Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology (Craft) Certificate

KNEC

Certificate 2 years

Overview

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

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

  • 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 Certificate course

East Africa Institute of Certified Studies
Private College
Nairobi County
Kiwanja Vocational Training Center
Private College
Nairobi County

Entry requirements

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

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