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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 

Fashion Design & Retail Studies


Course Code(s):  5M2208 CDTX
QQI Award Code:  5M2208 Design
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
The aim of this programme is to provide learners with a comprehensive introduction to costume design in theatre and film. Learners will study aspects of costume design and make up for theatre and film.

Learners are instructed in construction techniques used for costume realization and reconstruction -including foundation garments, surface embellishment and decoration, fabric sourcing. Learners will study drawing, illustration and presentation styles to develop design ideas and to communicate the ideas.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Design Skills
Drawing
Communication
Work Experience
Garment Construction
Pattern Drafting
Theatre Costume
Victorian Style Corset
Combined Materials
Theatre Studies
Fashion and Media Make-up

 

Important: Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

 

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Dressmaker   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
Footwear Designer   Beauty Therapist  
Beauty Consultant   Fashion Technologist  
Designer/maker   Fashion Stylist  
Hairdresser   Tailor  
Wigmaker   Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport  

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Fashion & Beauty
Sales, Retail & Purchasing
Art, Craft & Design
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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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