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Fashion Career Pathways: Upskilling with WSQ Fashion Courses by FMS

Fashion Career Pathways: Upskilling with WSQ Fashion Courses by FMS

Hello Fashion Makers! Are you ready to immerse yourself in the dynamic world of fashion? A diverse career path awaits those with a passion for design, construction and getting the perfect fit!

Whether your dream is to become a skilled seamstress, a meticulous patternmaker or a fashion designer, the fashion industry offers a plethora of opportunities for you to explore. With the right skills and knowledge, WSQ (Workforce Skills Qualifications) courses can be your secret ticket to success in these exciting career paths!

Exploring Fashion Careers

Picture yourself as a fashion designer, channelling your creativity into captivating designs that grace the runways and redefine trends. Or envision yourself as a skilled seamstress, infusing every stitch and seam with precision to ensure each garment is flawless. And let’s not forget about patternmakers, the unsung heroes who transform sketches into tangible patterns that serve as the blueprint for garment construction. These roles offer just a glimpse into the vibrant fashion landscape awaiting passionate individuals like you!

Here are some other exciting roles:

Fashion Designer


Sample Maker

Atelier Seamstress/Tailor

Costume Designer

Textile Designer

Fashion Educator

Independent Fashion Entrepreneur

WSQ Courses We Offer

At Fashion Makerspace we provide a range of WSQ Courses tailored at both Basic and Intermediate skill levels. Depending on your interests and skill level, you can select the course that aligns best with your aspirations!

Basic Level:

[WSQ] Fabric Studies and Fashion Production (Design, Draft & Sew Top & Skirt)

[WSQ] Fabric Studies and Fashion Production (Design, Draft & Sew Dress)

Intermediate Level:

[WSQ] Fabric Studies and Fashion Production (Womenswear Pants)

[WSQ] Fabric Studies and Fashion Production (Couture Cheongsam)

How Our WSQ Courses Can help You Upskill Yourselves

Let’s delve into how our WSQ Courses can mark the beginning of your fashion journey, equipping you with the necessary skills and knowledge needed to enter the fashion industry. From mastering fabric knowledge to developing sewing skills and perfecting fitting techniques, WSQ Courses offer hands-on training and industry-relevant skills.

Fabric Knowledge & Its Applications

Fabric knowledge serves as the foundation for every aspect of garment making, from selecting the right materials to understanding their properties and characteristics. Our WSQ courses allow you to establish an understanding of materials used in fashion, in turn equip you with the expertise needed to make informed decisions when selecting and determining suitability of materials for your designs. Additionally, with a good grasp of fabric knowledge, it helps you to navigate the diverse array of textiles available in the local market. Whether it’s incorporating traditional prints or experimenting with sustainable textiles, fabric knowledge is key to achieve your desired outcome.

Mastering Sewing techniques

Sewing is the heart and soul of garment making and our WSQ courses are here to help you master the art of sewing! Essential for anyone aspiring to become a skilled seamstress or fashion designer, our WSQ courses offer comprehensive training in basic to advanced sewing techniques including operating the sewing and overlock machines correctly. Expert guidance ensures you can seamlessly add zippers, overlock edges and apply interfacing, enhancing the professional finish of your garments.

Perfecting Fitting Skills

Achieving the perfect fit is crucial in fashion, and fitting skills are highly valued across the industry. Our WSQ Courses provide specialised training in garment fitting, alterations and draping techniques which will allow you to have the skills to craft pieces that not only look stunning but also fit to complement every curve and contour.

Embark On Your Fashion Journey Today!

There you have it – a glimpse into the world of fashion careers and how our WSQ courses can elevate your skills and knowledge needed to thrive in this dynamic and ever-evolving sector! So why wait? Take the first step towards your fashion career today and discover what the fashion world has in store for you!



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