Fashion Technology and Design Program

Confident Fashion Designer Using Digital Tablet In Workshop

Have you ever dreamed of getting your start in the fashion industry but didn’t know where to begin?

Get trained in Fashion Technology & Design at A-Technical College (ATC) and master the process, skills and language of fashion design from concept through production to marketing. This dynamic program features industry-relevant education and training using leading-edge technology, understanding all levels of design from color theory to marketing including an externship for hands-on experience and real life training.

After completing your fashion technology and design program, you’ll master skills such as:

  • Identifying the details of apparel conceptualization, illustration, construction and merchandising of garments; and the techniques and methods used in a professional fashion design environment
  • Applying measurement to a mannequin and/or body to attain the methods and procedures to create high quality garments
  • Use of a computer system in pattern maker grading and marker (TUKA TECH)

Fashion Technology & Design Program Diploma Objective

900 clock hours – 24 semester credit units, including 180 hours of externship 5 hours per day – Monday through Friday

Courses Include:

  • Introduction to Fashion & Design
  • Fabrics, Textiles & Color Theory
  • Business Math
  • Apparel Management Technology
  • Marketing & Merchandising
  • Computerized Pattern Maker Technology & Design

The Fashion Technology and Design Program will teach the student valuable skills required in the dynamic and growing apparel industry in Los Angeles, including competencies in identifying the details of apparel conceptualization, illustration, construction and merchandising of garments; and the techniques and methods used in a professional fashion design environment. The program also focuses on teaching the basic principles of pattern making which are utilized for both flat and computerized pattern making.

The student will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to immediately begin their career upon graduation. Graduates may work as assistant fashion designer, fashion illustrator, pattern maker (flat & computerized), computer-assisted marker & grader, sample maker, costume attendant, fashion merchandiser, textile merchandiser, assistant fashion director, production manager, apparel buyer, and retail sales associate.


Interested in a Fashion Technology and Design Program Career?

Training for a new career is easier than you think! Contact one of our Admissions Representatives today at (213)747-8292 to learn more about our programs.

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