Skill Certificate in Fashion Design & Construction

Division: Consumer/Family Studies

Students completing this certificate will acquire entry-level employment in the field of fashion that includes knowledge in fashion design, basic sewing and clothing construction.

Program Outcomes

  • Identify and appraise a variety of career paths within the fashion industry.
  • Basic knowledge of garment construction and pattern drafting methods related to fashion industry standards.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following jobs: fabric and apparel pattern maker or cut and sew apparel positions.

Required Certificate Courses (9 Units)9
Intro to the Fashion Industry
Clothing Construction
Basic Sewing
Total9

The Skill Certificate requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Consumer Family Studies Division Chair.