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Level 2 Certificate Introduction to Fashion Design (RQF)

100% online
learning
7 units
160 guided
learning hours
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Level 2 Certificate Introduction to Fashion Design (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

  • Feed your passion for fashion
  • Learn how history, culture and other influences shape trends
  • Study fashion illustration, design techniques and more
  • Online course studied from home
  • Ofqual regulated
  • No exams

About Your Certificate

Whether you know all the fashion houses and designers by name, find yourself to be a style influencer amongst your friends, or you can turn any materials into a must-have item of clothing, our online course is the perfect way to take your style skills to the next level.

While it may be an introductory course to fashion design, this Level 2 qualification has been created by subject matter experts and is led by tutors with years of experience in the fashion design industry. So, whether you’re learning ahead of a fashion career or just for fun, the knowledge you gain will be from the best in the business.

You will learn how to get your outfit ideas out of your head and onto the runway by studying modules that explore everything from concept to creation. By learning how to use sewing machines, scissors, and measuring tools, you will be able to take to the cutting table with confidence and begin bringing your style ideas to life.

You will have the opportunity to create your first capsule collection and accessories using sustainable design techniques. The modules on fashion illustration will also refine your sketching abilities, so your drawings will act as the blueprints for your designs.

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK distance learning provider, offering a vast range of online courses that help learners achieve their life and career goals.

Flexible Fashion Education

Once enrolled on the Level 2 Certificate Introduction to Fashion Design course, you can indulge your love of clothing, shoes, and accessories on your terms as this online course has no classes or timetables.

You will also have immediate access to your learning materials and professional tutor support through our innovative online learning platform.

Modules

Unit 1: Developing Fashion Design Ideas

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to experiment with design ideas and use different materials and tools
  • Be able to prepare, develop and keep a record of design work
  • Be able to review your own design work

Unit 2: Fashion Illustration

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to research influences in fashion illustration
  • Be able to use drawing techniques for fashion illustration
  • Be able to create fashion illustrations
  • Be able to evaluate own fashion illustrations

Unit 3: Fashion Design Techniques

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Trend Research for Accessory Design
  • Be able to design a trend-led accessory based on research
  • Be able to produce trend-led accessory

Unit 4: Fashion Communication Techniques

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to experiment with fashion design techniques
  • Be able to create a sketchbook for fashion designs
  • Be able to present a final fashion design

Unit 5: Textile Decoration

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand health and safety when developing design ideas
  • Understand manipulation techniques
  • Be able to use manipulation techniques
  • Understand how different fabrics drape

Unit 6: Experimenting with Fabrics

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the ways materials can be reused for sustainable practices
  • Demonstrate the use of sustainable initiatives in recycling clothing

Entry Requirements

You don’t need any prior knowledge, qualifications or experience to get started.

You will need access to a sewing machine, a selection of fabric (which can be off-cuts, scraps, or old garments), access to a mannequin, fabric scissors, colouring mediums (e.g. colouring pencils, paint, chalk, pastels etc.), a sketchbook, pencils, pens and glue.

You will also need an internet connection to access our learning portal, and a laptop or computer to complete your studies.

There are no exams included in this course. Instead, you will put your learning into practice in a range of end-of-unit assignments. Once submitted to your tutor, you will receive feedback which will help you learn and progress.

TQUK

TQUK logo

This course is accredited by Training Qualifications UK and regulated by Ofqual. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate Introduction to Fashion Design (Qualification Number: 610/1581/7).

Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.

Should studying this course spark your desire to move into fashion design as a career, you will have already gained highly valuable knowledge and skills you can take into the working world.

Through this online Level 2 Introduction to Fashion Design Certificate, you will learn about the materials, mediums and techniques professional designers use to create their concepts. With this knowledge, you can confidently approach paid design opportunities.

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

As fashion is such a competitive industry, obtaining higher level qualifications is an effective way to stand out against others in this space as you can instantly evidence your abilities to fashion houses and clients.

Our online Level 3 Professional Diploma in Fashion Design will help you build a business mindset and get career ready by bringing you up to speed with more advanced fashion design elements.

  • SALE Savings End Midnight Wednesday 30th November
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Wednesday 30th November

Level 2 Certificate Introduction to Fashion Design (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

  • Feed your passion for fashion
  • Learn how history, culture and other influences shape trends
  • Study fashion illustration, design techniques and more
  • Online course studied from home
  • Ofqual regulated
  • No exams

About Your Certificate

Whether you know all the fashion houses and designers by name, find yourself to be a style influencer amongst your friends, or you can turn any materials into a must-have item of clothing, our online course is the perfect way to take your style skills to the next level.

While it may be an introductory course to fashion design, this Level 2 qualification has been created by subject matter experts and is led by tutors with years of experience in the fashion design industry. So, whether you’re learning ahead of a fashion career or just for fun, the knowledge you gain will be from the best in the business.

You will learn how to get your outfit ideas out of your head and onto the runway by studying modules that explore everything from concept to creation. By learning how to use sewing machines, scissors, and measuring tools, you will be able to take to the cutting table with confidence and begin bringing your style ideas to life.

You will have the opportunity to create your first capsule collection and accessories using sustainable design techniques. The modules on fashion illustration will also refine your sketching abilities, so your drawings will act as the blueprints for your designs.

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK distance learning provider, offering a vast range of online courses that help learners achieve their life and career goals.

Flexible Fashion Education

Once enrolled on the Level 2 Certificate Introduction to Fashion Design course, you can indulge your love of clothing, shoes, and accessories on your terms as this online course has no classes or timetables.

You will also have immediate access to your learning materials and professional tutor support through our innovative online learning platform.

Modules

Unit 1: Developing Fashion Design Ideas

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to experiment with design ideas and use different materials and tools
  • Be able to prepare, develop and keep a record of design work
  • Be able to review your own design work

Unit 2: Fashion Illustration

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to research influences in fashion illustration
  • Be able to use drawing techniques for fashion illustration
  • Be able to create fashion illustrations
  • Be able to evaluate own fashion illustrations

Unit 3: Fashion Design Techniques

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Trend Research for Accessory Design
  • Be able to design a trend-led accessory based on research
  • Be able to produce trend-led accessory

Unit 4: Fashion Communication Techniques

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to experiment with fashion design techniques
  • Be able to create a sketchbook for fashion designs
  • Be able to present a final fashion design

Unit 5: Textile Decoration

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand health and safety when developing design ideas
  • Understand manipulation techniques
  • Be able to use manipulation techniques
  • Understand how different fabrics drape

Unit 6: Experimenting with Fabrics

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the ways materials can be reused for sustainable practices
  • Demonstrate the use of sustainable initiatives in recycling clothing

Entry Requirements

You don’t need any prior knowledge, qualifications or experience to get started.

You will need access to a sewing machine, a selection of fabric (which can be off-cuts, scraps, or old garments), access to a mannequin, fabric scissors, colouring mediums (e.g. colouring pencils, paint, chalk, pastels etc.), a sketchbook, pencils, pens and glue.

You will also need an internet connection to access our learning portal, and a laptop or computer to complete your studies.

Assessment

There are no exams included in this course. Instead, you will put your learning into practice in a range of end-of-unit assignments. Once submitted to your tutor, you will receive feedback which will help you learn and progress.

Qualifications

TQUK

TQUK logo

This course is accredited by Training Qualifications UK and regulated by Ofqual. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate Introduction to Fashion Design (Qualification Number: 610/1581/7).

Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.

Should studying this course spark your desire to move into fashion design as a career, you will have already gained highly valuable knowledge and skills you can take into the working world.

Through this online Level 2 Introduction to Fashion Design Certificate, you will learn about the materials, mediums and techniques professional designers use to create their concepts. With this knowledge, you can confidently approach paid design opportunities.

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

As fashion is such a competitive industry, obtaining higher level qualifications is an effective way to stand out against others in this space as you can instantly evidence your abilities to fashion houses and clients.

Our online Level 3 Professional Diploma in Fashion Design will help you build a business mindset and get career ready by bringing you up to speed with more advanced fashion design elements.

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