NORTH WEST SCHOOL OF DESIGN is an International Fashion College for a Licentiateship in Fashion.
North West School of Design is now a delegated authority, approved by City & Guilds of London to register, assess and recommend candidates for the City & Guilds Licentiateship which is run as part of the City & Guilds Professional Recognition Awards suite. The awards are offered in industrial, business and professional fields and once achieved holders of the Licentiateship are entitled to use the designatory letters ‘LCGI’ and to wear the approved City & Guilds gown, hood and mortar board.
Licentiateship – Definition: Oxford Dictionaries.com http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/american_english/licentiate
Licentiate: Syllabification: li•cen•ti•ate – Pronunciation: /līˈsenSH(ē)it/
Noun: The holder of a certificate of competence to practice a certain profession. (In certain universities, especially in Europe) a degree between that of bachelor and master or doctor. The holder of a licentiate degree.
Derivatives: licentiateship – Pronunciation: /-ˌSHip/
From 1998 to 2012, NORTH WEST SCHOOL OF DESIGN has successfully offered a
Both these 3 year fulltime courses have been developed with the vision that South African Fashion education not only needed to
December 2015, NORTH WEST SCHOOL OF DESIGN obtained approval to include the 4th year of ‘study’ as a vocational year where students complete their 4th year of study within the fashion industry within their specialized field of either design or fashion communication and buying. This ‘working year’ leads to the assessment of the Level 4 Licentiateship in Fashion.
To succeed in today’s fashion world, designers need to do more than sketch garments, buy fabrics and meet with clients.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
To remain an International Fashion College that serves the global, respective industries by providing well trained and motivated professional designers and artists that the related industries
OUR LEGAL STATUS
All our courses involve input from distinguished professionals, specialists and consultants, from the design, art, décor and educational fields, locally and abroad. This ensures that our courses are
This aligns well with North West School of Design’s mission to ensure our curriculum caters for future designers and fashion professionals who are globally
HOW EMPLOYERS VIEW CITY & GUILDS INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
• Having a City & Guilds qualification enhances one’s career prospects
• City & Guilds qualifications are an excellent recruitment benchmark for the industry
• City & Guilds qualifications are an excellent training solution for employers
• Outstanding learners for a relevant City & Guilds qualification will be considered for a placement
• Applications are welcome from City & Guilds graduates seeking work within the sector
• Priority will be given to applicants with a City & Guilds qualification when recruiting
Our greatest success story is the achievements of our students and staff. The number and variety of competitions and awards they have won, nominations and their employment records
Wikipedia – City And Guilds of London Institute – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_and_Guilds_of_London_Institute#Higher_level_qualifications
Professional Recognition Awards
(Former Senior Awards) As of Aug
These qualifications are ideal for those working at the highest professional levels in any role or sector and looking for an accredited qualification to provide recognition of their knowledge and skills.
Licentiateship LCGI – level 4
The learner would typically: have first-line responsibility for managing day-to-day activities; manage resources in own area of responsibility; constructively work with others to develop and maintain good working relationships; develop and maintain good customer relationships; identify and access opportunities for professional development; be able to apply professional standards in own area of responsibility; take into account the views and perspectives of others in decision-making; communicate effectively and manage information in line with organisational and legal requirements; consistently meet aims and objectives; exercise autonomy and judgment in work role; and address problems that are well-defined but non-routine. Applicants must provide evidence that they have performed competently in a relevant work environment. Evidence of industrial achievement may take the form of an industrial qualification (e.g. an industry-recognised apprenticeship) or confirmation from a current or recent employer of at least five years’ appropriate employment.