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Who? How? & What? Online Clothing & Fashion Studies

Online studies are perfect for those who need flexibility of time and location. You can study at your own time, at your own space, at your own speed.

With Fashion Express Learning you can find both certified/accredited courses, or, short courses and CAD solutions:

Go through our list of courses to see further details of the options available, and register for whichever course subject fits your requirements.

Whether you choose to study an Accredited Course or just one of the Short Courses as a ‘skill snack’ to improve in a particular area, you will have a rewarding experience of studying online in a unique learning environment that will present you with the skills and qualifications to move on with your goals.

Who can study

The Fashion Express Learning studies are perfect for you if you want to acquire employable skills, improve on a particular skill or simply love making clothes and want to learn more about your hobby. The Fashion Express Learning courses are suitable for you:

If you wish to expand or update your skills to a certified level.

  • Certificate in APD (1 year study)
  • Diploma in APD (2 years study)
  • Degree in APD (2,5 years study)

If you have no prior knowledge and wish to learn by hand:

  • how to construct block patterns and patterns adaptations (Pattern Making) for womenswear, menswear and/or childrenswear,
  • how to produce clothing, designs and technical sketches (Fashion Design), to develop both your technical and/or creative skills,
  • how to make up and sew a garment to perfection (Sewing),
  • how a clothing factory and its production line is organised and run (Virtual Factory).

If you wish to learn Skill Snacks for your own personal use (e.g. how to make skirt blocks, or trousers.)

How can I study

When you register for a Fashion Express Learning course you should expect a structured interactive learning experience. Remember that following the course instructions guarantees the best results.

When you register to start a course, you will be given access to the Online Learning Space where you will be able to view and study your lessons. Connect to the Internet and view your lessons from your terminal with your student login details.

Where required you will be sent the relevant AB Template that correlates to your course.

An Online Tutor will be assigned to you to guide you, monitor your progress and evaluate your assignments and contributions.

What kind of study space

We advise you to prepare your own learning environment workspace before you start this course.

Along with the computer, you will need a worktable on which to draft your patterns and/or designs, or a sewing machine for the Sewing Course. You will also need appropriate drafting paper, fine pencil, eraser, tape measure, pins, scissors etc. and the corresponding AB tools and templates, which will be provided when you register in a course.