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New Zealand Academy of Fashion

The Academy

Mission

Where Fashion Careers Begin

Vision
We aim to provide each student with personalised attention that will enable them to enter the fashion industry with the utmost expertise and confidence by equipping them with the skills and practical experience in the process from concept to design and execution.

Personalised attention to individual students in the small tutor to student ratio is vital to the philosophy of the Academy.
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Testimonials

2014-11-22 10.12.17
I took this course as I wanted the ability to design my own clothes, specifically for me, that fit!  This course has opened up a whole new word.  I expected to learn all about making blocks and what was promised on the website, and I got that and so much more.  I love having the ability to create my own designs and know how clothes are constructed.  I have recommened to a couple of friends that they should do this patternmaking course.  Its great that the classes are small and friendly and …
Jane Westaway - 10 Week Saturday Patternmaking

PAA\VQ-SET Diploma in Apparel Production (QCF)

NZ Academy of Fashion has Centre Approval from PAA\VQ-SET in the UK. We adhere to the strict policies of the Qualifications and Credit Framework. (QCF) is the national credit transfer system for education qualification in England, Northern Ireland and Wales.

Because of this affiliation the Academy does not operate within the NZQA framework. This means that students enrolled in any of our courses are NOT eligible for a student loan. NZAF does have interest free instalment plans available.

Our courses are not full time and while international students are welcome to enrol in them if in New Zealand on valid visa, the courses do not create eligibility for a student visa to study in New Zealand.

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