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North West School of Design | Courses | Fashion Designing Courses

This website is home to a whole range of information and photos; please click on the options above and below to start your journey. Every day is OPEN DAY at NWSD! Yes, you can visit us anytime during the year, especially when classes are in full swing as we believe that this is when you learn best about how we do things around here. At the same time, we invite you to connect with us on facebook, Twitter and YouTube!

How to apply for the 2020 fashion class.

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Full-Time Courses

08h30 to 16h00 Monday to Friday


Teaching and Learning material for self study


Short Courses

One month or Two month courses, Twice Weekly, 17h30 to 19h00

Off-site Training

Portable Skills Training, Training on your turf for groups of 8 and more


North West School of Design

From 1998 to 2012, NORTH WEST SCHOOL OF DESIGN has successfully offered a 2 year diploma course in Clothing Design & Technology as a private FET (Further Education & Training) college. In 2012, NORTH WEST SCHOOL OF DESIGN changed its status from FET to INTERNATIONAL with the registration and accreditation with City and Guilds of London.

NORTH WEST SCHOOL OF DESIGN offers a variety of part time courses but our main focus is the full-time training of future fashion professionals in either Fashion Design or Fashion Management & Communication (&buying).


Fun, exciting, confidence-boosting, time saving and easy are but a few words that are now synonymous with my experience using the X!act Patternmaker.


The Modern Corsetiere, a training manual which serves as a teaching and learning guide for students at North West School of design, …




Design Your Price is a learning and teaching guide for seamstresses, fashion students, emerging designers as well as small independent fashion retailers.


This is more than just a book… this is a guide that will enable you to appeal to a specific target market using the fashion design principles, whether you are a designer, stylist, merchandiser, individual consumer or fashion student…