Fashion Design Short Courses

Expanding one's design capability is a continuous process. SoFA Design Institute recognizes the need for enthusiasts, college graduates and students, and even current professionals, to gain a more comprehensive grasp of the ever-evolving practice of Fashion Design.

The following are 18-session programs that touch on the varied disciplines with two courses of study - Fashion or Interior Design. Each class lasts for 3 hours and is scheduled once a week and runs for 18 sessions. Depending on the chosen subject matter, tuition ranges from PHP 19,183.50 to PHP 30,885.75

COURSES

Design Studio 1: Introduction to Fashion Design

The course will be divided into two parts where each part will consist of a minor project and a major project. These will be accomplished by using different ways of generating ideas combined with some themes and concepts to come up with original designs. They will not be limited with their inexperience in putting garments together and should be liberated by using a multitude of materials instead.

Schedule:

ONLINE: September 6, 2022 - January 21, 2023 | Tuesdays | 3:00 PM - 6:00PM

FACE TO FACE: September 8, 2022 - February 2, 2023 | Thursdays | 12:00 NN - 3:00PM

Tuition (approx.):

ONLINE: PHP 24,144.75

FACE TO FACE: PHP 24,932.25

Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



Basic Illustration

Basic Illustration is a foundational course where students will learn the fundamentals of fashion illustration from the body, its features, how it moves and how garments fall on the figure. It is essential that a designer can articulate his/her designs via sketch so that ideas may be compellingly visualized to both the designer and the client.

During this course, students will be introduced to drawing a woman’s figure in the fashion sense and how the body is manipulated to show movement. The course will go over features such as the face, muscles, the feet and the hands. Drawing of garments will likewise be introduced in this course.

Schedule:

ONLINE: September 7, 2022 - February 1, 2023 | Wednesdays | 12:00NN - 1:30 PM

Tuition: PHP 24,144.75

Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



Textile Technology

Textile Technology provides a foundation course for students to gain basic understanding of the various qualities of textiles as the technical basis for fashion design. The course focuses on the history, construction and properties of different textiles, while providing an understanding of how textiles are created.

The course also will help students develop an understanding of the use of textiles within contemporary fashion.

Schedule:

ONLINE: September 6, 2022 - January 31, 2023 | Tuesdays | 12:00 NN - 3:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 19,183.50

Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



    Pattern Making and Sewing 1

    In Pattern Making & Sewing 1, students will learn how to develop basic blocks based on their own or given measurements. The course will allow students to gain confidence in basic sewing and construction techniques. Students will learn how to transfer measurements to flat patterns and develop basic skills in the usage of the sewing machine.

    Schedule:

    ONLINE: February 9, 2022 - February 3, 2023 | Fridays | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    FACE TO FACE: September 10, 2022 - February 4, 2023 | Saturday | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Tuition: PHP 24,144.75

    Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



    Basic Draping

    Basic Draping class is essential as this is another skill on how students may construct and design garments. It is through this discipline that they learn to appreciate working with the dress-form and derive designs from it. They will also learn how different fabric behaves when they manipulate it on a 3-dimensional form.

    Schedule:

    ONLINE: September 7, 2022 - February 1, 2023 | Wednesdays | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    FACE TO FACE: September 8, 2022 - February 2, 2023 | Thursdays | 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Tuition:

    ONLINE: PHP 24,144.75

    FACE TO FACE: PHP 24,932.25

    Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



    Fashion Marketing & Promotion

    Fashion Marketing & Promotion involves the study of fashion marketing management concepts, which include planning, market analysis and marketing communication. Fashion advertising, retail promotion and public relations will also be thoroughly discussed and practiced in the course.

    The course will allow students to learn marketing concepts, processes and strategies, which are integral in the operation of a successful fashion business. Apart from marketing management course work, students will be extensively exposed to the world of fashion promotion, advertising and public relations in order for them to gain a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a fashion marketer.

    Schedule: September 9, 2022 - February 3, 2023 | Friday | 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Tuition: PHP 19,183.50

    Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



    Fashion Merchandising & Buying

    Fashion Merchandising & Buying tackles all activities in the Merchandising Cycle - having the right fashion merchandise available in the proper quantities and place, at the right time, price, and quality, to meet customer satisfaction at a profit. It also introduces concepts by which retailers create special store-brand merchandise for targeted customer segments.

    The course introduces basic concepts, principles and techniques used by retail buyers as they complete their day-to-day duties and responsibilities. A step-by-step approach is presented for buying tasks that give participants the opportunity to develop buying skills with a marketing orientation.

    Schedule:

    ONLINE: September 7,2022 - February 1, 2023 | Wednesdays | 12:00 NN - 3:00 PM

    Tuition: PHP 19,183.50

    Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



    Fashion Product Development

    Fashion Product Development studies the process of product development - from research, production, all the way to distribution. Students will work on market and trend research and plan a design and marketing project involving a new product range for a specific market. The course will enable students to develop fashion products through a detailed process - from ideation to market-ready product - applicable to both couture and retail.

    Schedule:

    ONLINE: September 6, 2022 - January 31, 2023 | Tuesdays | 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Tuition: PHP 19,183.50

    Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



    Visual Techniques

    Visual Techniques focuses on the use of monochromatic media. It is a study of the principles of drawings as tools for expressing and documenting design ideas and concepts. Emphasis is on the development of skills in monochromatic drawing, rendering and presenting varied subjects as refined works of art.

    Schedule:

    ONLINE: September 8, 2022 - February 2, 2023 | Thursdays | 4:00PM - 7:00PM

    Tuition: PHP 19,183.50

    Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



    Fashion Photography

    In Fashion Photography, students will learn the fundamentals in conceptualizing ideas for digital fashion photography. The course will help them develop knowledge in the proper use of lighting, composition and story-driven photographs alongside learning and understanding fashion imagery through hands-on training and instructor-led presentations.

    The purpose of the course is to provide students with information and technical know-how suitable for work in a creative environment particularly in a fashion or editorial photo shoot. This is accomplished by giving students access to relevant insights and perspectives through lectures and hands-on activities.

    Schedule:

    ONLINE: September 8, 2022 - February 2, 2023 | Thursdays | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

    FACE TO FACE: September 10, 2022 - February 4, 2023 | Thursdays | 3:00PM - 6:00PM

    Tuition:

    ONLINE: PHP 19,183.50

    FACE TO FACE: PHP 19,971

    Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



    Fashion Styling

    Fashion Styling has emerged to be the new dream career for most young individuals. Besides basic knowledge on clothing, a stylist has to be familiar with the fashion industry and its history. Students will also be taught professional ethics and presentation skills to further prepare them for future courses, and eventually, the professional practice in the industry.

    The course will aid students in establishing their unique fashion philosophy, and will tackle theories and facts associated with fashion styling. Specialists in fashion styling, brand marketing and television/movie styling will also be invited to speak in class to broaden the students’ understanding of the profession and the real-world industry. The course will conclude in a magazine editorial project, which most practicing fashion stylists specialize in.

    Schedule:

    ONLINE: September 9, 2022 - February 3, 2023 | Fridays | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

    FACE TO FACE: September 6, 2022 - January 31, 2023 | Tuesdays | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

    Tuition:

    ONLINE: PHP 19,183.50

    FACE TO FACE: PHP 19,971.50

    Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



    Makeup Techniques

    Makeup Techniques focuses on the fundamentals of make-up application - from theories to understanding how makeup products and tools work. The course will tackle varied aspects of makeup application including how to create makeup looks for print, live shows, television, and film formats.

    Schedule:

    ONLINE: September 7, 2022 - February 1, 2023 | Wednesdays | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

    FACE TO FACE: September 5, 2022 - January 30, 2023 | Wednesdays | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

    Tuition:

    ONLINE: PHP 24,144.75

    FACE TO FACE: PHP 24,932.25

    Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



    History of Design: Clothing Evolution

    History of Design: Clothing Evolution is designed to provide students with a keen understanding of the various clothing and fashion styles throughout history; summarizing the way people have dressed from ancient to modern times. The course aims to chart fashion progression through the ages and to aid students in future product development and designing endeavors.

    Schedule:

    ONLINE: September 9, 2022 - February 3, 2023 | Fridays | 12:00 NN - 3:00PM

    Tuition:

    ONLINE: PHP 19,183.50

    Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



    Fashion Illustration 1

    Part of being a designer is learning how to articulate his or her designs via a sketch so that ideas may be visualized by the client. In Fashion Illustration, students will be introduced to drawing the body, its features, and how the body is manipulated to show movement.

    Schedule:

    ONLINE: September 8, 2022 - February 2, 2023 | Thursdays | 12:00 NN - 4:00PM

    Tuition:

    ONLINE: PHP 30,098.25

    Click here to enroll: www.sofadigitalcampus.com




    Enrollment is now open for the 1st Semester, S.Y. 2022 - 2023.

    Course schedules and availability vary per semester. Please inquire for more information.

    Outcomes

    Our short courses are aimed at start-up designers who wish to gain skills and knowledge on a specific subject matter relating to Fashion. These course are likewise designed for professionals who wish to take supplementary or refresher courses that will keep them abreast of relevant industry practices and know-how.

    Tuition

    Depending on the chosen subject matter, tuition ranges from PHP 19,183.50 to PHP 30,885.75

    Click HERE to know more and enroll in the program of your choice.

    Applications open for 2nd Semester S.Y. 2021-2022

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