Fashion Technology & Production Services

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Discover the industry of fashion

Program Objective:

The mission of the Fashion Technology & Production Services program is to prepare students for employment as a certified Fashion Designer. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a Fashion Technology & Production Services certificate.

Program Content:

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.

Admission Requirements:

  • 16 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in any K-12 program

  • Occupational Interest

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1050 hours but students can earn a certificate upon completion of the following OCPs:

OCPCOURSEHOURS
OCP AGarment Fabrication Specialist150 Hours
OCP BIndustrial Seamstress150 Hours
OCP CIntroduction to Pattern making and Entrepreneurship150 Hours
OCP DAlterations Specialist300 Hours
OCP EFormal Wear Specialist300 Hours
Total Hours: 1050

Students are expected to complete program competencies.

Employment Opportunities:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Industrial Designer
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Pattern Designer

Employment Requirements:

  • Complete a Fashion Technology & Production Program

Salary:

According to the 2017 Bureau of Labor Statistics the median pay for a Fashion Designer was $55,750 annually or $26.80 per hour.

Financial Aid:

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Applicants must have a high school diploma from an accredited High School, or its equivalent. To apply, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, at www.fafsa.gov. Questions pertaining to this matter should be directed to the Financial Aid Office.

Program Cost:

  • In-state residents – $2.56 per hour (Subject to change)
  • Out of state resident – $10.25 per hour (Subject to change)
  • $15.00 application fee per trimester
  • Material fee – $20.00
  • Identification fee – $5.00 per trimester
  • Liability insurance fee – $10.50
  • Students must purchase books/kits and/or uniforms, if applicable

Program Hours:

Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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