- Type: Diploma
- Location: Canada
- Duration: 2 Years
- Deadline: Ongoing
Course DescriptionFashion Design & Merchandising
2-Year Professional Diploma
Fashion your future.
Let’s face it: You’ve got style. You know what works and what doesn’t, what’s hot and what’s not for every new season. Composing your wardrobe is like creating a work of art, and you’re just bursting with ideas you’d love to see hit the runway. It’s time to take those doodles and sketches and bring them to life through our Fashion Design & Merchandising program. Are you ready to turn your passion for fashion into the glamorous career you’ve always wanted?
You, along with your new like-minded friends will learn about the entire fashion industry, and create your very own line from scratch to a grand finale on the runway. While your creativity flourishes, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the business side of fashion, along with all the techniques that will make you a smash success. You’ll learn: Research and Inspiration-Trend Forecasting-Textile and Art Design-Creative Design-Technical Design-Product Development-Global Manufacturing-Runway Production-Sales and Marketing.
Graduates of our Fashion Design & Merchandising program have great careers with well-known brands-many have even pursued their dream of opening their own design studio. Here are just a few of the places Fashion & Design Merchandising could take you:
Raw Athletics • Mark’s Work Wearhouse • 180Moda • Joeffer Caoc • Countless self-owned design studios
Instructors at the Centre for Arts and Technology aren’t just exceptional teachers-they’re career professionals who’ve reached the highest levels of the fashion industry. Our instructors inspire creativity and bring out your very best. More importantly, they will prepare you for the real world with hands-on training for the technology and business-side of your new career. So, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running, or even start your own business.
If these are your dream jobs, then the 2 Year Fashion Professional Diploma program is for you:
- Fashion Designer
- Costume Designer
- Product Management & Development
- Pattern Maker
- Assistant Fashion Buyer
- Fashion Publishing
“If you have the self-discipline, and the passion for this industry, when you come to the end of the program and see your designs walk down the runway your heart will stop. Then, you’ll know it was all worthwhile.”
- Jennifer Ann Rempel