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Introduction to Clothing Construction/Foundation Year2018-11-20T12:36:46+00:00

For Beginners

This year serves as the necessary basic training in the development of the practical/ technical skills in clothing construction and assembly.

Program Structure

650 hours of in-school training over 20 weeks with internships (between 3-6 months throughout the year). An 11 week intensive program is also available with varying dates throughout the year.

  • Sewing (Hand and Machine)
  • Fabrication of study pieces( assembly of pockets, fasteners and cuffs)
  • Assembly of garment pieces :(skirt, pants, dress ,blouse , jacket with lining)
  • Introduction to patternmaking and draping
  • Fabric technology
  • Clothing technology
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Technical drawings
  • History of Fashion
  • Research projects in fashion history, fabric technology, exhibitions and visits
  • Fabrication of self study garment pieces

CAREER PROSPECTS

Successful completion of this module guarantees access to the following (full-time) patternmaking diplomas: Clothing Patternmaker or International Patternmaker (co-op/work-train).

Graduates of this training module are ready to apply for jobs in sewing operations or draping in design studios.

Tuition/Fees

10 150 € payable in 2 installments (50% upon enrollment/ 50% prior to session start)

The intensive module (11 weeks) or 380 hours of in-school training: 5 350 €.

Under certain conditions tuition and fees can be funded by unemployment agencies or by continuing education (training) policies for employees by companies.

Consult our Terms and Conditions

Next intakes (enrollment deadline 3 months prior to start date)

Foundation year

26 November 2018 - 26 July 2019

Foundation (intensive training)

1 April 2019 - 14 June 2019

Foundation year

26 August 2019 - 24 July 2020

Foundation year

25 November 2019 - 17 July 2020

Foundation (intensive training)

30 March 2020 - 12 June 2020

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