Fashion Design Beginner Course

Fashion Design Basics Level 1 Award Endorsed by ABC Awards

Oxford Home Study College


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Offer ends 30 November 2019
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Online, self-paced
60 Hours
Level 1 Award Fashion Design (Certificate of Achievement)
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Fashion Design Beginner Course

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement. This engaging Level 1 Fashion Design Award has been designed with entry-level newcomers in mind. Study in your own time and at a pace that suits you, using our 24/7 digital learning platform to access all materials required to complete course. Learn how fashion as a concept and an industry has evolved over time, along with the importance of predicting future fashion trends, working with the most important principles and elements of design, the use of colour in fashion design and so much more besides. Enrol today and take one important step closer to the creative career you’ve always dreamed of!

Discover the essential skills, talents and knowledge required to become a capable and confident professional fashion designer with this exclusive intermediate course. Our popular Level 1 Awards Certificate in Fashion Design is perfect for ambitious hobbyists and newcomers to fashion design, with no specific education or experience required. Explore the mechanics of the modern fashion design industry, along with the core skills and targeted knowledge it takes to establish yourself as a reputable designer.

If ready to take that all-important step from home-hobbyist to professional fashion designer today, Oxford Home Study College is standing by to help!


Level 1 Award Fashion Design (Certificate of Achievement)
Awarded by ABC Awards


Fashion Design Beginner Course

For creative candidates with a passion for fashion, the contemporary fashion design industry represents a dream career path. Armed with drive, determination and an abundance of creativity, you’re already halfway there! It’s simply a case of positioning yourself prominently enough to be taken seriously by others. The global fashion design industry has never been easy to break into. Nevertheless, you’ll find yourself in a much stronger position with an established understanding of how the industry works. If you’re serious about building a career in fashion design, we’re serious about showing you the way!

Fashion Design Certificate - Course Benefits

When studying for an intermediate Level 1 Award Certificate in Fashion Design with Oxford Home Study College, every learner benefits from:

  1. The opportunity to study in your own time and at your own pace for a fully-endorsed certificate from a recognised awarding body.
  2. No deadlines, time limitations or geographical restrictions whatsoever – study from anywhere in the world at a pace that suits you.
  3. Complete access to all the materials and resources you will need to complete the course – no additional costs and unbeatable value for money.
  4. The complete commitment of the Oxford Home Study College support team, along with your own personally-assigned tutor.
  5. Transform your passion into a career and explore the inspiring world of the professional fashion designer.

Fashion Design Certificate - Learning Objectives

This accessible, enjoyable Fashion Design - Certificate has been designed to help ambitious candidates traverse the gap between passionate hobbyist and professional fashion designer. Each module has been designed to introduce the most important core aspects of the fashion design industry, along with the skills and talents every working designer must master. Perfect for those looking to join the industry for the first time, our exclusive Fashion Design - Certificate is also ideal for existing members of the workforce looking to take their careers to a higher level.

Over the course of 2 informative modules, learners are introduced to the contemporary fashion design industry and its recent evolution. The concept of the fashion cycle is explored in-depth, along with the basics of fashion forecasting, the most important elements and principles of design, material selection, working with colour, the basics of dress design and an introduction to essential sewing skills.

Upon successful completion of this course, candidates take away the most essential industry-specific skills, talents and knowledge including:

  • A detailed understanding of the contemporary fashion industry
  • How to work with the most important elements and principles of design
  • Advanced understanding of colours in fashion design
  • Important fashion forecasting skills
  • Improved sewing skills for practical application
  • The confidence to pursue a career in fashion design

Fashion Design Certificate - Course Outline

This intensive yet digestible Fashion Design - Certificate is delivered across 2 modules – each concluding with an online assessment to verify your acquired knowledge and competencies. Your assigned tutor will provide you with comprehensive support at all times, in order to assist with your successful completion of each unit.

Module 1 - Introduction to Fashion Design

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Key Terms of Fashion Design
  • Chic
  • Collection
  • Fashion shows
  • Classification of Fashion
  • Key Areas in Fashion Forecasting
  • Key Areas in Fashion Forecasting
  • Fashion Cycles
  • Consumer Identification with Fashion Cycles
  • Plus more

Module 2 - Elements and Principles of Design

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Introduction to Design
  • Elements of Design
  • Application of Line
  • Balance
  • Emphasis
  • Harmony / Unity
  • Proportion or Scale
  • Plus more

Who is this course for?

Fashion Design Beginner Course

Our fully-endorsed Fashion Design Certificate - designed by a team of respected academics and industry leaders – was designed to inspire and motivate a new generation of fashion designers worldwide. Anyone interested in transforming their passion into a rewarding career for life could find this fully-endorsed course invaluable. When it comes to stepping out of amateur hour and into professional fashion design for the first time, targeted studies can make all the difference.

Oxford Home Study College was established to provide ambitious candidates worldwide with every opportunity to pursue the careers of their dreams. Our courses are open to learners on a global basis, with absolutely no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about. Regardless of your current schedule, our popular Fashion Design - Certificate can be studied in your own time and at your own pace. Access all course materials and learning resources via our innovative 24/7 digital learning platform, with the ongoing support of your personally-assigned tutor from start to finish.

Regardless of how ambitious your long-term career dreams may be, Oxford Home Study Centre is here to help make them happen!

  • Anyone interested in turning a hobby into a career
  • Candidates interested in a career in fashion design
  • Individuals looking to set up their own fashion business
  • Existing fashion workers seeking promotion
  • Fashion workers looking to improve their skills and competencies
  • Senior fashion workers wishing to improve performance and efficiency


Fashion Design Beginner Course

  • A strong working knowledge of the English language
  • Access to a reliable computer and Internet connection

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £35 accreditation fee.There are £9 postal charges for the UK students and £15 for the non UK students.

Certificate of Completion from OHSC

Certificate of Completion from OHSC (soft copy) can be claimed for £10. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25 + postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK)

Career path

Fashion Design Beginner Course

Upon successful completion of our Fashion Design-Certificate, candidates may choose to pursue an extensive range of careers including:

  • Graphic-Designer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Head of Design
  • Head of Marketing
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Junior Buyer
  • Junior Designer
  • Junior Stylist
  • Knitwear Designer
  • Pattern Maker
  • Production Assistant
  • Product Developer
  • Sales Manager
  • Store Manager

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