The National Vocational Certificate in Fashion Design is designed to produce skilled workers capable of designing, producing and marketing fashion products.
A certificate holder of this programme should be able to
Create collections of garment
Perform all process of garment pattern making
Properly lay and cut materials using the patterns made
Effectively use sewing machines to construct garments
Check for correct fit of the garments
Check for faults on examined finished garment for quality certification
Package finished product for sale
Produce fashion accessories and Market the produced garment and accessories
The minimum entry qualification into the National Vocational Certificate in Fashion design programme is Post basic Education Certificate (Post JSS).
STRUCTURE OF PROGRAMME
The National Vocational Certificate (NVC) Fashion Design Programme is in flexible modular form, and is structured to have three parts (i.e. NVC Part I, NVC Part II, and NVC Final) each taken in a span of one year. Each part shall have a cogent and flexible structure and content that would allow the trainee a practical working skill unit and the possibility to exit at that level.
Each part incorporates six months intensive training in the school and three months of supervised industrial work experience (SIWES).
In a 14 weeks term, 12 weeks will be for academic activities while 2 weeks will be for registration and evaluation. For a 40hrs week, 6hrs will be for core theory courses; 2hrs General education courses and 32 hrs will be for practical.
The National Vocation Certificate Examination must be externally moderated. In grading the awards; theory shall constitute- 20%, practicals- 50% and SIWES- 30%.