Foundation Diploma in Fashion Design ACCREDITED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS LONDON AWARDING BODY
A 3 TERM COURSE WHERE YOU SPECIALISE IN FASHION DESIGN FROM DAY ONE! The UK is one of the most influential fashion hubs in the world. Home to some of the most iconic brands in contemporar y fashion, designers understand that to be successful they have to be both creative and commercial. British fashion is reliant on future designers having the right training and qualifications that businesses need. At CSVPA we provide a unique and highly personalised training environment in which to nur ture, educate and encourage young Fashion Designers of tomorrow. Together we will help you to realise your dreams, teach you the skills and build your por tfolio so you can progress onto an undergraduate degree in a Fashion related subject.
FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN FASHION DESIGN Key to Foundation is idea development through research and knowledge of fashion in context. Critical thinking is encouraged so you can assess what is good and bad in order for fur ther progression. You will learn how to take your ideas from sketch to catwalk, as well as the physical making of a garment, from choosing the correct material to pinning and draping materials on a dummy and sewing the final pattern.
TERMS 1 AND 2 Throughout the first two terms you will be set a number of projects which you will work on, whilst developing your por tfolio. We will help you to identify the right universities and degree courses to apply to and suppor t you with your university applications through a combination of help from your dedicated University Application Officer as well as your lecturers, who are all experienced designers bringing a wealth of industr y knowledge.
TERM 3 The third term is all about your final major project. As par t of this you will also complete a journal which is a reflection and evaluation of your work. Example skills learned | Fashion Illustration, Customisation, Translating Designs From 2D Drawings to 3D Garments, Garment Making, Research and Sketch Book Development Compulsory Subjects | Visual Studies, Life Drawing, Contextual Studies, English Language Progression - Degree in | Fashion Design, Fashion Styling and Production, Fashion Design & Development, Creative Direction for Fashion, Fashion Retail Management, Footwear Design, Textile Design, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Promotion and Imaging, Fashion: Media and Marketing, Product Design and Development.
INDIVIDUALISED UNIVERSITY SUPPORT You will be suppor ted with your university applications through a combination of help from your dedicated University Application Officer as well as your lecturers, who are all experienced designers bringing a wealth of industr y knowledge. They will assist you with identifying the right university and degree courses to apply to and help you to submit your application.
QUICK FACTS NQF Level
University of the Ar ts London Awarding Body
Course Start Januar y Age
17 years +
Completed Senior High School
IELTS 4.5+ (no element under 4.0)
Showing a commitment to Fashion Design
AWARD Upon successful completion you will achieve a University of the Ar ts London Awarding Body Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Ar t & Design
WE PROVIDE • 5 days a week teaching • small class sizes, no more than 15 students to 1 teacher • one-on-one suppor t in class • personalised por tfolio assistance and advice • your own dedicated workspace • your own mannequin • lecturers based in your studio all day ever y day • studio access 7 days a week • guaranteed par ticipation in a show • dedicated university officer, to help with your university applications and careers advice • oppor tunities to broaden your experiences by visiting exhibitions and