Become a certified Fashion Designer. Follow one of our two course programs
that lead to a recognised professional qualification, the Licentiateship,
accredited by the Textile Institute in:
Apparel Product Development:
Both course programs are distance learning. They are delivered with the unique
Telestia Trainer and Telestia Creator learning and design multimedia software.
Tutor support for progress monitoring, feedback and assessment is provided
throughout the courses.
APD Design Technology focuses on fashion design studies. Possible career paths if you take this course are:
- • Fashion Designer
- • Freelance designer
- • Fashion Stylist
- • Fashion Consultant
- • Fashion brand designer
- • Technical Designer
When you register for the APD Design Technology course program you will
get the following eTelestia course modules and software:
- Telestia Trainer: Fashion Design Technical
- Telestia Trainer: Fashion Design Creative
- Telestia Trainer: Pattern Making
- Telestia Trainer: Sewing
- Telestia Trainer: Road to Fashion
- Telestia Trainer: Virtual Factory
- Telestia Creator: CAD Fashion Design
- Telestia Creator: CAD Pattern Making
The full course program duration is 2 years or 70 weeks. You can register and begin the program at any time in the year.
Payment in full (5% discount):
||2175€ - 5% = 2066€
||1735€ - 5% = 1648€
||throughout the 2 years
||3910 - 5% = 3714€
Alternative payment plan:
||throughout the 2 years
When you register for this accredited course you will receive a Starter Pack
with the learning and drafting materials necessary for your studies. A detailed
timetable and study guide will also be sent to you. These will:
- - introduce how the course is organised in Learning Packages,
- - show which path to follow in your study course,
- - explain what to expect from each Learning Package,
- - suggest how you should practice and what kind of exercises to hand in, and
- - indicate by when you have to complete each module.
During the course duration we will provide you with online Tutor support.
You can contact your Tutor through the Student Area in our website and ask
questions and advice pertaining to the course. The course is generally hands-on
and as you progress you can send your work (per email or per post) to your
Tutor, who will monitor your progress and provide you with feedback on your
As you complete each part of the course, the level of your knowledge and skills
will be assessed through a number of tests in the form of general and/or multiple
choice questions and projects. When you have successfully completed every assessment
you will be ready for accreditation and for professional practice.
At the end of the course, you can apply to the Textile Institute to
receive your accredited qualification, the Licentiateship. Our
College is listed as SITAM AB School of Fashion Design & Applied
Arts in the list of accredited educational institutions.
Here you will find more information regarding the route to achieve your Textile Institute LTI qualification through your studies on the eTelestia APD: Clothing courses (Route b).
The full course is accredited by the Textile Institute based in the UK and recognised worldwide. Each course/module you completed will be considered as part of the full course Accredited by the Textile Institute that is run by our school. The courses accredited by the Textile Institute are recognised worldwide please find attached a list of some of the establishments which award qualifications which have been accredited as fulfilling the academic requirements for Associateship (CText ATI) and/or Licentiateship (LTI) of The Textile Institute. The full list of accredited qualifications is available from TI International upon request.