Award in Fashion Design MQF Lvl 4

Start Date
15 Oct 2019 , 15 Oct 2019 , 17 Mar 2020
Maria Cutajar
48 hours tuition + 20 hours consultation for end of course presentation
Course Level
MQF Level 4 - ECVET (16)
A Creative outlook and Interest in Fashion
MQF Level 4 Certificate - NCFHE Approved

Award in Fashion Design MQF Lvl 4 is a comprehensive course which allows learners to develop their skills, talent and interest in Fashion Design.

This is course is divided into 5 modules for a total of 24 lessons of 2 hours each. 


Course Outline:

Module 1 - Drawing of the Human figure (5 Lessons): Every Tuesday

You don’t have to be an artist to be able to draw and sketch figures. All you need is passion, practice and patience to learn and understand the lines and proportions of a human figure. You will be sketching all the parts of the body starting from the head to the whole human figure and giving movement.  At the end of this module you will draw a mini collection from your new drawings from the clothes you have in your wardrobe, creating different designing possibilities and experimenting with garments and colour combinations.

  • Lesson 1. Drawing the head, hair, face. 
  • Lesson 2. Drawing the Arms, Hands, Legs and Feet
  • Lesson 3. Drawing the Torso
  • Lesson 4. Movement of the human body.
  • Lesson 5. Drawing from your wardrobe. (case Study)


Module 2 - Clothes Design Development (6 Lessons): Every Thursday

This module allows the learner to learn how to draw different type of stitches, darts, collars, sleeves hems, zips, buttons, waistbands, cuffs etc. Discovering Pattern making of a skirt, trousers, bodice and dress.

  • Lesson 1. Drawing of stitches, darts, collars, sleeves.
  • Lesson 2. Drawing of hems, zips, buttons, waistbands, cuffs.
  • Lesson 3. Pattern Making-Skirt
  • Lesson 4. Pattern Making-Bodice
  • Lesson 5. Pattern Making- Trousers
  • Lesson 6. Pattern Making -Dress.


Module 3 - Finding Inspiration (4 Lessons):Every Tuesday

This module allows the learner to identify ideas from almost any inspirational source – whether it is from the environment around us or designing for your favourite fashion brand or discovering other cultures – and realise that ideas are rarely new.  The learner will, research the topic he/she is given, be able to create mood boards from a specific design theme, current fashion trends or a customer’s ideas.

  • Lesson 1. The environment around us
  • Lesson 2. Researching a Fashion Brand.
  • Lesson 3. Other Cultures
  • Lesson 4. Your favourite Fashion Designer.

By the end of this module, the learner would be able to produce a Fashion Design portfolio by using mixed media and different textures, work in a studio and be able to use appropriate material and to carry out tasks, using a critical eye, with a customer in mind and to carry out tasks which reflect his/her unique style.


Module 4 - Working with Fabric (4 Lessons):Every Thursday

In this module the learner will discover how important researching fabric is. The learner will be experimenting with fabric which is available on the market. He/she will see first design the garment to the finished product. In this way the learner will have a better insight of how fabric falls and how it can be manipulated, taking into consideration the creative side versus the practical side.

  • Lesson 1. Natural Fabrics
  • Lesson 2. Natural Fabrics (continued)
  • Lesson 3. Synthetic Fabrics
  • Lesson 4. Synthetic Fabrics (continued)


Module 5 - Creating your Collection (5 Lessons): Every Tuesday/ Thursday

This is the final module of this course.  The learner will be creating a collection based on the latest trends, fabric knowledge and inspiration. The student will be creating a garment chosen from the collection and present it at the end of course mini fashion show.


Course Fee: €840


*Disclaimer: Kindly note scheduled dates and times are subject to change. We will do our best to avoid re-scheduling, however, in the unlikely event that this occurs, new dates/times will be discussed with applicants.


Course Schedules

  15 Oct 2019 - 27 Feb 2020 €840.00
   Tue 17:30 19:30
   Thu 17:30 19:30

  15 Oct 2019 - 16 Jul 2020 €840.00
   Tue 15 Oct '19 25 Feb '20
   Tue 17:30 19:30
   Thu 26 Mar '20 16 Jul '20
   Thu 17:30 19:30

  17 Mar 2020 - 16 Jul 2020 €840.00
   Tue 17:30 19:30
   Thu 17:30 19:30

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