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Advanced Fashion Industry Practice

QQI Level 6 Certificate in Fashion Industry Practice 6M4508

Duration: One Year Full-Time - September to May

Coordinator: Deirdre Fitzgerald

This Advanced Fashion Industry Practice course provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the practical and business skills needed by fashion stylists, fashion PAs, design and retail entrepreneurs, fashion journalists, buyers, merchandisers and retailers. Trend forecasting and a solid grounding in contemporary and historical fashion equip professionals with the sensitivity to judge the ‘look of the moment’ before it happens. Technical skills in business, buying and retailing, event management and photo shoot/art direction taught on this course will make the graduate a highly skilled fashion industry employee. Learners can also develop work suitable for a portfolio application to third-level colleges.   Employment Opportunities
  • Fashion PA
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion PR
  • Fashion Retail
  • Journalism
  • Merchandising
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Event Management
  • Digital Marketing

Graduate Event and Exhibition 2017

Fashion Industry Courses at SCFE

Slow Fashion & Circular Fashion, 2020

SCFE Fashion Interviews, 2019

ADVANCED FASHION INDUSTRY PRACTICE
The business element of this course gave me a good grounding and the encouragement necessary to start up my own fashion business. Janine Harper

Education Progression

Below are some examples of progression options with this QQI Level 6 award in Fashion Industry Practice 6M4508
TU Dublin City Centre Visual Merchandising and Display* Level 7 TU795
Below are some examples of progression options with this QQI Level 6 award in Fashion Industry Practice 6M4508
TU Dublin City Centre Creative Industries and Visual Culture Level 8 TU978
TU Dublin City Centre Design – Visual Communication* Level 8 TU973
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Digital Marketing Level 7 TU781
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Business (Options) Level 7 TU772
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Business (Options) Level 8 TU902
TU Dublin Tallaght Digital Marketing Level 7 TU782
TU Dublin Tallaght Business (Options) Level 7 TU787
TU Dublin Tallaght Business (Options) Level 8 TU932
TU Dublin Tallaght Advertising & Marketing Comm. Level 7 TU780
TU Dublin Tallaght Advertising & Marketing Comm. Level 8 TU919
IADT Business -Applied Entrepreneurship Level 7 DL701
IADT Business Management Level 8 DL823
IADT Arts Management Level 8 DL822
IADT Graphic Design*# Level 8 DL826
IADT Digital Marketing Level 8 DL840
IADT Photography & Visual Media*# Level 8 DL833
NCAD Fashion Design* Level 8 AD211
NCAD Textiles/ Surface Design/ Jewellery /Objects* Level 8 AD103
NCAD Visual Culture Level 8 AD215
Dundalk IT Event Management Level 7 DK752
TU South Business Studies Event Management Level 7 LC327
TU South Business Studies Event Management G Level 8 LC294
South East TU Retail Management Level 7 WD184
South East TU Design- Visual Communication Level 8 WD137
South East TU Business Level 7 WD159
South East TU Business (Options) Level 8 WD048
South East TU Visual Communication and Design Level 7 CW047
South East TU Visual Communication and Design Level 8 CW088
Atlantic TU Business with Entrepreneurship Level 7 GA176
Atlantic TU Business with Entrepreneurship Level 8 GA186
Atlantic TU Fashion with Promotion* Level 7 LY447
Atlantic TU Design (Common Entry)* Level 8 LY408
Munster TU Event Management G Level 8 TL823
Private Colleges (Fees Payable)
Dublin Business School Marketing (Event Management) Level 8 DB517
Griffith College Graphic Communication Design* Level 8 GC462
*Portfolio Assessment or Audition # Portfolio Assessment / Audition / Project Day G Garda Vetting Required

For a more detailed list of progression options please www.cao.ie

Spring 2017, styled by Fashion Industry Practice students

Spring 2019, styled by Fashion Industry Practice students

Course modules are reviewed annually and may be subject to change