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New short courses, expanding opportunities in the SA Fashion Industry

Got an eye for fashion? The Stadio School of Fashion, renowned for its progressive approach to fashion education and retail training, is thrilled to announce the launch of its new Short Courses.

Designed to provide flexible and accessible learning opportunities, these courses aim to empower individuals with the skills needed to thrive in the vibrant South African fashion economy.

The School of Fashion has long been recognised as a pioneer in fashion education, with a commitment to delivering relevant, forward-thinking curricula that align with the industry’s evolving needs. As the only South African fashion school internationally accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC), Stadio School of Fashion stands at the forefront of fashion education excellence.

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“Our mission is to cultivate a new generation of fashion innovators, creative problem solvers, and industry leaders,” said Leonardo Snyman, Head of Campus: Johannesburg and Pretoria at Stadio School of Fashion. “By offering these short courses, we are opening the doors to individuals who want to gain new skills or enhance their existing foundation in the dynamic world of fashion.”

The short courses at Stadio School of Fashion cover a diverse range of topics, allowing students to tailor their learning experience to their specific interests and career goals. Whether through on-campus contact learning, online-assisted programmes facilitated by industry experts, or self-study courses, Stadio offers flexibility and practicality to suit every individual’s needs.

On-campus contact learning programmes include the Design Studio package, which comprises three core practical fashion modules: Garment Construction, Pattern Design, and Creative Design. This 10-week full-time programme provides students with a solid foundation in fashion design principles and techniques, preparing them for potential careers in the industry.

For those already working in the fashion industry, Stadio School of Fashion offers online short learning programmes, including Fashion Entrepreneurship, A Sustainable Fashion Future for Southern Africa, Adobe Illustrator for Fashion Design, and Principles of Styling. Led by industry experts who serve as mentors, these programmes provide valuable insights and industry-relevant content to enhance participants’ knowledge and skills.

Additionally, Stadio School of Fashion offers online self-study short learning programmes, allowing students to unlock new career opportunities at their own pace. Courses such as Visual Merchandising, Textiles, and Trends provide specialised knowledge and skills that elevate professionals’ resumes or a trendsetter’s portfolio in the ever-evolving fashion landscape.

“We believe in the transformative power of education and its ability to shape the future of the fashion industry,” added Snyman. “By offering these short courses, we are not only empowering individuals but also contributing to the growth and development of the South African economy.”

Stadio School of Fashion’s Short Courses are open to all, welcoming individuals with a passion for fashion and a desire to explore new horizons within their careers, or prospective ventures in fashion or apparel. With a strong emphasis on practicality, industry engagement, and immersive learning experiences, these courses prepare students to become sought-after professionals in fashion design, fashion media, and the business industries.

To learn more about the short courses offered by Stadio School of Fashion and register for a course, visit the School of Fashion page on the STADIO website at www.stadio.ac.za. Information packs and registration forms are available for download, and inquiries can be directed to [email protected].

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