Fashion Merchandising Associate Certificate
A career in fashion merchandising takes you into the dynamic and fast-paced worlds of retail and wholesale marketing. Merchandisers are "people-persons" with an eye for colour, flair for fashion, and aptitude for management. Combine studies in business fundamentals with fashion theory using a multi-dimensional approach. Learn to project accurate forecasts for profits in sales and use various merchandising techniques to attract consumers.
This flexible, part-time evening program allows you to take any number of courses offered each term. Please note, all courses may not be offered each term. Texts and some supplies are required. Be prepared to dedicate approximately three hours per week per course to studies outside of class time. Each course averages 36 hours usually in three-hour blocks.
Continuous entry: Classes begin September, January and April.
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All courses are not offered each term.
- Fashion Forecasting (FASH 1204)
- Fashion Styling (FASH 1408)
- History Of Fashion (FASH 1301)
- Fashion Marketing & Promotion (FASH 1405) (course offered in upcoming terms)
- Fashion Retail Management (FASH 1401) (course offered in upcoming terms)
- Merchandising Fashion (FASH 1176) (course offered in upcoming terms)
- Retail Buying (FASH 1402) (course offered in upcoming terms)
- Textiles (FASH 2201) (course offered in upcoming terms)
VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens, permanent residents and international students.International students
VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.
To learn more about the English-language requirements for your program of interest, please contact VCC International; to learn more about how to apply, please see the VCC International website.
All international students pay international tuition fees. For more information, please contact VCC's international education office at email@example.com or 604.443.8600.
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As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.
Ability to speak, read and write English clearly and correctly. No application required.
Register for Courses in this Program
Program Coordinator: Harumi Suzuki, 604.871.7000, ext. 8417, firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Assistant: Lou Abaga, 604.871.7000, ext. 8428, email@example.com
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|Fashion Forecasting||FASH 1204||required|
|Fashion Styling||FASH 1408||required|
|History Of Fashion||FASH 1301||required|
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* All international students pay international tuition fees. For more information, please contact VCC's international education office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.443.8600.