Fashion Technology & Production Services
Discover the industry of fashion.
This program provides technical skill proficiency and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning, and problem-solving skills. The program also enhances work attitudes, general employability skills, technical and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication career cluster.
Study fashion trends and anticipate designs that will appeal to consumers
Decide on a theme for a collection
Use computer-aided design programs (CAD) to create designs
Visit manufacturers or trade shows to get fabric samples
Select fabrics, embellishments, colors, or style for each garment or accessory
Work with other designers or team members to create a prototype design
Present design ideas to the creative director or showcase them in fashion or trade shows
Oversee the final production of their designs
- Fashion Designer
- Industrial Designer
- Purchasing Manager
- Pattern Designer
Employment of fashion designers is projected to grow 3% from 2016 to 2026.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $30.08 hourly or $62,570 annually.
The entire program is 750/1050 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program. Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Garment Fabrication Specialist|
Introduction to Patternmaking and Entrepreneurship
|OCP B||Alterations Specialist|
Tailor for Menswear
|OCP C||Costume Specialist|
Intimate Apparel Specialist
|OCP E||CAD Patternmaker I|
CAD Patternmaker II
|Total Hours: 1050|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Fashion Technology & Production Services is available at the following school (s):
|Lindsey Hopkins Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
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|Lindsey Hopkins Technical College|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Fashion Designers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/arts-and-design/fashion-designers.htm.