Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 09, 2021
They say that clothes maketh the man. Fashion does more than that – it defines decades, marks time, opens doors and tells stories.
The New Zealand Diploma in Fashion arms you with the skills to become a history-maker. Learn about fashion drawing and design development techniques and get an introduction to the manufacturing process, visual merchandising and marketing within a fashion context.
You’ll enter this course armed with some experience and basic skills, and you’ll leave ready to take on the industry.
This year-long diploma is the natural next step for those who have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Fashion (Level 4).
Learn all about fashion drawing and design development techniques, and gain basic software and digital skills to create digital formats and hand-drawn illustrations for the fashion industry. You will be introduced to basic research skills and design development, from conception through to completion.
This module introduces students to expressing and communicating fashion. Learn about the fashion industry in New Zealand and internationally, and explore clothes, hair and makeup styling and photoshoots. Other topics include fashion styling, visual merchandising and marketing within a fashion context.
Get an introduction to how garments are made from a designer’s workroom to a larger-scale manufacturing process, including an introduction to basic pattern-making, garment construction and textile knowledge across both women’s and menswear.
Fashion Practice and Application
Practise and self-manage design projects and engage with the fashion industry during a two-week unpaid work placement. Undertake a total of 60 hours' work experience as an introduction to a fashion-related work environment.
$6,698.10 + $340 Student Services Levy
(Eligible for 'fees-free' study)
$20,500 + $2,000 course fee
You must be at least 18, have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Fashion (Level 4), and be able to demonstrate English language proficiency at IELTS General or Academic level 6.0, or have NCEA Level 3, or equivalent.
You should also be able to show evidence of basic pattern-making, garment construction and computer skills, and provide a portfolio of your creative work.
Term dates are subject to change, pending enrolment numbers, availability and any unforeseen funding fluctuations. Yoobee Colleges reserves the right to modify schedules to make sure the College runs well and student are offered the best learning experience.
Our brochure explores everything you need to know including an outline of study options, key information about enrolment, and all our campuses spread around New Zealand.