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Fashion Technology & Production Services

Instructor using computer-aided design programs to teach her student

Discover the industry of fashion.

Introduction:

This program provides technical skill proficiency and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning, and problem-solving skills. The program also enhances work attitudes, general employability skills, technical and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication career cluster.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Study fashion trends and anticipate designs that will appeal to consumers

  • Decide on a theme for a collection

  • Use computer-aided design programs (CAD) to create designs

  • Visit manufacturers or trade shows to get fabric samples

  • Select fabrics, embellishments, colors, or style for each garment or accessory

  • Work with other designers or team members to create a prototype design

  • Present design ideas to the creative director or showcase them in fashion or trade shows

  • Oversee the final production of their designs

Career Opportunities:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Industrial Designer
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Pattern Designer

Employment Outlook:

Employment of fashion designers is projected to grow 3%  from 2016 to 2026.

Salary:

The average wage for this career in Florida is $26.80 hourly or $55,750 annually

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 750/1050 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCPCOURSEHOURS
OCP AGarment Fabrication Specialist
Industrial Seamstress
Introduction to Patternmaking and Entrepreneurship
150 Hours
OCP BAlterations Specialist
AND
Tailor for Menswear
OR
Formalwear Specialist
300 Hours
OCP CCostume Specialist
OR
Accessories Specialist
OR
Intimate Apparel Specialist
300 Hours
OCP DEmbroiderer
Embroidery Digitizer
300 Hours
OCP ECAD Patternmaker I
CAD Patternmaker II
300 Hours
Total Hours: 1050

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Fashion Technology & Production Services is available at the following school (s):

LOCATIONCOURSE'S SCHEDULE
Lindsey Hopkins Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

LOCATIONCOUNSELOR / REGISTRAR EMAILPHONE NUMBER
Lindsey Hopkins Technical College
(305) 324-6070
Patricia Estiverne
Sandra Hawkins
Jacques Lucien
Rose Jasmin
patriciab@dadeschools.net
shawkins@dadeschools.net
JDLucien@dadeschools.net
209710@dadeschools.net
Ext. 7089
Ext. 7129
Ext. 7039

 

Source

Commercial Art