GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The programme is designed for the creative business-minded person, who has a flair for fashion, style and a love of all aspects influencing the “World of Fashion”, such as prevailing trends, cultural influences, production technology and sound business practice.
Equal emphasis is placed on the creative and technical skills of design and production technology, as well as the business acumen to compete commercially in a fast-paced global economy. All practical aspects of the programme are supported by a sound theoretical base.
Practical components of the programme run on a 3-week cycle, to allow for protracted concentration, while theoretical components are accommodated on a weekly rotation.The programme consists of four major courses, each consisting of a number of sub-components. The FEDISA programme is assigned as set out below:
FEDISA prides itself in giving students the opportunity to show industry their work in array of events such as our Fashion flashes, trade shows and the end of year FEDISA Graduate Collection Show, as well as a number of brief collaborations with industry. This provides students with many ways to successfully enter the fashion industry.
Conceptual design, story boarding, life & figure drawing, illustration, colour theory, visual merchandising, computer aided design (CAD), and 2D & 3D design.
Pattern technology, pattern grading, technical drawing, garment & textile technology and textiles theory.
Business practice, principles & functions and work intergrated
learning (internship) .
Fashion & design history, communications and social studies.