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Dressmaking and Alterations Option Certificate

Dressmaking and Alterations Option Certificate (sac.fdc.ca)

The certificate curriculum in dressmaking and alterations prepares students for employment in the alterations department of department stores or for the operation of their own business in dressmaking, tailoring, and alterations.
 

Certificate option in Dressmaking and Alterations can be earned through the completion of the following required courses:

​Course ​Name ​Units
Fashion Design Merchandising 052
OR
Knit Sewing​ 2​
Fashion Design Merchandising 055
Fashion Design Merchandising 056
Fashion Design Merchandising 057
Fashion Design Merchandising 103
Fashion Design Merchandising 105A
OR
Children's Clothing
Garment Alterations
Introduction to Pattern Drafting
Fashion Selection
Beginning Sewing​


1
3.5
3
3​

Fashion Design Merchandising 053
Fashion Design Merchandising 105B
Fashion Design Merchandising 106
OR
Introduction to Sewing
Intermediate Sewing
Advanced Sewing​
2
2
3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 106A
AND
Advanced Sewing​ 1.5​
Fashion Design Merchandising 106B
 Fashion Design Merchandising 107​
Advanced Sewing
Custom Tailoring
1.5
2​
TOTAL   18.5-19.5
 


Select three or more units from the following:

Course​ ​Name ​Units
Fashion Design Merchandising 058 Decorative Apparel

0.5

Fashion Design Merchandising 102 Promotion and Coordination 3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 104 Textile Fibers & Fabrics 3​
Fashion Design Merchandising 109​ Pattern Design​ 3.5​
Fashion Design Merchandising 113 Fashion Draping​ 3.5​
Fashion Design Merchandising 299 ​ Cooperative Work​ 1-4​
Business 170 Principles of Small Business Management​ 3​
TOTAL   ​ 22-24
 

Recommended electives:  FDM 005, 098, 198.