Certificate in Fashion Design

Disclaimer: NAFA has put in place precautionary measures to safeguard our community against the COVID-19. Registered participants will be informed should there be any changes to the schedule. Selected courses might be conducted online.

Introduction

This course provides beginners with knowledge and understanding of the basics of fashion design. Learners will be guided on how to conduct research and to conceptualise a design theme. Areas of study include research methodologies, seasonal trends and target markets, design development and fashion figure drawing. At the end of this course, learners will be able to produce a simple fashion collection in 2D format using digital imaging software.

Terms and Conditions

Learners will be presented with a digital certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Class Schedule*

January 2022 Intake

Day of the Week Time Duration
Online: Every Wednesday 7.00pm to 10.00pm

July 2022 Intake

Day of the Week Time Duration
Online: Every Wednesday 7.00pm to 10.00pm

*Note

  • Classes are held once a week.
  • The above schedules are subjected to final confirmation.

Module 1 - Fashion Design Essentials (8 sessions x 3 hours)

This module introduces the basics of fashion design. Learners will gain knowledge and inspiration through fashion history, shapes and silhouettes, colour and trend inquiries. They will also learn practical skills in fashion figure drawing.

Module 2 - Digital Designing (8 sessions x 3 hours)

This module aims to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to create professional presentation boards using digital imaging software. Through weekly exercises, learners will be able to design digital fabric swatches in various motifs, prints and textures. They will then transfer these swatches onto the outfits that are relevant to their design theme.

Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

Applicants must be 17 years old and above.

Course Prerequisite

  • Applicants are required to have basic IT knowledge

Course Fees

  Fees Fees (After NSA subsidies)
Certificate in Fashion Design S$1,150.00 S$650.00

Other Fees

Application Fee S$48.00

All fees stated above include GST and exclude material costs.


Subsidies

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

National Silver Academy
Applicable to Singaporean seniors aged 50 and above who will receive a subsidy of 50% off the course fee (capped at $500 per course). Please note that the subsidy will only apply to the course fee and will not cover GST.

Address (for payment via cheque)

Cheques should be crossed and made payable to the 'Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts' and send to:
80 Bencoolen Street (S) 189655. The student's name, NRIC/Passport number and contact number must be written on the reverse side of the cheque.

Refund of Fees

Withdrawal before the course commencement date Course fee^ will be refunded after deduction of S$107.00 as administrative charges.
Withdrawal on or after course commencement date
No refund will be given.
^Application fees and miscellaneous fees are non-refundable.

Cancellation/ Postponement

  • NAFA reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course without prior notice.
    In the event that the class is unable to proceed due to unforeseen circumstances, NAFA will process a full refund of the course fees.

Withdrawal/ Deferment/ Transfer

  • Withdrawal or deferment requests should be made in writing with supporting relevant documents (if any) to Centre for Lifelong Education. Request for deferment is subject to approval.
  • No deferment is allowed once the course has commenced.
  • No transfer of course upon application.

Replacement of Classes

  • There is strictly no replacement lesson should the participant absent himself/herself from the course.

Important Note:
NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to reject any application under any circumstance. If we reject your application, we will refund any amount that has been paid in relation to the application that is rejected or voided without interest.

NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to alter the rules and regulations, course contents, class schedule, delivery mode and fee structures without prior notice.
July 2022 Intake [APPLICATION CLOSED]

Study Period: 4 July - 30 October 2022

The next intake of Certificate courses will be Commencing January 2023 and application opens in November 2022.

Please subscribe to our mailing list here to be notified of application updates.

Do visit https://www.nafa.edu.sg/courses/part-time/short-courses for other Short Courses that we offer.

For enquiries, please email or call CLE at: [email protected] | 6512 1388

Important Note:
NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to reject any application under any circumstance. If we reject your application, we will refund any amount that has been paid in relation to the application that is rejected or voided without interest.

NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to alter the rules and regulations, course contents, class schedule, delivery mode and fee structures without prior notice.

MORE RELATED COURSES

Make an Enquiry

Tel: 6512 1388

Please write to us at:
[email protected]