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November Batch

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Batch Commences: 19th Nov 2022

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Admissions Closed

Batch Commences: 17th Sept 2022

Diploma in Fashion Design

This one-of-a-kind course will prepare students for careers in apparel manufacturing, production, and technical design.

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Last date of submitting applications: 30th Sept’22

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Limited Merit Based Scholarships upto Rs 10,000

1 Year
06:00 hours per week
Live Virtual Classes

Course Insights

To be a good fashion designer, one ought to learn this craft well. This programme prepares young managers, professionals, and entrepreneurs to deal with diverse responsibility in the fashion sector with the help of essential tools and best business practices.

  • Course Highlights
      • Duration- 1 Year
      • Live Virtual Classes
      • Learn From Industry Experts
      • Recorded Video Lectures
      • Downloadable Content / E-Workbooks
      • Live Doubt-clearing Sessions
      • AAFT Alumni Status
      • Placement Assistance
      • Digital Verified Certification
  • What you will learn
    • In this course, you will explore the fundamental concepts of fashion design and examine the work of several notable fashion designers.

      You will also have a thorough understanding of:

      • Building a basis for design
      • Garment Construction
      • Fashion Illustration
      • Fashion Marketing
      • PR or Merchandising
  • Pre-Requisites
    • Before you start with the course, you must have:

      • Flair for creativity
      • Basic knowledge of textile (Fabrics)
      • To be able to draw, either by hand or on the computer
      • Good communication skills
      • Keen interest in trends & pattern

Career Prospects

After completing a fashion design degree, there are plenty of opportunities that aspirants can grab. Some of them are:


Production Manager

Independent Designer

Collection Director


Jumpstarting Your Career

We promise to help our students explore their potential by providing 100% Placement Assistance. You will get an opportunity to be a part of one-of-its-kind placement drives with well-known creative industry figures and businesses. We work hard to ensure that our students make the best decisions to succeed in their careers.
Career Mapping & Career Counselling
Resume Building & Review Sessions
Soft Skills & Personality Development
Interview Enhancement & Training Sessions
Expert Mentoring
Placement Drive
How it works
Fill up application form

Apply by filling a simple online application form.

Interview Process

If the application is shortlisted, go through a screening call with the Admission Director's office.

Join the program

An offer letter would be rolled out to the select few candidates. Secure your seat by paying the admission fee.

Upcoming Application Deadline: 30th Sept’22

Our Admissions will close once the requisite number of learners enroll for the upcoming batch. Apply early to secure your seat.

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Batch Commencement Date: 19th November 2022

Course Synopsis

Our Fashion Design course is about helping students to hone their digital and hand-crafting skills. The course will encourage them to become innovative, pragmatic, and creative fashion professionals.

  • Course Orientation
    3 Lectures
    06:00 Hours
    • Let's Begin

      Course Induction

      Know Your Platform

      Faculty Introduction

      Introduction to communication

      Importance and impact to communication

  • Module 1 - Design 1
    4 Lectures
    08:00 Hours
      • 1.1. Elements & Principles of Design

      • 1.2. Introduction to Fashion

      • 1.3. Inspirations & concepts

      • 1.4. Visual Presentations- Boards & Art Plates

      • Module 1 – Assignment

      • Survey End of Module 1

  • Module 2 - History of Fashion
    5 Lectures
    14:00 Hours
      • 2.1. History of Indian Costume

      • 2.2. Indian Designers

      • 2.3. History of World Fashion

      • 2.4. 20th Century Fashion

      • 2.5. Global Designers

      • Module 2 – Assignment

      • Survey End of Module 2

  • Module 3 – Portfolio
    4 Lectures
    25:00 Hours
      • 3.1. Case Study

      • 3.2. Fashion Forecasting

      • 3.3. Range Development (Project Based)

      • 3.4. Project

      • Module 3 – Assignment

      • Survey End of Module 3

  • Module 4 - Fashion Illustration
    10 Lectures
    26:00 Hours
      • 4.1. Introduction to the Female Anatomy, Body Parts and Muscles

      • 4.2. Defining Silhouettes

      • 4.3. Understanding Postures

      • 4.4. Flat Drawings

      • 4.5. Introduction to Stylized Illustration

      • 4.6. Exaggerated Fashion Illustration

      • 4.7. Illustrating with Alternative Materials

      • 4.8. Creating Look Books

      • 4.9. Portfolio

      • Module 4 – Assignment

      • Survey End of Module 4

  • Module 5 - Pattern Making - I (Women's)
    6 Lectures
    24:00 Hours
      • 5.1. Introduction to Basic Bodice Block (1/4 Size)

      • 5.2. Dart Manipulations & Variations

      • 5.3. Necklines, Collars, Pockets and Sleeves

      • 5.4. Introduction to Basic Skirt Block

      • 5.5. Dart Manipulations & Variations

      • Module 5 – Assignment

      • Survey End of Module 5

  • Module 6 - Garment Construction - I (Women's)
    6 Lectures
    23:00 Hours
      • 6.1. Introduction to Sewing Machine, Tools and Equipment

      • 6.2. Different Seam & Hem Types & Samples

      • 6.3. Constructing a 1/4th Size Bodice with Sleeves

      • 6.4. Constructing a 1/4th Size Skirt

      • 6.5. Specification Sheets

      • Module 6 – Assignment

      • Survey End of Module 6

  • Module 7 - Textiles - I (Theory Based)
    7 Lectures
    26:00 Hours
      • 7.1. Introduction to Textiles

      • 7.2. Classification of Fibers & Yarns

      • 7.3. Basics of Weaving & Knitting (Production)

      • 7.4. Introduction to Sustainability

      • 7.5. Introduction to Dyeing & Printing

      • 7.6. Introduction to Indian Textiles & Embroideries

      • Module 7 – Assignment

      • Survey End of Module 7

  • Module 8 - CAD (PowerPoint, Microsoft Paint, Canva)
    8 Lectures
    26:00 Hours
      • 8.1. Introduction to PowerPoint

      • 8.2. Introduction to Paint

      • 8.3. Introduction to Canva

      • 8.4. Canva Tools

      • 8.5. Canva Presentations

      • 8.6. Introduction to Corel Draw and Its Tools

      • 8.7. Drawing the Female Croqui

      • 8.8. Drawing Apparel for Women

      • Module 8 – Assignment

      • Survey End of Module 8

  • Module 9 – PORTFOLIO
    4 Lectures
    12:00 hours
      • Business of Making and Selling Fashion

      • Globalization of the Fashion Industry

      • Ready to Wear vs. Haute Couture

      • Consumer Behavior

      • Fashion Marketing





      • Survey End of Module 9

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Student Reviews

  • The course was good & the teachers & the learning experience is amazing

    Tejaspreet Kaur

  • A very good learning platform. Good faculty. Effective recorded sessions in the LMS portal. Weekend classes are highly remarkable. All the questions were properly answered. The assignments are really helping us to do self analysis and research on topics.

    Krishna P M

  • The AAFT team has been very supportive to me. My doubts were clarified and problems were solved promptly. Overall, I had having a great learning experience.

    Swagata Mishra

  • The mentors in the Diploma in Fashion Designing would help resolve my queries in a very short period of time. Teaching methods are very simple, crisp & to the point

    Swagata Mishra


AAFT will help you become a certified Fashion Designer


Know Our Experts

The Experts at AAFT Online bring a blend of professional experience and academic expertise to provide you with the right skills to become a market ready professional!

Deepika Deepti

CEO of Bhaane

A renowned name of the Indian fashion retail landscape, Deepika Deepti, is the current CEO of Bhaane. She completed her education with a particular focus in Fashion Design and Accessory Design from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi.

Nida Mahmood

Fashion Designer

Nida is an artist and a designer from NIFT with 18 years of experience in Fashion industry. She was awarded the “Most Creative Design Collection” in 2002. Her works have been showcased in 7 fashion weeks. She is also called the Queen of Indian Kitsch, .

Shilpa Kalra Sahni

Designer and Founder of Wasabi

20 years of experience in the fashion industry and with various corporates like William E Connor, The Hilt. A graduate from Delhi University, Pearl Academy of Fashion, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York and Hogeschool Van Amsterdam.

Anila Sharma

Fashion Expert

Her expertise are in the field of Fashion, Textile and Jewelry Design. She has an extensive industry and training experience of over 28 years. She is also associated with Apparel Made Ups and Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council and Management and Entrepreneurship Sector Skill Council as an Assessor, Government of India

Course Fees
INR 1,20,000 (inc. taxes)
No Cost EMI's available
Do you have any questions?
  • Eligibility
    • What is the Eligibility for the Diploma in Fashion Design?

      Candidates who have completed their 12th with a minimum of 50% passing marks are eligible for the program.

    • I am not from a fashion background. Can I Join?

      The program by design does not require one to have a prior fashion experience. The program’s for if you have the interest and want to make a mark in the fashion industry. Please contact the admissions team for more information.

    • Do candidates need to bring their own laptop?

      Candidates need to have their own laptops, also the technology requirement shall be shared at the time of enrolment.

  • Program Details
    • What will my learning schedule be like?

      You will learn the concepts involved through both Live Virtual Classes plus the pre-recorded content.

    • Who would be the faculty?

      The faculty would involve some of the biggest names from the Fashion Industry. Some of the top fashion designers would also contribute to your learning by sharing their own experiences.

    • Will the content be available after the course is completed?

      We believe that learning is continuous and hence all learning material – recordings of the lectures, online content and supporting material will be available through the online platform for 1 year post completion of the program.

    • How will I be evaluated during the program?

      In this holistic and rigorous course, you will be evaluated continuously. All quizzes, assignments, attendance and projects are used to evaluate and monitor your progress towards the desired learning outcomes.

    • Will there be placements at the end of the course?

      The course would end with proper placement drives at the end of the program. We would start with Resume Building, Interview Preparation Workshops and then finally connecting you to potential recruiters.

  • Fee Related Queries
    • Will I have to spend more on other material?

      All the required content is included in the Course Fees.

    • Will there be any financial assistance?

      We have tie ups with Eduvanz, Early Salary for providing Education Loans