LISOF Fashion Design School and Retail Education Institute

LISOF Fashion Design School and Retail Education Institute

LISOF HAS THE REPUTATION OF BEING THE MOST PROGRESSIVE FASHION DESIGN SCHOOL AND RETAIL EDUCATION INSTITUTION IN AFRICA. OUR ALUMNI POPULATE FASHION AND RETAIL ENVIRONMENTS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD AND OUR DEGREES IN FASHION ARE WELL SOUGHT AFTER IN THE INDUSTRY.

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WE HAVE ACHIEVED THIS SUCCESS BY DEVELOPING A CURRICULUM THAT IS UNEQUALED IN ITS VARIETY AND DEPTH, BY EMPLOYING AND CONSULTING LEADERS AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF FASHION, RETAIL AND EDUCATION AND BY FOSTERING INDIVIDUALITY, INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY. STUDENTS CAN CHOOSE BETWEEN A DIPLOMA IN FASHION OR A DEGREE IN FASHION THAT IS UNRIVALED IN ITS SCOPE AND PRACTICAL APPLICATION.

WITH LISOF, YOU CAN CHOOSE FROM A DIVERSE ARRAY OF DISCIPLINES, FROM DESIGN TO MARKETING, STYLING TO BUYING, MERCHANDISING TO PHOTOGRAPHY, AND MANY MORE. AS A MEMBER OF THE LISOF COMMUNITY, YOU WILL EXPLORE, LEARN AND EXCHANGE IDEAS IN A DYNAMIC, INSPIRATIONAL ENVIRONMENT. STUDYING AT LISOF MEANS THAT YOU WILL NOT ONLY BE EDUCATED AT A PRESTIGIOUS FASHION DESIGN SCHOOL BUT YOU WILL ALSO BE EXPOSED TO THE INDUSTRY AND BE ABLE TO NETWORK WITHIN THE COMMUNITY.

  • LISOF and its full-time degrees and diplomas in fashion are accredited by the Council on Higher Education.
  • LISOF’s full-time programmes are registered on the South African Qualifications Authority’s (SAQA) National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
  • LISOF is registered with the Department of Education as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997 (Registration Certificate No. 2002/HE07/002).
  • LISOF is a member of the Association of Private Providers of Education, Training & Development.
  • LISOF is a member of the National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South Africa (NADEOSA).

C O U R S E   I N T A K E  S C H E D U L E  :

Class starts End January : BA Degree in Fashion, Diploma and BCom Degree in Fashion (All 3 year, full time) and BA Honours (1 year, full time) – Higher Certificate (1 Year, Full Time) and Short Courses (6 month cycles)

Courses Offered:

 

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Fashion

LISOF Campuses will reopen: 3rd January <<<

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE 15 December 2016

Strong at maths and flair for fashion? Then the BCom is the course for you to start your career in the business of fashion.

This programme offers a wide range of subject choices relating to fashion and retail, with a strong focus on the science, art and business of fashion. Our courses have been developed by leaders in fashion and retail with a view to giving you the most progressive and relevant education in the business. The programme specialises in fashion business disciplines, including financial management, marketing and brand management, cost accounting, logistics, planning, supply chain management, factory practice and trend analysis.

With a BCOM degree from LISOF, you’ll get an in depth understanding of the business of fashion which is adaptable to all areas of the fashion retail market. Our highly regarded formal courses are only a part of the learning experience we offer. At LISOF we expose you to the industry at large and make sure that you engage in real-life job situations.

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We arrange internships with top South African Brands and Retailers and involve you in events, where you can meet and be inspired by successful industry leaders, as well as gain the practical, on-the-job training that upon graduation, you will be equipped with skills and academic knowledge to impact the market place successfully.

CAREER PATHS

The BCOM opens up doors to the following careers:

Merchandise Planner, Sourcing and Logistics Co-ordinator, Allocation and Distribution Specialist, General / Multidisciplinary Manager, Supply Chain Management, Fashion Business-related Trends Analyst, Boutique Owner and so much more!

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REQUIREMENTS

The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) WITH exemption.

BCOM specific subject pre-requisite: Mathematics: Pure maths minimum result of 50% and maths literacy with a minimum result of 80%

AND a minimum of 55% for the LISOF BCom Assessment Test

If you are not sure if you qualify to apply and would like to book to write the LISOF BCOM Assessment test (free), please contact a Sales consultant in your preferred area:

Johannesburg Campus: 011 326 1698

Pretoria Campus: 012 342 0069

CERTIFICATION

LISOF and its full-time degrees and diplomas in fashion are accredited by the Council on Higher Education. LISOF’s full-time programmes are registered on the South African Qualifications Authority’s (SAQA) National Qualifications Framework (NQF). LISOF is registered with the Department of Education as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997 (Registration Certificate No. 2002/HE07/002). LISOF is a member of the Association of Private Providers of Education, Training & Development. LISOF is a member of the National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South Africa (NADEOSA).

DURATION

FIRST INTAKE : JANUARY : APPLY TODAY!

3 Years — Full time (NO part-time or online option available)

  • Higher Certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts in Fashion
  • BA Honours in Fashion
  • Diploma in Fashion
  • Short Courses

Higher Certificate

A Higher Certificate in Fashion from LISOF is a ONE YEAR – FULL TIME Course that will give you access to a broad array of career opportunities in the fashion and retail industries. Ideal for students who passed Matric, but without exemption. This programme offers you an introduction to the fundamentals of fashion practice. The Higher Certificate programme comprises of a fixed curriculum of eight courses thus providing you with a solid balanced foundation in all areas of the fashion industry – Commerce, Creative, Technical and Contextual.

*Note LISOF DOES NOT offer a National Senior Certificate course!

REQUIREMENTS

National Senior Certificate (Matric Certifcate) – NO EXEMPTION NEEDED!

OR

National Certificate Vocational (Min 30% for English)

OR

A qualification related to the proposed field of study achieved on NQF Level 4 OR be of mature age (23 years or older) with relevant work experience

OR

Admission via recognition or prior learning (RPL): Partial Exemption of courses; credit transfer or advanced standing.

AND No need to write an assessment test!

CERTIFICATION

With a LISOF qualification, you’ll be well ahead of the rest when it comes to bagging yourself that dream job! It will also provide seamless access* for successful graduates to the Diploma in Fashion or the Bachelor of Arts in Fashion programmes.Our courses have been developed by leaders in fashion and retail with a view to giving you the most progressive and relevant education in the business.

*Provided that performance requirements are met.

DURATION

It is a fully accredited ONE YEAR FULL TIME Programme that will provide you with the fundamentals of fashion practice.

Download the Course Brochure (see below) for more information regarding Subject Clusters and Admission Criteria.

For the Higher Certificate Fees please call Stephen: 011 326 1698. Download course brochure

Bachelor of Arts in Fashion

his programme offers a wide range of subject choices relating to fashion and retail, from the design disciplines through to business courses. Our courses have been developed by leaders in fashion and retail with a view to giving you the most progressive and relevant education in the business. Specialise in a variety of fashion disciplines, including fashion design, fashion buying and merchandising, fashion journalism, fashion photography, visual merchandising, styling, trend forecasting and fashion marketing. With a LISOF degree, you’ll be well ahead of the rest when it comes to bagging yourself that dream job. Our highly regarded formal courses are only a part of the learning experience we offer. At LISOF we expose you to the industry at large and make sure that you engage in real-life job situations. We hold workshops, arrange internships and involve you in events like Fashion Week where you can meet and be inspired by successful industry leaders. See downloadable attachment below.

Three Elective pathways include:

Path 1 – Fashion Design

Path 2 – Fashion Retail

Path 3 – Fashion Media

CAREERS IN FASHION

The LISOF BA Degree in Fashion opens up doors to the following exciting careers:

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Fashion Buyer, Fashion Designer, Visual Merchandiser, Retail Merchandiser, Trend Forecaster, Fashion Editor/Journalist, Fashion Photographer, Fashion Coordinator, Boutique Owner

REQUIREMENTS

/// The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with endorsement.

/// OR If you are at least 22 years of age, have a National Senior Certificate and have suitable work experience – you may be considered for RPL.

/// If you have completed parts of the learning programme at another institution, or in an aligned discipline, and wish to be considered for partial exemption from the learning programme courses or modules.

AND you need to write the LISOF BA Assessment Test (free)

If you are not sure if you qualify to apply and would like to book to write the free assessment test, please contact a Sales consultant at your preferred campus:

Johannesburg: 011 326 1698

Pretoria: 012 342 0069

CERTIFICATION

LISOF and its full-time degrees and diplomas in fashion are accredited by the Council on Higher Education. LISOF’s full-time programmes are registered on the South African Qualifications Authority’s (SAQA) National Qualifications Framework (NQF). LISOF is registered with the Department of Education as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997 (Registration Certificate No. 2002/HE07/002). LISOF is a member of the Association of Private Providers of Education, Training & Development. LISOF is a member of the National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South Africa (NADEOSA).

DURATION

 3 Years Full time

For the Fees overview please call:

Jhb Campus: 0113261698 /// Pta Campus: 0123420069

Download course brochure

Diploma in Fashion

This programme offers a wide range of subject choices relating to fashion and retail, from the design disciplines through to business courses. Our courses have been developed by leaders in fashion and retail with a view to giving you the most progressive and relevant education in the business. A Diploma in Fashion from LISOF will give you access to a broad array of career opportunities in the Fashion and Retail Industries. Our highly regarded formal courses are a part of the learning experience we offer. At LISOF, we expose you to the industry at large and make sure that you engage in real-life job situations. We hold workshops, arrange internships and involve you in events like Fashion Week where you can meet and be inspired by successful industry leaders.

REQUIREMENTS

  • National Senior Certificate or equivalent without endorsement. (Minimum achievement rating of ‘3’ [40 – 49%] in four or more NCS subjects + Life Orientation
  • National Certificate Vocational (minim achievement of 60% in three fundamental subjects i.e. Group A Fundamental Component [including the language of learning and teaching] + at least 70% in four compulsory vocational subjects i.e. Group B Vocational Component)
  • Mature age exemption: admission granted to students older than 23 years with relevant work experience with a National Senior Certificate.
  • Admission via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): partial exemption of courses; credit transfer; or advanced standing.
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PLEASE NOTE: Articulation from Diploma to Degree programmes are possible after the second year of study provided that performance criteria are met

CERTIFICATION

LISOF and its full-time degrees and diplomas in fashion are accredited by the Council on Higher Education. LISOF’s full-time programmes are registered on the South African Qualifications Authority’s (SAQA) National Qualifications Framework (NQF). LISOF is registered with the Department of Education as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997 (Registration Certificate No. 2002/HE07/002). LISOF is a member of the Association of Private Providers of Education, Training & Development. LISOF is a member of the National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South Africa (NADEOSA).

DURATION

3 Years Full time

For the Fees Overview, please call: 086 11 LISOF (54763)

Download course brochure

Short Courses

This programme offers a viable alternative to full-time study and has subjects relating to fashion. From the fashion design disciplines through to professional make-up techniques. Our courses have been developed by leaders in fashion and retail with a view to giving you the most progressive and relevant education in the business.

Register for one of our exciting Short Courses (6 month cycles):

  • MAKE-UP: After completing the Make-Up Short Course, you will understand the ‘language’ of make-up and styling, opening the door to make-up artist and styling work for advertising and magazine shoots, modelling agencies, movie, television and video production, fashion shows, salons, spas and theatre.

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  • FASHION DESIGN: After successful completion of the Fashion Design short course, you will have been introduced to the principles of design as well as some practical application of this knowledge. The course will give you the grounding to continue developing your skills on your own, perhaps leading to an exciting new career.
  • PATTERN MAKING: After successful completion of the Pattern Construction short course, you will be able to develop the patterns for a range of basic items or apparel. The principles and underscore pattern making will be taught. This course gives you a foundation to continue developing your pattern making knowledge and skills on your own, whereby you can make into a sustainable career.
  • GARMENT CONSTRUCTION (SEWING): Once completed the Garment Construction / Sewing short course, you will be able to make a range of basic garments and understand sewing principles that are needed when putting together a garment. The course will give you the grounding to develop your knowledge and skills, perhaps leading to an exciting new career.

SEND YOUR DETAILS (BELOW) AND A CONSULTANT WILL BE IN TOUCH!

REQUIREMENTS

These short courses are accessible to High School students and anyone interested in learning the basics in fashion/clothing construction.

(Minimum Grade 10 / 16 years).
No assessment test is required.

If you are not sure if you qualify to apply, contact our student admissions department: 011 326 1698 or send an email inquiry below.

CERTIFICATION

A Certificate of Completion will be given once short course is completed.

DURATION

6 MONTH Short courses are held over a period of 20 Saturday mornings

Two cycles: JULY intake and JANUARY intake

For fees, please call: 011 3261698

Contact of LISOF Fashion Design School and Retail Education Institute

Contact us for more details

Johannesburg

6 Eileen & Geneva Road
Blairgowrie
Tel: 086 11 LISOF(54763)
Fax: 011 326 1767

Pretoria

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367 Hilda St,
Hatfield
0028
Tel: 0123420069
Fax: 086 695 1843