Our certificate course in Fashion Styling offers intensive training in key areas of the discipline. Aside from styling techniques, students will also acquire basic knowledge in "Fashion Photography", and "Make-up Techniques". This program provides access to industry experience and work opportunities in this lucrative industry. The course introduces the practice of Fashion Styling through a holistic approach, illustrating various areas where styling can be practiced.
For S.Y. 2021-2022, this program will be delivered through the SoFA C.R.E.A.T.E. (Collaborative Remote Experience through Art and Transformative Education) Program.
This course runs for 1 semester or approximately 4 to 5 months. The semester begins in February 2022.
After completion of this certificate, graduates can apply their knowledge by apprenticing under a stylist to gain more industry experience. They may also use their knowledge for personal styling, or establish a formal fashion styling practice.
The purpose of the course is to provide students with information and necessary know-how suitable for work in a creative environment particularly in a fashion/editorial photo shoot. This is accomplished by giving them insights and perspectives through lectures and hands-on activities. In this online course, students will learn the fundamentals of conceptualizing ideas for digital fashion photography, helping them develop knowledge in the proper use of lighting, composition, and story-driven photographs together with efficiently learning and understanding fashion imagery through hands-on training and instructor-led presentations.
The main objective of this course is for the students to have an overview of the world of retail and provides them a better understanding of different functions of fashion retailing. It aims to give students a deeper understanding of the global, high-tech and ever-evolving retail industry, which plays an integral role in both national and global economies. It also a course where students can learn about the various aspects of retail operations, and the responsibilities and challenges of starting and operating a fashion retail business. This online course is an overview of retailing as part of the Buying Cycle, specifically focused on the system of distributing and showcasing fashion and complementary products and services. Students will learn how to set-up, manage and operate fashion retailing businesses by immersing them with different business functions based on the 7P’s of the retail mix: (1) Product (Merchandise and Brand Management), (2) Price (Retail Pricing), (3) Promotions (Retail Communication Mix); (4) Place (Channel Selection including Physical and Digital Distribution Points), (5) Processes (Store Operations and Back-End Support Systems), (6) People (Human Resource Management and Customer Service) and (7) Physical Evidence (Store Design, Visual Merchandising and Brand Touchpoints). Its overarching framework is critical strategic decision-making focusing on key issues such as selection of target markets, developing sustainable comparative advantage, and building an organizational structure to support strategic direction. This course requires students to develop a strategic retail plan anchored on a unique fashion concept.
The course aims to provide awareness to the students who are taking up fashion courses. Since the fashion and beauty industries are closely related, there is a need for fashion students to acquire ample understanding of what the beauty industry is all about. The course is also focused on the fundamentals of make-up application: from the theories to understanding how make-up products and tools work, as well as the aspects of make-up applications: how to create make-up for print, live shows, TV and film formats.
Fashion Styling | Fridays | 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Fashion Photography | Thursdays | 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Make up Techniques | Mondays | 6:00PM - 9:00PM
NOTE: Class schedules may change without prior notice. Our Admissions Office will be in touch with enrolled students for any updates or changes to this class schedule.
Enrolling students have the option to settle tuition for this course in full upon enrollment, or avail of our 2-part Installment Plan or Bukas Installment Plan. Please click on the appropriate payment term upon checkout to confirm your initial enrollment.
- Full Payment
- Upon Enrollment: PHP 48,384
- 2-Part Installment Plan
- Upon Enrollment: PHP 24,942
- May 1, 2022: PHP 24,942
- 12-Part Installment Plan (via Bukas)
- Your monthly payment will be computed and reflected on your account on the Bukas website or app. (https://bukas.ph/partners/sofa/)
- If you select this installment plan, please choose "Bukas Tuition Installment Plan" as your mode of payment upon checkout.
For students availing the 2-part Installment Plan or the Bukas Installment Plan, succeeding payments may be settled directly with our Finance Office. Post-dated checks will be required for all installment plans. For more information, kindly email email@example.com.
NOTE: Tuition and applicable fees for this course have been adjusted for the 1st semester of S.Y. 2021-2022 in view of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.