Fashion - Professional Development

These courses invite industry professionals and alumni to upgrade their skills, learn new techniques, and connect with like-minded individuals. Limited enrollment.

Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Sep, Jan, Apr Varies N/A Downtown Part-time

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If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the CS Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [business hours]

Program Description

Program Description

Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements


VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: or 604.443.8600.

As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

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Fees and Other costs

Info Sessions

Info Sessions

The future is in fashion.

Employers in B.C.’s fashion industry frequently turn to VCC to hire our job-ready graduates. Attend this information session to learn about our full-time Fashion Design & Production Diploma and the fashion merchandising program

Join us at VCC’s Downtown campus, 200-block Dunsmuir at Hamilton, two blocks west of the Stadium SkyTrain station.

Date Day Time Room Location
February 11, 2020 Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 921 Downtown
March 10, 2020 Monday 5 - 6:30 p.m. 160 Downtown
April 7, 2020 Tuesday 5 - 6 p.m. 921 Downtown

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Contact us:

Program Coordinators: Sarah Murray and Andrea Korens, VCC Fashion, 604.871.7000, ext. 8668 and 8661
Program Assistant: Lou Solina, VCC Fashion, 604.871.7000, ext. 8428

Program Highlights

Program Highlights


Course Schedule

Courses Schedule


No courses are currently scheduled for this Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2019 (201993) term.
Please check upcoming schedules or course listing.

Upcoming schedules for Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2020 Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2020 Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2020 term(s) are in process.
Please check back regularly.

Fashion Arts Alumni Open Lab (FASH 3101)
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0.0 credits N/A
Portfolio Development: Photo Shoot (FASH 1199)
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0.0 credits N/A
ProD Workshop - Textiles (FASH 1198)
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0.0 credits N/A

Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.

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