Diploma in Garment Design and Making

Tamilndu open university
Alagappa university
Bharathiar University
Madras university
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Diploma in Garment Design and Making

The fashion and garment industry has evolved to become an integral part of the modern lifestyle. We see numerous boutiques blooming every nook and corner to provide a unique variety of clothes. With such rapid developments, the garment sector is all set for tremendous growth in the coming years in India as well as abroad. This creates an increased demand for professionals at managerial and technical levels in the sector. To cater to the growing demand for professionals in the garment industry, institutes have started offering various garment designs and making courses.

The Diploma in Garment Design and Making course from Madras Institute of Fashion Technology (MFT) is specially created for people who want to get conversant with different garment designing techniques and become an expert in the industry. The course will foster your creativity and will help in developing the technical skills required to become a successful garment designer.

Diploma in Garment Design and Making Curriculum

Our curriculum is aimed at combining creativity with technical proficiency. The curriculum starts with exploring the essentials of human resource development in today’s global organizations. Best practices in industrial development, entrepreneurship development, maintaining physical and mental health, social responsibility, teamwork, and communication skills are discussed in detail. Current issues in the industry and market trends are examined. Students apply their knowledge using case studies.

The syllabus also includes core topics like pattern making, basic garment designing for men, women and children, garment production machinery & equipment, textile science, introduction to knitting, fabrication, different techniques of garment designing, usage of software in garment designing, computer science and information technology, apparel production and control, and costing. Students are taught through theoretical as well as hands-on training for an easy understanding of each concept.

PaperSubjectTotal Marks
1Human Resource Development100
2Textiles & Fashion Designing100
3Entrepreneurship Development & CAD100
4Textiles & Design (Practical)100
5Designing Children's Apparel & Women's Apparel (Practical)100

Diploma in Garment Design and Making Course Details

We offer tailor-made Diploma in Garment Design and Making course for students who aspire to make a mark in the fashion industry. Our course is industry-focused to help students understand the latest technologies, current market trends, and potential strategies to make the most of it.

The course places an emphasis on the fundamentals of tailoring, production, planning, costing, and management practices. The continuous interaction with the industry experts, fun and interesting assignments and industrial visits to leading manufacturing units create an enriching learning environment for the students.

Course Duration

The course duration of the Diploma in Garment Design and Making course is 1 year, divided into 2 semesters.

Course Eligibility

The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing the Diploma in Garment Design and Making course is a pass in H.Sc from any recognized board/council or a pass in a 3-year Diploma.

Lateral Entry

A pass in H.Sc + 3yrs Diploma in Textiles will be eligible for lateral entry.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to take up a career as costume designer, junior textile designer, quality controller in the textile industry, or become an entrepreneur by opening your own boutique.

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