Course Outline

Module 1

Fundamentals of Design


The first module introduces design fundamentals, covering various aspects of the initial design development.

– You will be introduced to different elements and principles of design that will be the foundation for your design development.
– Understanding Different aspects of Art, Craft and Design and studying the work by different artists and craftsmen.
– Learn to analyse and develop an eye for the finer details beginning your design journey.

Module 2

Work Health & Safety Standards


The module helps understand the responsibilities of a safe work environment and applying quality standards.

– Learning about the different practices followed to maintain the Standards that apply to the TCF industry.
– Knowledge about the various risk and safety management procedures.
– Learning about quality assurance and the various aspects of quality control in the fashion industry.

Module 3

The Fashion Industry


In this module, you will learn how the fashion industry, a multibillion-dollar global enterprise devoted to the business of making and selling clothes, functions.

– You will learn about the fashion calendar and the important aspects of planning for fashion seasons.
– You will learn about Legendary fashion designers, world-class fashion houses/ boutiques, museums, exhibitions, and fashion shows.
– Knowledge about the big fashion world out there beyond the fashion capital cities.
– You will learn about terms and terminology associated with the Fashion Industry.

Module 4

Textiles and Clothing


This module will teach you about textile fibres, yarns, fabric types, characteristics, and design.

– You will learn about various aspects of the properties & process of fibre to final fabric.
– You will learn the textile development process and identification of fabrics that will help you further develop your collection.
– You will study about the technical, smart and emerging textiles.

Module 5

Fashion History & Contextual Studies


This Module highlights the fashion trends and contextual studies through the key designers, styles and periods to trace the evolution of historical fashion in the social, economic and political contexts.

– You will be able to understand the factors that affect the fashion during a particular period.
– It will help you understand the process of fashion evolution that will become an inspiration to develop contemporary fashion ideas that are relevant to the current times.

Module 6

Fashion Sketching & Illustration


In this module, you will learn the fashion illustration and rendering process, which will play an integral part in developing and communicating your design ideas visually.

– You will get to know various tools and techniques that are used in the illustration and rendering process.
– You will get the Knowledge and tips to communicate your ideas of components like hairstyles, colouring different skin tones, textile rendering through illustrations.

Module 7

Sewing Technology


This module will skill you for understanding the different components of the apparel manufacturing process.

– You will learn about a sewing machine's parts, functioning and maintenance.
– You will learn about different components, parts and finishes that are used in the production of garments.
– It will help you evaluate and understand the quality parameters and standards that are followed in the industry.

Module 8

Pattern Making


In this module you will learn about the various pattern making processes, & layout.

– You will learn about unconventional materials and tools that are used in the pattern making process.
– You will understand the terminologies associated with the process, which will help you communicate with the field experts.
– You will be introduced to the process of measuring a human body and understanding standard measurement charts.

Module 9



In this module, you will learn the process of positioning and pinning the fabric on a dressform that can be used to create the basic pattern or to design organically by playing with the fabric on the form.

– You will learn about the various tools and materials that will help you drape efficiently and get a desired outcome.
– You will learn about various steps involved in Pre-Preparation for draping, like taping the dress form, muslin preparation and fabric selection.
– You will also learn about the tips like pinning directions and grainline that will help you achieve quality outcomes.

Module 10

Surface Ornamentation


In this module, you will learn about surface ornamentation techniques, fabric manipulation, natural dyeing and indigenous printing.

– This will help you understand the transformation of art to modern fabrics ornamentation by various kinds of tools and techniques which come from various parts of the world.
– This module will help you study the various indigenous techniques and cultures that practice the same art in their own unique ways.

Module 11

Merchandising & Marketing


In this module you will learn the fundamental skills and acquire knowledge necessary to guide and operate in the real fashion industry in local and international realities.

– This will help you learn the basic theories of consumer behavior and psychology.
– You will understand various promotional and marketing strategies that are commonly used in the TCF industry.

Module 12

Building a Fashion Collection


This Module is an amalgamation of the topics learnt from the fundamentals of design, skills based and technical subjects that help you in collection development.

– You will learn about the fashion design process from conceptualisation, designing, range planning, sample development and launching your collection.
– This will help you to explore and understand the various career opportunities in the world of Fashion.
– You will learn to communicate and represent a fashion story.