing

CLOSING AND FASTENINGS

  • Examine the different types of fasteners
  • Introduce and discuss the various types of buttonholes
  • Explain the procedure for creating a "Tailor's Hem"

FABRIC LAYOUT

  • Understand the advantages of stretch sewing and overlocking
  • Discuss for what purpose you would use stretch sewing
  • Explain the purpose of a rolled hem attachment

FASHION AWARENESS II

  • Define the eight different body shapes
  • Summarise what comprises a foundation wardrobe
  • List the articles calculated to be the main accessories in fashion

INTRODUCTION TO FASHION DRAWING

  • Describe the techniques of fashion drawing
  • Examine the significance of layout in dressmaking
  • Discuss the drawback of working with using marker pens or ink

WORKING IN THE BUSINESS

  • Explain what local legislation in your local area you will need to comply with and what processes are involved in setting up a business as a limited company, sole trader or partnership
  • Explain what necessary financial documentation is required for a small business
  • Explain what health and safety requirement you will need to meet, if any, in your local area to run your business
  • Describe how you will market your new business.

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Open entry

Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 009OADMFDD
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited Lifetime Access
Tutor Support: Yes
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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