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Retail Practice & Blogging for Fashion | RBFX

Course Overview

QQI Level 5 Retail Practice 5M2105

This one year full time course is designed to provide learners with  an opportunity to gain fundamental skills and knowledge of fashion retail studies wit an introduction to fashion business and digital marketing.  Learners will develop skills in blogging and fashion marketing with visual merchandising which will equip them to work within the fashion retail sector or be become independent freelance fashion influencers.  Learners are also encouraged to create a portfolio to gain access to further their studies in related areas.


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Typical Modules

Fashion Industry and Design Studies
Fashion Buying and Merchandising
Retail Display
Retail Selling
Digital Marketing
Customer Service
Work Experience
Entry Requirements
Employment Opportunities
  • Applicants must have Leaving Certificate, LCA or equivalent.
  • Holders of a QQI Level 4 Award are also eligible to apply.
  • Mature learners (over 23) may be exempt from the above academic requirements.
  • Places on the course are limited and will be allocated on the basis of a personal interview and a selection of applicant’s own work.  Applicants are advised to bring samples of their work to the interview.

Generally graduates may find employment in all areas of design such as Fashion and Costume, Fashion Buyers, Visual Merchandising Artists, Trend Forecasters, Personal Shoppers, Retail mangers, Advertising, Window Display Artists, Etc

Institutes of Technology and other Colleges around the country may be offering opportunities for further studies.  Please check with individual Admissions Offices of any institution you are interested in attending or visit www.cao.ie or www.qqi.ie.

This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.