Advanced Diploma in Fashion Designing - 1 Year Course

Advanced Diploma in Fashion Designing
Advanced Diploma in Fashion Designing is an extensive program which draws, most of the undergraduate fashion curriculum without spending more than a year. This course is aimed to develop professional and creative skills of students towards the aspect of design, technology and merchandise, required to create, produce and market the ever-changing apparel industry. Students are exposed to innovative and practical understanding of contemporary designs to pursue wide ranging career in the global fashion industry. Exposure to textiles enables students to develop sensitivity to the nature and application of cloth. The course and the environment enable students to develop their own philosophy and design identity which could be judged critically and professionally. On completion of our 1 year Advanced Diploma course, students emerge as professionals for a wide range of career in the national and global design industry. Students will pursue career as stylist, forecaster, design interpreter, entrepreneur, manager, visual/promotional merchandiser, illustrator, lecturer and high trendy designers...
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   1 year
  Advanced Diploma Course
   Offline Course (Study Centre)
   Easy Installment Payments
   Female only
   No Age Limits
   SSLC or Plus 2
   No Uniforms
   Batch 1: 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
   Batch 2: 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
   Batch 3: 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM
   Mon - Fri (5 days / week)
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Scope of Advanced Diploma Course in Fashion Designing

Fashion Design is a blend of creativity, ideas and techniques which include analysis, research and experiments with great technical knowledge. The career opportunities after 1 year Fashion Designing Advanced Diploma course are very vast. As a Fashion Designer you can begin your career in various areas according to your interest and capability, such as:
  • Professional Designer
  • Fashion Coordinator / Stylist
  • Creative Pattern Maker
  • Sketching Assistant
  • Bridal Designer
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Fashion Consultant
  • Quality Controller
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Production Manager
  • Fashion Entrepreneur
  • Assistant Designer
  • Dress & Costume Designer in Film Industry
  • Establish own Boutique

Be a Fashion Designer - The Innovative Way

Waves Institute of Fashion Designing focuses on the trendy and most innovative way to learn about Fashion Designing. This Advanced Diploma course provides you unique opportunities to take your creativity to the next level. A wide range of learning strategies are applied in this course which helps students to grab potential skills and enhance their learning ability. To make learning experience very interesting, activities such as Seminars, Guided Independent Study, Individual and Group Activities, Brainstorming and Logical thinking sessions, Industrial Visits, Projects, Practical Workshops are carried out from time to time. The class for Advanced Diploma in Fashion Designing program is very interesting, in which learning occurs both inside and outside the institutional premises.
Exploring Designs and Patterns
Exploring Designs & Patterns
Fashion Illustration
Fashion Illustration
Industrial Visit
Industrial Visit
Hitting the Fashion Show Ramp
Hitting the Fashion Show Ramp
Kerala Kids Fashion Week
Kerala Kids Fashion Week (Fashion Show)
Fun-filled Game Session
Fun-filled Game Session
Innovative Smart Class Sessions
Innovative Smart Class Sessions
Celebrating Festivals
Celebrating Festivals
Practical Oriented Classes
Practical Oriented Classes
Pattern Drafting Workshop
Pattern Drafting Workshop
Mannequin Draping Challenge
Mannequin Draping Challenge
Interactive Sessions
Interactive Sessions
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Top Reasons to choose Fashion Designing Course at WIFD

International Education Pride Awards
12 years of Outstanding Academic Excellence
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  • Waves Institute of Fashion Designing has been awarded 'INTERNATIONAL PRIDE AWARDS 2021' by Top Gallant Media for the category 'BEST FASHION DESIGNING INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN OF THE YEAR'.
  • 12 years of Outstanding Academic Excellence.
  • Get mentored by highly experienced faculty with years of experience in the fashion industry.
  • Latest syllabus and updates with respect to the changes in the world of fashion.
  • Practical session begins from 2nd month onwards.
  • Explore rewarding Career Opportunities with Job Placements
  • Placement Assistance with an excellent job placement track record of 93.7 % in the year 2019.
  • Student-friendly campus, College Canteen & Transportation, Students' Bus Concession at our Malaparamba Branch.
  • Practice-based learning with Individual Machines.
  • Activities such as Brainstorming, Logical thinking sessions to enhance knowledge about Fashion & Trend.
  • Hostel facility with Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian food.
  • Safe, Secure and Eco-friendly Campus with enormous Bike / Car parking facility.
  • Google's most rated Fashion Design Institute in Kozhikode.
  • Study centre at the heart of the city with convenient timings for House-wifes, Working Professionals, etc...
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Curriculum / Syllabus for Advanced Diploma in Fashion Designing
Advanced Diploma Course in Fashion Designing consists of 8 subjects which include Art & Design Research, Fashion Sketching & Illustration, Surface Embellishments, Advanced Garment Construction, Merchandising & Apparel Industry, Pattern Drafting & Manipulation, History of World Fashion & Costumes and Fabric Science & Textile Processing.
Subjects in Advanced Diploma in Fashion Designing
Art & Design Research  
  • Introduction of Fashion
  • Art medium and Application
  • Pencils, Colour Pencils, Pastels
  • Water Colour, Acrylic Colour, Fabric Colour
  • Origin of Fashion
  • Evolution
    • Fashion Cycles
    • Fashion Theories
    • Fashion Terminologies
    • Colours & Colour Theory
  • Different Types of Wear
    • Men’s
    • Women’s
    • Kids
  • Fashion Details
    • Skirts
    • Sleeves
    • Collars
    • Necklines
  • Elements of Design
    • Line Illustration
    • Vertical, Horizontal, Diagonal Lines
    • Line, Shape, Colour, Size, Texture
  • Colours
    • Prank’s Colour Wheel
    • Tint, Tone, Shade
    • Warm and Cool Colours
  • Silhouettes & Figures
  • Psychology of Colours
  • Principles of Design
    • Proportion, Balance
    • Unity or Harmony
    • Rhythm, Emphasis
  • Corrective Designs
    • Bust larger than Hip
    • Hip larger than Bust
  • Classification of Skirts
  • Own Creative Designs
    • Festival, Red Carpet, Street Fashion
    • Valentine, Black & White
    • Fusion, Designer Saree
    • Frocks, Salwar Kameez
Fashion Sketching & Illustration  
  • Free hand sketching
  • Pencil Shading
  • Ruffles & Frills
  • Textures
  • Draw head and hairstyles
  • Stick & Block figure
  • Fleshing the Fashion Figure (Male, Female, Child)
  • Poses of Fashion Figures
    • Straight pose
    • Side pose
    • Back pose
  • Developing block figures in different body actions
  • Weight Distribution
  • Dress Draping, Stylization
  • Colouring & Accessories
  • Basic Garment Shapes
Surface Embellishments  
  • Basic Embroidery Stitches (50 numbers)
  • Traditional Handwork & Embroidery of different states of India
  • Metal Embroidery
  • Fabric Painting (10 variants)
  • Warli Painting
  • Tie & Dye
  • Batik Painting
Advanced Garment Construction  
  • Sewing Machine
    • Classification
    • Basic Parts of a Sewing Machine
  • Presser Foot Types
  • Upper and Lower Threading
  • Bobbin Winding
  • Faults and Rectifications in a Sewing Machine
  • Sewing Equipment / Stitching Auxiliaries
  • Sewing Mechanism
    • Needle Types
    • Bobbin and Bobbin Case Functions
  • Basic Hand Stitches
  • Stitching Practice on Paper - Geometrical patterns
  • Stitching Practice on Muslin- Geometrical patterns
  • Different Types of Seams, Pleats, Tucks, Plackets, Pockets, Necklines
  • Garment Stitching of Saree Petticoat
  • Garment Stitching of Frock, Skirt & Top, Salwar & Kameez, Saree Blouse
Merchandising & Apparel Industry  
  • Introduction to Garment Industry
  • Levels of Fashion Industry
  • Marker planning and its benefits
  • Introduction to Merchandising
  • Types of Merchandising
  • Definition, Role, Scope of a Merchandiser
  • Market Segmentation and its benefits
  • Visual Merchandising and its types
  • Quality Controlling
  • Marketing
Pattern Drafting & Manipulation  
  • Standard Measurements
  • Technical terms in Tailoring
  • How to take Body Measurements
  • Drafting the Basic Pattern Set – Child’s Bodice (Front & Back)
  • Different Types of Child's Sleeves & Collars
  • Jumpsuit
  • Layout of Frock
  • Petticoat
  • Slash and Spread Technique
  • Different Types of Skirts
  • Adult's Bodice Block
  • Gent's Shirt & Pants
  • Different Types of
    • Sleeves & Collars
    • Salwar & Kameez
    • Nighty
    • Gown
  • Kurtas, Pyjama
  • Saree Blouse
History of World Costumes  
  • History of Indian Costume
  • Saree, Ghagha
  • Orhna, Sarong
  • Costume in Different States of India
  • History of American Costume
  • History of French Costume
  • History of Greek Costume
  • History of Egyptian Costume
  • Traditional Jewellery of India
    • Sarpech, Kada
    • Nath or Nathini
    • Oodiyanam
  • Karamphool Jumka
  • Hath Phool Jhumka
  • Jada Nagam, Pazeb
  • Linga Patanka Muthu Mala
  • Chandrahar
  • Vanki, Shinka
Fabric Science & Textile Process  
  • Introduction to Textile Fibres
  • Definition and Sources of Textile Fibres
  • Classification of Textile Fibres
  • Properties of Textile Fibres
  • Different Types of Fibres
    • Natural Fibres
    • Manmade Fibres
  • Cotton, Silk, Wool
  • Rayon, Polyester
  • Yarn, Fabric
  • Fabric Finishing
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Assessment, Certification & Affiliations
Bharath Sevak Samaj (BSS)
Students are assessed based on assignments, projects, seminar session, presentations and final examination. All students will have to appear for the final examination conducted at Chavara Cultural Centre (Head Office) during the end of the course. Students have to secure a minimum of 40% marks for all subjects separately in their final examination to obtain the certificate. Waves Institute of Fashion Designing conducts various courses in the field of Fashion, Dress and Costume Designing and has multiple affiliations. The certificate for Advanced Diploma in Fashion Designing course is issued by Bharat Sevak Samaj Vocational Education (National Development Agency, Established in 1952 by the Planning Commission, Govt. of India)
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Waves Institute of Fashion Designing plays host to many leading fashion ventures from various sectors which includes E-commerce, Wedding Centres, Garment Industries, Fashion Boutiques, Textile Industries and many more. Recruiters represent a wide range of industries, and they offer diverse job roles across various segments. Waves Institute of Fashion Designing had a job placement record of 93.7 % in the year 2019.

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About Waves Institute of Fashion Designing

Waves Institute is a leading Design College in Kerala which was established in 2009 as an independent Design Institute in Kozhikode. WIFD has been offering creative education for the past 12 years. Waves Institute of Fashion Designing has been awarded INTERNATIONAL PRIDE AWARDS 2021 by Top Gallant Media, New Delhi for the category - "BEST FASHION DESIGNING INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN OF THE YEAR". We started our institute with the aim to fill the gap between industry and design by providing excellent learning atmosphere to our students. Here at our institute, we motivate every individual to fulfill her unique and beautiful dreams and also mould her to be a fashion professional. We conduct Advanced Diploma in Fashion Designing, Certificate in Costume & Dress Designing, Certificate in Fashion Merchandising & Boutique Management courses.
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Students Testimonials

Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Pattambi, Palakkad
Asalatha V J's Testimonial'
    
# Dedicated Teaching # Proud
I'm happy to be a part of Waves Institute of Fashion Designing. It was a wonderful experience and their teaching was so dedicated. Thank you so much WIFD. I feel extremely proud to be a part of Waves Institute of Fashion Designing.
2017-18 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Perambra, Kozhikode
Celine Chacko's Testimonial'
    
# Own Wedding Dress # Perfect
I think I should say that, for me it is before and after WIFD. Earlier, I missed completeness and perfections in my works which was later cleared by well experienced teachers at WIFD. The friendly atmosphere helped me to know the world of designing and cleared all my doubts in that. WIFD made my works, look complete and perfect. The greatest achievement was that, I made my own Wedding Dress, which everyone admired...
2017-18 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Kakkodi, Kozhikode
Lijina Shirin's Testimonial'
    
# Career # Best
I got many suggestions to choose an Institute, and I was very confused. Initially I was nervous about Waves Institute but as soon as I joined there I realized that this is one of the best and amazing institutes. I'm glad to be there and I started to build my career. Each and everyone was sincere, especially Fajna Miss. Thank you WIFD for making me a Designer. Thank you all for fulfilling my passion towards Fashion Designing and I also have earned a lot of friends too
2017-18 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Bayankavu, Calicut
Sneha P K's Testimonial'
    
# Best Institution # Dedicated Teachers
Best institution... It was a great experience with Waves Institute of Fashion Designing. Teachers here are very dedicated especially Mothi Ma'am and Prakashini Ma'am
2018-19 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Vadakara, Kozhikode
Jamana C K's Testimonial'
Jamana's Voice
# Proud # Immense knowledge
It has been almost 8 years, since I pursued Fashion Designing Course from Waves Institute of Fashion Designing. Before joining, I did not even know the basics of Fashion Designing. I had only a vague idea that any common person would have until I joined there. Then I learned from the teachers what fashion and its scope are, what its possibilities are and so on. Later, I realized that it is an entirely different world. I have no words to describe the immense knowledge that all the teachers have given us about fashion in a year. If I have doubts about fashion, I refer to the notes given by them. For example, if I face any issues with the sewing machine, I refer to the notes given by Ma'm. I have no words to describe how much knowledge we gained during that one year of study about different dresses, fabrics and costumes of other states. When people ask me, where I did my course from, I feel very happy to mention the name of Waves Institute. I rarely visit Kozhikode, but whenever I pass in front of the institute, I feel very proud to be a part of WIFD.
2014-15 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Kuttikkattoor, Calicut
Saranya Ashokan's Testimonial'
    
# Passion # Career
From my very young age Fashion Designing was my passion. I was very excited to know more about Fashion Designing and I searched for the best institute in my hometown. One of my friend suggested, Waves Institute of Fashion Designing and choosing WIFD was the best decision in my life. Now I am working as a Fashion Designer in a Boutique. Thanks WIFD for building my career.
2019-20 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Malappuram
Claramma J's Testimonial'
    
# Job Opportunity # Higher Education
Joining Waves Institute was one the best decision I made. By joining Waves I had the opportunity to get a very good job. WIFD actually gave me hope about what higher education can do. I am extremely grateful that I had the chance to study in Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
2017-18 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Westhill, Calicut
Pooja Kallada's Testimonial'
    
# Encouraging # Supportive
My passion for Fashion Design started when I was 13 years old. Now I'm in this field for past 5 years. Waves Institute of Fashion Designing helped me to build my career. I'm absolutely happy with the course. The class timing was perfect for me. Their method of teaching was so good and the teachers were also so encouraging and supportive. Doing my dream job was the best thing I have ever done in my life, and I am proud to say that I have worked with wonderful designers from Calicut and Banglore. Thanks to Waves Institute for helping me to build my dream career
2015-16 batch
Study Centres for Fashion Designing Course
Chavara Cultural Centre (Head Office), Kozhikode
Chavara Cultural Centre (Head Office), Amalapuri, Kozhikode
Following the footsteps of the founder Fr. St. Chavara, the group of CMI people has been leading educational initiatives with the aim of aiding in social empowerment for several decades. Chavara Cultural Centre is devoted to the synthesis and development of art and culture. This organization has always been in the forefront, organizing programs to prepare the youth to face the challenges of life boldly.

Waves Institute of Fashion Designing has been conducting Fashion and Costume Designing, Art & Craft and Painting courses, since 2009 at its Head Office, Chavara Cultural Centre, Kozhikode.
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Providence Women's College, Malaparamba, Calicut
Providence Women's College, Malaparamba, Calicut
Providence Women's College is the oldest and the first Women's Arts and Science College in the Malabar region of Kerala, South India. Nestled atop the scenic Florican Hill, provides the ideal ambience for pursuits in education. Providence Women’s College, Calicut, Kerala, founded by the sisters of Apostolic Carmel came into being on 1st July, 1952. It was the sacred mission of Mother Veronica, to train young women who had embraced religious life and send them far and wide on vocations of service to the community.

Waves Institute of Fashion Designing has been conducting courses in Fashion and Costume Designing, since 2009 at Providence Women's College, Malaparamba, Calicut.
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