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This short part-time course is part of our popular Fashion Buying & Merchandising course. Once complete you can choose to progress onto the Fashion Profiles & Marketing Module or the Visual Retail Display module.  All modules married together make up the complete Fashion Buying & Merchandising course which sets the foundations for a successful career in either Fashion Buying or Merchandising within the fast paced retail sector.

In this module you will learn the skills essential to becoming a fashion buyer, not only will you learn to understand the buying cycle we will also look at the fashion forecasts for the coming year, covering the shows in London and New York and analysing the trends that emerge from them. You will also develop your ability to design and plan a range of clothes. This course is a wonderful opportunity to satisfy an interest in fashion or to take the first steps necessary to having a career in fashion.

Qualifications Gained

  • Portobello Institute Certificate in Fashion Trends & Buying Calendar

Progression Route

Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.

Class Sizes

We are committed to ensuring you gain the most, academically and personally, during your study time with Portobello.  To facilitate this, we limit our class sizes to a maximum of 14 students on part-time programmes. With these uniquely small classes, we create the environment for you get to know everyone in your group, you can then feel comfortable and confident to ask questions and our tutors have the time to attend to the needs of each and every student. Many of our students tell us of the lifelong friendships they have made during their study time with Portobello.

Assignment Support

We understand the challenge of completing assignments at third level, the new skills and the change in thinking sometimes needed to put on paper, all that you have learned. We offer our students the opportunity to submit a draft assignment for informal feedback before submitting the final version. We care about your success, we want you to achieve the best you can and we offer you the individual support to acquire the skills you need to communicate what you have learned whilst studying with Portobello Institute.

 

Course Structure

1 evening a week for 10 weeks

Course Content Modules

  1. Buying Cycle and Fashion Calendar
  2. Design Development
  3. Fashion Forecast
  4. Range Planning
  5. Garment Sourcing

 

Booking

Name: Fashion Trends & Buying Calendar. Part time

Cost: 895 Euro

To Book this course, please make a full course payment using the Book Now button. Please read and understand both the Terms of Enrolment and Course Payment Information before paying for your course. Details of all our policies as well as refunds, cancellations, installment options and how to pay offline are contained in these two important documents.


Course CodePrice and LocationInfo
EFTBNOV17
895
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 29/11/17 - 21/02/18
  • Wed 6.30 - 9.30pm
EFTBAR118
895
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 03/04/18 - 05/06/18
  • Tues 6.30 - 9.30pm
EFTBAPR18
895
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 17/04/18 - 19/06/18
  • Tues 6.30 - 9.30pm

Additional Course Costs

Please read Course Payment Information for full details as to when you will make these additional course payments.

  • FETAC: included in the cost
  • Materials: approx 50