Fashion Design – Arva School of Fashion

Fashion Design

Professional Program

The Certificate in Fashion Design One Year Program is a full-time, practical, studio-based program taught over an intensive 12 months.

This program is designed to prepare students with essential skills and knowledge in fashion design and pattern making and sewing practice, and to develop studio skills while working towards completing a portfolio.


Course Outline


Term 1

  • Pattern Drafting
  • Hand and Machine Sewing Techniques
  • Color Theory
  • Fashion Drawing
  • Fashion Knowledge (History of Costumes)

Term 2

  • Pattern Making
  • Sewing Techniques
  • Design Principles
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Textile Knowledge

Term 3

  • Design Development
  • Fashion Concept
  • Computer for Fashion Design
  • Draping for Fashion

Term 4

  • Fashion Collection
  • Garment Constructions
  • Portfolio Preparation and Presentation

Student's Portfolio

Arva School of Fashion