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Fashion Design & Merchandising | Kelowna BC, Canada

Receive fashion design & merchandise training from our industry professionals at one of the leading fashion design schools in Canada. The Centre for Arts and Technology offer hands-on training for both the technology and business-side of the fashion design industry. 

Let’s face it: You’ve got style. You know what works and what doesn’t, what’s hot and what’s not for every new season. Composing your wardrobe is like creating a work of art, and you’re just bursting with ideas you’d love to see hit the runway. It’s time to take those doodles and sketches and bring them to life through our Fashion Design & Merchandising program offered at one of the leading fashion design schools in Canada. Are you ready to turn your passion for fashion into the glamorous career you’ve always wanted?

If these are your dream jobs, then the Fashion Professional Diploma program is for you:

  • Fashion DesignerStudent work Fashion: Jennifer Ann, Photo: Lisa Haywoord
  • Costume Designer
  • Product Management & Development
  • Pattern Maker
  • Assistant Fashion Buyer
  • Fashion Publishing

Fashion Design Schools | Kelowna, Canada

From one of the leading fashion design schools in Canada, You, along with your new like-minded friends will learn about the entire fashion industry, and create your very own fashion line from scratch to a grand finale on the runway. While your creativity flourishes, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the business side of fashion, along with all the techniques that will make you a smash success. You’ll learn: Research and Inspiration—Trend Forecasting—Textile and Art Design—Creative Design—Technical Design—Product Development—Global Manufacturing—Runway Production—Sales and Marketing.

Graduates of our Fashion Design & Merchandising program have great careers with well-known brands—many have even pursued their dream of opening their own design studio.

Here are just a few of the places Fashion & Design Merchandising could take you:

Raw Athletics • Mark’s Work Wearhouse • 180Moda • Joeffer Caoc • Countless self-owned design studios

Instructors at the Centre for Arts and Technology aren’t just exceptional teachers—they’re career professionals who’ve reached the highest levels of the fashion industry. Our instructors inspire creativity and bring out your very best. More importantly, they will prepare you for the real world with hands-on training for the technology and business-side of your new career. So, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running, or even start your own business. 

“If you have the self-discipline, and the passion for this industry, when you come to the end of the program and see your designs walk down the runway your heart will stop. Then, you’ll know it was all worthwhile.”

–     Jennifer Ann Rempel