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.

French Curve by Anjali Sharma, Kitex Garments Ltd, Louis Philippe, Klum - The Kalamkari Store, Silky Weddings, Teekay - The Bridal Heritage, Kalyan Kendra - Silks & Sarees, Ferra - International Boutique, Johra Bridal Studio are few of the top companies where our students have proved their excellence...

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
Vadakara, Calicut
Suhana P K's Testimonial'
    
# Passion # Good Experience
Fashion Designing is my passion, so I joined Waves Institute of Fashion Designing. Within the limited period of time, they helped me gain a lot of knowledge... It's a good institution and I had a good experience. The teachers are so kind and loving. Thank you!
2018-19 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Narikunni, Calicut
Binsiya K K's Testimonial'
    
# Dreams # Lifelong Passion
Studying Fashion Designing was my lifelong passion. So I came to the Waves Institute of Fashion Designing, a place where I gained and applied a lot of knowledge. I realized that age or limitations were not a barrier to achieve desires and I learned a lot about fabrics and clothing.
2017-18 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Westhill, Calicut
Shannu Majeed's Testimonial'
    
# Passionate # Inspiration
I would highly recommend Waves Institute of Fashion Designing for someone passionate about the fashion industry. It is an insightful course to deepen inside the fashion world, through history, identity, sustainability and much more. Very friendly and well experienced faculties. I really enjoyed this course. It opened my thoughts and provided a lots of new inspiration.
2019-20 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Kottayam
Ammu P S's Testimonial'
    
# Happy # Nice Experience
I am very happy to be a part of Waves Instituite of Fashion Designing. It was a nice experience and teaching was very dedicated. Thank you.
2017-18 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Puthiyara, Calicut
Aiswarya T's Testimonial'
    
# Friendly # Strong foundation
I'm so happy to be a part of WIFD. I was able to gain a lot of knowledge about fashion from WIFD. Such a dedicated and friendly faculty. Especially Mothi miss, Fajna miss, Prakashini miss. They encouraged me a lot to improve my designing skills. I'm thankful to all teachers. This was literally a strong foundation for my future studies. Had a great experience...
2018-19 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Kollam
Anjali B V's Testimonial'
    
# Enthusiastic # Great Memories
I'm so happy to be a part of Waves Institute of Fashion Designing. The Institute taught me things far beyond bookish knowledge and took me a step ahead in my life. The atmosphere is filled with happiness and positivity. All the faculties are so enthusiastic and always ready to help the students. I will always be thankful to WIFD for making me successful and for giving me great memories.
2018-19 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Kakkodi, Kozhikode
Sonia Babu K's Testimonial'
    
# Professional # Passionate
It was a really good experience with WIFD. The teachers are professional, experienced and passionate in their field, and are always there to help, encourage and inspire you. The classes are relaxed yet productive, and are structured to meet individual student needs. I would highly recommend this course for someone passionate about the industry.
2017-18 batch
Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
Kozhikode
Swathi P's Testimonial'
    
# Happy # Sketching # Draping
I'm happy to be the part of Waves Institute of Fashion Designing. It really helped me, to step into the field of fashion. The faculty were very amazing and they taught us from the basic of Sketching to Draping. They also trained us, to be confident, so that we could present ourselves through seminars. Waves Institute focuses on teaching, from the basic tailoring stitches to fashionable Embroidery, Illustration, Pattern Making etc which help individuals to evolve as a Fashion Designer. It was a great experience with WIFD
2019-20 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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