Fashion Skills Technology

  • Barry Tech | Arts and HumanitiesFashion Design Technology in Long Island

  • About This Course

    Fashion is an exciting area of study with many career opportunities. The Fashion Skills Technology course will give students an overview of the fashion industry during a 900-hour program with the emphasis on the creative and retail end of fashion. Students who complete this course will be qualified to seek entry-level positions in fashion sales or career opportunities in the industry. Students in this course will develop a solid foundation in the practical skills they need to work in the fashion field. Students will be able to work in retail, aIteration’s and customer service. All students will use industry machines to sew and a virtual business program for marketing skills. Students will meet professionals from the fashion industry and take filed trips to learn about fashion careers. The course highlights careers as a stylist, sales manager, or sales assistants. At the end of the year all students will perform in the annual fashion show. This allows all students to showcase their garments and stylist techniques.
  • Young Designers Have the Opportunity to

    • Create their Own Original Designs (such as prom dresses and sportswear)
    • Model and Exhibit Completed Garments
    • Attend Guest Lectures delivered by Experienced Professionals

    Students Will Acquire Essential Fashion Skills, Including

    • Sketching and Illustration for Fashion Design
    • Garment Construction
    • Patternmaking for Shirts, Dresses and Skirts
    • Draping
    • Development of Slopers for Patterns and Original Design


  • Course Available: Grades 11–12
    Course Length: 2 years/CDOS Eligible  
    Location: Barry Tech


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