This Fashion and Textile course prepares learners for the creative and challenging world of fashion design and textiles. The course focuses on both two dimensional textile printing, fabric manipulation, embroidery and textile construction in a specialist fashion environment that stimulates a culture of creativity.
- Fashion Industry and Design Studies
- Design Skills
- Garment Construction
- Pattern Drafting
- Work Experience
- Combined Materials
- Printed Textiles
All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Graduates can progress to a variety of degree programmes including:
NCAD | Fashion Design | Level 8
NCAD | Textile Surface Design | Level 8
NCAD | Combined Material Culture- Textiles | Level 8
Griffith College | Fashion Design | Level 7/8
LSAD (Limerick) | Fashion Design | Level 8
Letterkenny IT | Fashion with Promotion | Level 7/8
Career Opportunities & Progression Routes
Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:
Fashion Designer | Textile Designer | Textile Marketing and Sales | Fashion Merchandising | Stylist | Costume Designer | Pattern Drafter | Fashion Design Production| Bespoke Dressmaker/ Tailor
Ireland is home to world renowned Designers; Philip Treacy, Paul Costelloe, Orla Kiely & Simone Rocha.
2020-21 Course Fees
Note - Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the list of course fees.
€30 of Enrolment Fees are Non-Refundable. All fees subject to change.
The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the PLC Government Levy:
- Medical Card/SUSI Grant/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from PLC Government Levy. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.
- Medical Card/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from QQI Exam Fees. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.