Diploma in Fashion Design
caad training

Eligibility: 10+2 or Equivalent
Duration: 7 Months

Course Description

The role of a fashion designer is a multi-faceted one that combines aesthetics, art, entrepreneurship and management to create apparels and accessories that will appeal to the mass market. As you can see, this is not an easy task, but one that requires training, learning and a lot of practice. The Diploma in Fashion Design is a course that is designed to take a student through the process of Fashion Design in its entirety. Starting from the fundamental design skills a student needs, the course introduces students to research and construction processes, 2D development, fabrics, and garment construction.

In the time span of 12 months, students will be exposed to the workings of the fashion industry through industry visits, projects and talks from industry experts and established designers. Along with national and international designing competitions; an assignment to design, develop and produce a collection of outfits, and the creation of the portfolio, students will glean the much-needed hands-on experience that is so crucial for their success in the fashion industry.

Students have the privilege of working in state-of-the-art studio facilities with industry-standard technology and machines in order to bring their ideas to reality.

This course is framed and tutored by industry professionals and experts and is certified by Bayspro and Bharat SevakSamaj (BSS).

Application Criteria:

  • Should have completed 12th Standard and possess the mark sheet.
  • Keen interest in fashion designing, and flair for apparel trends and practices.
  • Minimum of 17 years of age.

Language Requirements

Applicants must have basic proficiency in English and/or Malayalam, as these are the mediums of communication and instruction

Course Contents

Topics of the curriculum would deal with the following:

  • Illustration and Design Concept Formulation in the form of 2D and 3D fashion products.
  • Drafting and Pattern Construction
  • Garment Manufacturing – Quality Control, Draping & Merchandising
  • Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Entrepreneurship, Talent-Spotting and Management

Course-Completion Stipulations

Students will be deemed eligible for awarding the Certificate in Pattern-Making when they meet the stipulations for satisfactory completion of the course. The stipulations are:

  • Attendance of not less than 80% of the scheduled class hours and other assigned learning activities
  • Completion of all course assignments and performance assessments, with a total of 60 credits.

Career Prospects

Students of this course can opt for careers in the following:

  • Fashion Designer, Fashion Graphic Designer/Illustrator, Fashion Coordinator, Assistant Designer, Product Manager, Trend Researcher, Fashion Consultant, Pattern Maker, CAD Operator, Quality Controller, Product Developer; etc.