Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Certificate program (KNEC)

Certificate 2 years

About Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft) programme

Fashion design and garment making technology encompass fashion design, fashion marketing, garment making, fashion technology, clothing management, and textile design.

Fashion design is influenced by cultural and social attitudes and has varied over time and place. Fashion designers work in a number of ways in designing clothing and accessories such as bracelets and necklaces. Because of the time required to bring a garment onto the market, designers must at times anticipate changes to consumer tastes.

Garment making is an organised activity consisting of sequential processes such as laying, marking, cutting, stitching, checking, finishing, pressing and packaging. This is a process of converting raw materials into finished products.

This craft certificate in fashion design and garment making technology program promotes the trade of fashion and design through technical training which moulds students into fashion designers.


Career Paths

  • Fashion Designer
  • Garment Constructor
  • Supervisor
  • Garment Cutter
  • Pattern Cutter
  • Textile Designer
  • Sample Maker
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Embroiderer
  • Batik/Tie and Dye Producer
  • Self-employment

Objectives of Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

This Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology KNEC Craft certificate provides students with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles of design, fashion and management, together with the skills necessary to succeed as leaders in the vibrant and diverse textile and clothing industry.

Entry requirements for Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

  • Pass in relevant artisan course OR
  • KCSE mean grade D (plain) OR
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC

Colleges offering Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Eldoret College of Professional Studies
Uasin Gishu County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

NYS Textile and Garment Making Technical institute
Nairobi County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Kangemi Vocational Training Centre (KangemiVTC)
Nairobi County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Jodan College of Technology
Kiambu County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Catholic Technical Training Institute
Machakos County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Michuki Technical Training Institute
Muranga County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Kiwanja Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Kisumu Institute of Community Development Training
Kisumu County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Eldoret Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Hemland College of Professional and Technical Studies
Kiambu County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Machakos Technical Institute for the Blind
Machakos County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Machakos Institute of Technology
Machakos County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Keveye Vocational Training Center
Vihiga County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Barut Youth Polytechnic
Nakuru County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

Katine Technical Training Institute
Machakos County

Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft)

East Africa Institute of Certified Studies (ICS)
Nairobi County