FASHION BUYING AND MERCHANDISING

DURATION:6 MONTHS

NQF Level: 1

Credits: 14

Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to Studio 05 Institute of Fashion is a National Senior Certificate, Matric Certificate, for Diploma Qualifications or Grade 10 for Higher Certificate and Short Courses.

 

COURSE CONTENT

Fashion buying is second only to design as a career option for fashion graduates and is a key component in the fashion retail business. The buyer has a central role in influencing what consumer choose to wear, as well as in determining whether a fashion retailing company ultimately succeeds or fails. Buying is a multi-faceted and demanding job, involving:

Buying Cycle

Fashion Forecast

Garment Fabric and Sourcing

Fashion Buying and Merchandise

DESIGN PRACTICAL

DURATION:6 MONTHS

NQF Level: 1

Credits: 12

 

Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to Studio 05 Institute of Fashion is a National Senior Certificate, Matric Certificate, for Diploma Qualifications or Grade 10 for Higher Certificate and Short Courses.

 

Course Content

  • Fashion Illustration is a creative interpretation of a design Idea that comprises of freestyle fashion figure and garment illustration, with the purpose of showing the vision of the designer regarding the given brief or;

  • Explaining the processes involved in the design and development of a sewn product.

  • Identifying customer needs, completing product specifications and technical drawings

 

Technical Drawing

  • Identifying specifications and using design and technical drawing, in development of pattern making tools.

 

 

Fashion illustration introduction.

Concept of range design.

Styling a range.

General introduction to shading techniques.

Storyboard presentation Development.

Clothing Range accessories.

Career opportunities

Fashion illustrator

GARMENT CONSTRUCTION

 

DURATION:6 MONTHS

NQF Level: 1

Credits: 34

 

Requirements​​

The minimum requirement for entry to Studio 05 Institute of Fashion is a National Senior Certificate, Matric Certificate, for Diploma Qualifications or Grade 10 for Higher Certificate and Short Courses.

 

These subjects form part of the qualification in Manufacturing, Engineering and related activities and is specifically for learners working in the informal sector who are currently operating, or who wish to start, their own garment making business. 

 

Learners will gain complete understanding and practical expertise of;

  •  Fabric Sciences, such as natural fibers, synthetics and blends.

  •  Fabric Characteristics, for washing labels.

  •  Fabric handling for cutting directions.

  •  Clothing professional practices and development.

  •  Quality control on finished garments.

  •  Packaging.

  •  Business studies.

 Learners will be able to assemble all categories of garments from diverse designs.

 

The training covers the production of casual garments ranging from the simple outfits to best dress.

 

Course Content

  • Make Garment

  • Quality Control

  • Establish Customer Requirement and sell a Garment

  • Source Material

  • Cost Material

PATTERN CONSTRUCTION

DURATION:6 MONTHS

NQF Level : 1

Credits: 12

Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to Studio 05 Institute of Fashion is a National Senior Certificate, Matric Certificate, for Diploma Qualifications or Grade 10 for Higher Certificate and Short Courses.

 

A basic pattern is a plain foundation draft, no particular style or design, except for a few vertical seams placed here and there e.g.

• Basic Skirt

• Basic Long Bodice Block

• One Piece Sleeve Block

• Basic Trouser Block

  • The basic is related to every garment in your clothing collection.

  • It represents the very foundation upon which pattern making, fit and design is based.

  • It helps the pattern maker understands the fit garment relative to the pattern slope. 

 

Course Content

Measuring Techniques

Design analysis

Pattern making Principles

On completion of this module, the learner can develop all basic patterns that relate to garments hanging in their wardrobe from the foundation blocks.

​​Career opportunities

​Pattern maker

TEXTILE DESIGN

 

DURATION:4 MONTHS

 

Purpose of the course

Gives a learner a foundation in understanding fabric manipulation in order to create Textile. Includes the fundamentals on fibers and properties of fabric and yarn. 

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General Course Purpose

This course provides learners with essential skills and knowledge of tools and techniques in textiles required to be successful in the field of textile technology. This course is aimed at providing the learners with an understanding and working knowledge of basic industrial textile suitable for industry application.

 

Requirements

There are no specific Entry Requirements for this Short Learning Programme

Course content

- Introduction to textiles

- Fabric manufacturing 

- Quality testing

-Care labelling 

COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN

NQF Level: 2

Credits: 36

Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to Studio 05 Institute of Fashion is a National Senior Certificate, Matric Certificate, for Diploma Qualifications or Grade 10 for Higher Certificate and Short Courses.

Kaledo

Lectra Kaledo is design software specifically aimed at fashion design processes. Unlike generic design software, this simplifies many of the techniques used for digital fashion illustration, mood board creation etc. The course introduces the basic Kaledo functions and their use; also it will stimulate the creative implementation in order to produce high quality presentations.

     

Modaris

Modaris fulfils the requirements of apparel companies of all types in terms of lead times, cost reduction and quality and fit. It is suitable for the entire Pattern Making cycle of all kinds of garments, from the simplest to the most complex, with development facilitated by process-oriented menus and specialized services.

Course Content​

Kaledo​

    Modaris  

FASHION STYLING

DURATION:6 MONTHS

NQF Level: 1

Credits: 12

Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to Studio 05 Institute of Fashion is a National Senior Certificate, Matric Certificate, for Diploma Qualifications or Grade 10 for Higher Certificate and Short Courses.