Institute for the Creative Arts

Advanced Diploma in Fashion and Retail

CA4-A1-17

Course details

This course is designed to address the skills shortages in the fashion design and production sector. Learners undertaking the course also learn important skills required for the fashion retail sector, together with basic entrepreneurial knowledge to support those Learners who would like set-up their own atelier in the future. The first year of the programme offers learners the cultural, theoretical and creative aspects of the subject. Another important area is the pattern drafting and sewing techniques in preparation for their second year.
The second year of studies provides learners with the opportunity to develop further their knowledge and skills in the specialisation. They will participate in apprenticeship programmes as well as present their own design concepts in a fashion collection as their final major project.

Dan il-kors huwa mfassal biex jindirizza n-nuqqasijiet fil-ħiliet fis-settur tad-disinn u l-produzzjoni tal-moda. L-istudenti li jidħlu għall-kors jiksbu wkoll ħiliet importanti, meħtieġa għas-settur tal-bejgħ lill-konsumatur fil-qasam tal-moda, flimkien ma’ għarfien intraprenditorjali bażiku biex jiġu appoġġjati dawk l-istudenti li jixtiequ li jkollhom l-istudjo tagħhom fil-futur. L-ewwel sena tal-programm toffri lill-istudenti l-aspetti kulturali, teoretiċi u kreattivi tas-suġġett. Qasam importanti ieħor huwa t-tfassil u t-tekniki tal-ħjata bi tħejjija għat-tieni sena.
It-tieni sena tal-istudji tipprovdi lill-istudenti l-opportunità li jkomplu jiżviluppaw l-għarfien u l-ħiliet tagħhom fl-ispeċjalizzazzjoni. Huma jipparteċipaw fi programmi ta’ apprendistat u jippreżentaw il-kunċetti tad-disinn tagħhom stess f’kollezzjoni tal-moda bħala proġett ewlieni finali tagħhom.

Level 4

2 years on apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

MCAST Diploma in Art and Design
or
MCAST Diploma in Media
or
any MCAST Level 3 Diploma
or
4 SEC/O-Level /SSC&P (Level 3) passes
Preferred: English Language

Applicants may be asked to sit for an interview and/or present a portfolio.


Career opportunities

Product development
Fashion design and retail sector.