Careers in Fashion: Introduction to the Fashion Industry

When and Where

Dates
23 May 2020 - 23 May 2020 (5.5 hours, 1 day)
Days and times
Saturday 10:00 - 16:30
Location
Morley College London

Cost

Full fee
£60
Concession fee
£50
Senior fee
£55

Quick Facts

Availability
Yes
Tutor
Roumen Velitchkov
Course code
VFC297A

What you will learn

This course is for you if you are interested in learning about the practicalities of the fashion industry from design to production, branding and sales. You’ll gain an insight into the commission process as well as learning about manufacturing. You will also have an opportunity to practise pitching a fashion brand idea.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Identify different search methods to assist and support finding job opportunities in the fashion industry.
  • Improve and prepare a professional fashion related CV and cover letter help you with the application process.
  • Develop some inspirational ideas to present your work in a unique and professional manner.

Class format and activities

Teaching will be both in groups and on a one-to-one basis, with practical and technical advice supporting individual learners’ abilities and different levels of existing skills within inclusive and supportive environment. You will be involved in practical activities to improve on and develop new skills. The Tutor will outline the different job search methods, giving specific industry related examples. You will explore ways of presenting your work and prepare a professional cover letter and CV to assist your search for job opportunities. You will be provided with constructive feedback.

Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.

Entry requirements

• No previous experience is necessary
• knowledge and ability to use a PC essential
• Students must be able to speak, read and write in English
• Fashion related creative work desirable

What you need to know before you enrol

The course is very intensive, punctuality is necessary in order to achieve the best from this course. Most of the tasks & activities involved require you to use a PC screen for number of hours. Please disclose in advance if you have any special learning need, visual impairments or have experience difficulties tolerating screen light.
Please note: there is no eating or drinking allowed in the classroom - no liquids at all are allowed.

What you will need for your class

Current CV, memory stick, notebook, pen or pencil, any fashion related examples of your personal work

What you can do next

Participants can further develop their skills through a range of courses

You might want to try one of the following:
Fashion Styling
Fashion Blogging
Fashion Design
Fashion Portfolio Preparation
Introduction to Visual Merchandising
Creative Pattern Cutting Draping On the Stand