STYLE never stops, and neither does Colour Cosmetica Academy with the continually growing and ever-changing style industry, it is now more important than ever for learners interested in working amongst fashion, hair, makeup, beauty, style and design to be equipped with new highly relevant skills that are applied to the new and evolving landscapes of
STYLE AND DESIGN – LA MODA.
LA MODA CAREER KICK STARTERS AND ACCELERATOR PROGRAMS blend online and face to face learning, with industry feedback, professional coaching and mentoring, industry-relevant community building, up to the minute sassy content with industry leaders and creative professionals at your fingertips.
Specifically designed by the Creative Directors and Founders of Colour Cosmetica in accordance with extensive global market research for the fashion, hair, makeup, beauty, style and design creatives.
Focused outcomes are driven on new skills required for the new creative breed of talent, giving the best opportunities for individuals to succeed in a world that is changing fast, in a time when fashion, style and it’s market is persistently changing with electronic media being at the forefront of sales and marketing communications.
COLOUR COSMETICA ACADEMY LA MODA produces creative industry talent who not only have the technical skills to create complex and aesthetic styling and design finishes, but theoretical and communicative skills to analyse and situate designs within greater socio-cultural, historical and political contexts, with up to the minute business management and marketing skills ensuring rewarding and sustainable successes within the fashion, hair, makeup, beauty, style and design worlds.
COLOUR COSMETICA ACADEMY LA MODA nurtures learners desires, dreams and passion for fashion, hair, makeup, beauty, style and design and transforms all into a lifelong career in the industry.
With over 19 years of mentoring and training accredited qualifications and industry driven courses and workshops, Colour Cosmetica Academy knows what professionals in the creative industries need, to grow.
Whether they are freelancers, emerging artists or creative directors.
Colour Cosmetica Academy’s highly-qualified and industry-leading educators actively encourage learners to develop their own individual design vision for both traditional and innovative approaches to fashion, hair, makeup, beauty, style and design related industries, nurturing and supporting all learners to reach their goals in tough and competitive industries.
Colour Cosmetica Academy LA MODA accelerate courses and workshops are a comprehensive and exciting range of pathways for learners to acquire the multi-skills individuals need to succeed in the area they choose.
Colour Cosmetica Academy’s LA MODA accelerate courses and workshops range from
ENTRY LEVEL TO ADVANCED LEVEL.
THE LA MODA PORTFOLIO CONSISTS OF:
HAIR + MAKEUP EDITORIAL STYLING
FASHION JOURNALISM + FASHION BLOGGING
FASHION EVENT MANAGEMENT
The industry is changing at an incredible pace. It is ESSENTIAL for aspiring and creative professionals to keep up with the latest applications, techniques and technologies, LA MODA.
SIR10112 CERTIFICATE I IN RETAIL SERVICES
QUALIFICATION DESCRIPTION + SKILLS COVERED
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to commence work in the fashion retail industry as Fashion Retail Assistant.
Successful graduates from the Certificate I in Retail Services will have knowledge and skills in fashion retailing, the history of fashion retail, understandings of the differences between retailing and the retailer, abilities to work effectively in a fashion-driven customer service environment, applying safe work practices, knowledge and awareness of the importance and practices of client and customer service, how to organise and maintain work areas, the classification of fashion retailers, on-site vs off-site fashion retailers, multichannel fashion retail approaches, fashion retail consumer markets, consumer behavior, consumer demographics, fashion merchandise controls and loss prevention, store merchandising, trends in retailing, communication techniques to support teams and customer outcomes and operating retail technology.
what is fashion retailing? history of fashion retail, accepting the differences between fashion retailing + the fashion retailer, classification of fashion retailers, on-site vs. off-site fashion retailing, multichannel fashion retail approaches, fashion retail consumer markets, consumer behavior in fashion retail, consumer demographics, fashion site selection + fashion store locations, emerging domestic + international fashion markets, fashion retail corporate offices, corporate offices + their role, strategic planning, supporting fashion store teams, ethics + corporate, social responsibility, basics to fashion store management + back of house, basics to fashion employee management, fashion store logistics, fashion merchandise controls + loss prevention, basics of fashion store merchandising, basics of merchandising + the front of house, fashion merchandising vs. fashion visual merchandising, fashion merchandising the store environment, trends in fashion retailing, e-commerce + the online fashion shopper, mobile fashion retail, fashion pop-up + fashion concept shops, fashion retailer + fashion designer collaborations, technology in the fashion retail sector, communication techniques in the workplace to support team + fashion customer outcomes, how to work effectively in a service environment, work safely, using digital technology for simple workplace tasks within the fashion retail industry, organising personal work requirements + planning a career in the retail industry.
SIR10112 CERTIFICATE I IN RETAIL SERVICES OUTCOMES
THIS QUALIFICATION PROVIDES THE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE FOR AN INDIVIDUAL TO COMMENCE WORK IN THE FASHION RETAIL INDUSTRY.
INDIVIDUALS WITH THIS QUALIFICATION ARE ABLE TO PERFORM ROLES, SUCH AS:
PROVIDE CUSTOMER SERVICE IN A RETAIL STORE, ORGANISE AND MAINTAIN WORK AREAS. FASHION RETAIL ASSISTANT + FASHION POINT-OF-SALE OPERATOR
DURATION: 1 semester (16 weeks)
DESCRIPTION + SKILLS COVERED
LA MODA ONE MONTH CAREER KICK STARTER IN FASHION STYLING
Builds skills to work as an assistant fashion stylist, assistant fashion consultant and junior fashion wardrobe dresser, being able to apply basic fashion styling and design industry knowledge, evaluate the nature of a fashion stylist in the fashion and media industry, identify fashion fibres and fabrics, assist in developing a fashion style image, press, iron and prepare fashion garments and industry skills in fashion styling for photography and the media.
SUBJECT COVERED: mastering fashion styling, basics fashion design + styling, the fashion stylist, what is fashion styling? Aspects of a fashion styling job, a career in fashion styling, ethics in the fashion industry, fashion awareness, fashion communication + culture, research + design, fashion referencing + sourcing ideas, understanding the sectors within fashion styling, editorial fashion styling, commercial fashion styling, still-life fashion styling, personal fashion styling, preparing for a fashion + fashion styling photoshoot, working with creative teams, fashion styling inspirations + developments, casting a model for fashion styling, fashion photography + styling locations, sourcing clothes as a fashion stylist, props + set design, the photoshoot in production, fashion production planning, final brief + testing, day of a fashion shoot, behind the image, basics of editing fashion styling photographs, post-production + layout, fashion in motion, styling for the internet, online blogs + magazines, catwalk shows + events, fashion film, textiles + fashion.
LA MODA ONE MONTH CAREER KICK STARTER IN FASHION STYLING OUTCOMES:
ASSISTANT FASHION STYLISTS | JUNIOR FASHION CONSULTANTS | ASSISTANT FASHION WARDROBE DRESSERS.
DURATION: One-month Career Accelerator
DESCRIPTION + SKILLS COVERED
LA MODA THREE MONTH ENTRY LEVEL CAREER ACCELERATOR IN FASHION STYLING develops factual, technical, procedural and theoretical knowledge and skills that are required for working in the fashion industry in fashion design, construction and styling.
Individuals will be able to source and apply fashion design and styling industry knowledge, have knowledge on the history and theory of fashion designs, creative fashion forward thinking skills, professional skills in the foundations of colour and fashion, marketing skills and knowledge for fashion styling and design products, applications in fashion styling for fashion photography and fashion media practices, productions of fashion styling portfolios and abilities to operate a fashion-driven micro business successfully or as a freelancer.
SUBJECT COVERED: the nitty-gritties of fashion design management, design + styling fashion, design + fashion design in business cultures, fashion design + styling finance, fashion styling technology + law, fashion design + styling society, fashion styling market demands + user needs, fashion styling briefs + proposals, fashion styling people, fashion styling projects, fashion styling products + services, the power of design, the fashion design process, design skills, design planning, project management, fashion styling success, fashion styling thinking, colour + design, styling illustration + drawing, the business of fashion, the fashion industry in the 20th century, technology, influential fashion designers, fashion trend prediction, importing fashion goods, fashion communication: what is fashion communication? The fashion consumer, branding, fashion marketing, fashion promotion, visual merchandising, fashion advertising, the fashion machine, the fashion calendar, the fashion press, fashion editorial, trade shows + events, bridging the gap between fashion + business, becoming a fashion entrepreneur, setting up a fashion business, creative business planning, branding basics, innovative marketing + promotion, design + copyright, working with ethics, basics fashion design + styling, fashion promotion, designing your fashion portfolio, a fashion entrepreneur’s business plan, fashion entrepreneurial finance, reaching your fashion potential, personal + professional development, research design + fashion, the importance of being fashionable as a designer, know your fashion subjects, fashion design examination, choosing a concept, sources of research, the mood-board, theme + storyboard designing, ideal bodies, silhouette, proportion + line, fashion is in the detail, fabric, colour + texture, rendering your ideas, fabrics + techniques+ developments in fabric.
LA MODA THREE MONTH ENTRY LEVEL CAREER ACCELERATOR IN FASHION STYLING OUTCOMES:
FASHION STYLISTS | FASHION CONSULTANTS | FASHION WARDROBE DRESSERS.
DURATION: 3month Career Accelerator
DESCRIPTION + SKILLS COVERED
LA MODA FOUR MONTH INTERMEDIATE CAREER ACCELERATOR IN MARKETING AND VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS AND FASHION STYLING AND DESIGN is designed for individuals who want to establish knowledge in fashion and costume styling with marketing and visual communications abilities within the film, theatre and fashion industry.
Focusing on the influences on contemporary fashion styling designs and creating costume styling, fashion garments and couture trims, decorating and embellishing headwear, identifying materials used in millinery, detecting performance and handling requirements of millinery materials, designing and creating new and innovative hats, working with clients, retailers and suppliers, sourcing materials, classifying fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry, connecting design processes for fashion and costume designs, applying the principles of colour theory to fashion styling design development, analysing trends in fabrics, colours and shapes, overseeing classic to innovative styling in productions, being in charge of the wardrobe department, acquiring and hiring all costumes and fashion garments for actors, extras models and any other media representative, managing a team of skilled styling personnel within the media and fashion industry, supervising practical issues, such as departmental budgets and schedules, the organisation of running wardrobes and costume continuity.
Knowledge and skills will also extend to innovative design skills and practice, interpreting and responding to design briefs, integrating colour theory to any design process, communicating and selling design concepts, building client relationships and business networks, marketing small businesses, employing mobile commerce applications, conducting pre-campaign testing, monitoring advertising productions, addressing customer needs and providing services on a freelance basis.
SUBJECT COVERED: the producers of apparel, anatomy of an accessory, product development, women’s apparel, men’s apparel, children’s + teens’ apparel, innerwear, body wear + legwear, cosmetics + fragrances, home fashions, historical presentation + research, history as design inspiration, colour theory, principles + elements of design, what is an accessory? creative product development, the design process, doing research, types of research, trend forecasting, collaborative partnerships, idea generation, presentation techniques, market levels, developing a range, fundamental construction techniques, building on tradition, essential tools of the trade, materials, natural fibres + fabrics, natural skins, finishes, hand embellishments, machine embellishments, contemporary finishing techniques, the changing world of fashion, the nature of fashion, the environment of fashion, the movement of fashion, the business of fashion, the markets for fashion, global fashion markets, global sourcing + merchandising, fashion retailing, policies + strategies in fashion retailing, costume + history, 1945-50 : Peace + the New Look, 1950-55 : Paris Rules, 1955-60 : The Rise of the Teenager, 1960-65 : The Kennedy Years, 1965-70 : Vietnam vs Flower Power, 1970-75 : Retro Mania, 1975-80 : The Rise of the New Woman, 1980-85 : Swing to the Right, 1985-90 : Power Dress + the New Man, 1990-95 : Pluralism, 1995-2000 : Revivals + Casual Chic, 2000-05 : Transition + Complexity, 2005-Present, fashion forecasting, integrated marketing communications + fashion buying.
LA MODA FOUR MONTH INTERMEDIATE CAREER ACCELERATOR IN MARKETING AND VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS + FASHION STYLING AND DESIGN OUTCOMES:
FASHION DRESSERS | COSTUME STYLISTS | THEATRICAL DRESSERS | WITH MARKETING, DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION EXPERTISE.
DURATION: 4Month Career Accelerator
DESCRIPTION + SKILLS COVERED
The LA MODA SIX MONTH ADVANCED CAREER ACCELERATOR IN MARKETING AND VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS AND FASHION STYLING AND DESIGN focus on the capacity to apply both technical and theoretical concepts and skills to a broad range of styling and designs backgrounds.
Through participating in complex group discussions, evaluating case studies, working through exercises and completing projects, designing and styling different fashion collections learners expand their skill and learn how to originate and develop fashion-forward design styling concepts, establish, negotiate and refine fashion styling design briefs, interpret fashion styling design market trends and developments and learn to work with the international fashion textile, clothing and footwear supply chains.
Learners will also learn how to successfully conduct fashion design purchasing, evaluate fashion designs and garments, create fashion design and styling media plans, develop and execute print and electronic fashion and styling media marketing campaigns and communications, assess impactful fashion marketing procedures, identify and analyse the influences on contemporary fashion designs and construction techniques, execute garment textile costs and estimates used for fashion products and design production, style and embellish up-to-date contemporary costumes and period costumes, source construction materials, understand the resources used for productions and complex quality fashion designs.
SUBJECT COVERED: historic costume, fashion drawing, definitive history of costume + style, vogue + the metropolitan museum of art costume institute: parties, exhibitions, people fashion + the sketchbook, wear your chair, from pencil to pen tools, designing accessories, the digital platform for styling and design + merchandising, fashion design – the complete fashion industry guide, the art of couture sewing,how to become the dress detective, fashioning Bollywood, the fundamentals of fashion management, fashion design + styling, advertising + integrated brand promotion, fashion forecasting, fashion integrated marketing communications, fashion buying, fabric science, the dynamics of fashion, who’s who in fashion, mastering fashion styling, fashion research + design, visual merchandising for fashion, the fundamentals of graphic design, basics graphic design, design research, graphic design solutions, the graphic designer’s digital toolkit + fashion internet marketing: integrating online + offline strategies.
LA MODA SIX MONTH ADVANCED CAREER ACCELERATOR IN MARKETING AND VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS AND FASHION STYLING AND DESIGN OUTCOMES:
COSTUMER DESIGNERS | SHOPPING EDITORS | FASHION EDITORS | FASHION MARKETERS | FASHION BUYERS WITH MARKETING, DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION EXPERTISE.
DURATION: 6month Career Accelerator
DESCRIPTION + SKILLS COVERED
LA MODA TWELVE MONTH UPPER ADVANCED CAREER ACCELERATOR IN GLOBAL MARKETING AND VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS AND FASHION STYLING AND DESIGN provides learners with specialised fashion design, visual merchandising, styling, technical and theoretical knowledge and skills to undertake high-levels of advanced and paraprofessional work in Fashion Styling and Design and Fashion Merchandising fields.
Enrolled learners develop their skills to a high industry-leading standard, expanding their abilities in researching global fashion designs, styling and visual merchandising trends, evaluating international fashion marketing opportunities, originating bodies of independent creative work and evolving ideas for professional fashion creative work.
Colour Cosmetica Academy successful learners dramatically increase their skills in managing fashion market research, developing organisational fashion marketing objectives, developing and implementing fashion sales and fashion marketing plans, developing and executing fashion advertising campaigns and managing local and international fashion marketing processes and programs, also being able to manage the production of creative fashion advertising materials and evaluate the effectiveness of inspired fashion campaigns.
Offering the ultimate fashion education for those learners who are highly motivated and committed to establishing professional careers in the fashion design, fashion styling and fashion visual merchandising.
At this level, learners participate in complex group discussions, analyse and evaluate detailed case studies, work through advanced exercises and complete major projects that prepare individuals with relevant skills for success in this fast-paced fashion industry.
Through this, learners are able to raise their skill levels to industry-leading standards, consolidate their techniques and knowledge in researching and evaluating advanced fashion related practices and products, developing fashion ranges, managing fashion product development, evaluating the commercial viability of fashion designs and managing fashion design processes.
Learners are able to further advance their high-level skills in applying textile clothing and footwear market supply systems + mapping and establishing textiles, clothing or footwear supply chain processes,
Learners will gain expert skills in researching the commercial development of textiles, negotiating and managing contracts to produce finished fashion design products, managing fashion production processes, applying studio processes to create and produce excellence fashion designs for commercial productions and manage quality systems and procedures.
Being equipped with advanced theoretical and technical skills and knowledge needed to become global fashion industry leaders in roles such as fashion designers, global fashion market researchers, global fashion trend forecasters, global fashion sales directors, global fashion copy editors, global fashion editors, global fashion advertising and marketing managers, and global fashion art directors.
SUBJECTS COVERED: crescendos of fashion, who’s who in fashion, fashion forecasting, fashion marketing principles + attitudes, fashion marketing, fashion internet marketing: incorporating online + offline strategies, essentials of graphic design, design research + enquiry, typography, graphic design solutions + cocktails, the designer’s digital toolkit, fashion advertising + incorporated fashion brand promotion, essentials + nitty-gritties of fashion management, fashion buying, ABCs of fashion design, fabric science, fashion styling, conquering fashion styling, fashion design research + design, visual merchandising for fashion, fashion design, the big benchmark, apparel quality, developing a fashion collection, accurately how to create your final fashion collection, fashion drawing, fashion sketchbook, from pencil to pen tool, digital design for fashion, styling + merchandising, professional sewing techniques for designers, draping for apparel design, art of couture sewing, apparel production management + the technical wrap going global.
LA MODA TWELVE MONTH UPPER ADVANCED CAREER ACCELERATOR IN GLOBAL MARKETING AND VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS AND FASHION STYLING AND DESIGN OUTCOMES:
A GLOBAL BRAND FASHION DESIGNERS | GLOBAL FASHION MARKET RESEARCHERS | GLOBAL FASHION TREND FORECASTERS | GLOBAL FASHION SALES DIRECTORS | GLOBAL FASHION COPY EDITORS | GLOBAL FASHION EDITORS | GLOBAL FASHION ADVERTISING AND MARKETING MANAGERS | GLOBAL FASHION ART DIRECTORS WITH MARKETING, DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION EXPERTISE
DURATION: 12Month Career Accelerator