BBFA Courses

Our Courses include:

BAG MAKING

The course content spans an intensive and practical based approach to purses, clutch purses (with cover, without cover, with frames), belts, wallets and finally; bag making.

Duration: 3 months for Day Program, 5 months for Evenings and 11 months for Weekends.

Entry Requirements: Ability to sew at least up to lining of clothes would be an added advantage in addition to the general requirements.

Employment Opportunity: Provides a basis for employment in the fashion accessories industry as a bag designer for clothing lines, as a bag making teacher in any fashion institute, and also helps one to setup one’s bag line. It can also serve as the foundation for further studies in bag making in International fashion colleges.

FOOTWEAR MAKING

A practical based approach to shoe making and other relevant areas of knowledge such as slippers, different sole types, differences between
linen and leather, how to join different materials together, designing and crafting soles for both male and female, designing and crafting sandals.

Duration: 3 months for Day Progam and 11 months for Weekend.

Entry Requirements: same as the general requirements.

Employment Opportunity: provides a basis for employment in the fashion accessories industry as a shoe designer/maker for clothing lines, as a shoe making teacher in any fashion institute, and also helps one to setup one’s shoe production line. It can also serve as the foundation for further studies in shoe making/ designer in International fashion colleges.

HAT MAKING

A practical approach to hat making and other relevant areas of knowledge such as simple and exotic hair pieces, straw hats, men’s cap, turban, fila oge sinamay hats, pleated silk and organza hats, feathered wired hats, stiffened lace and wool hats, crinoline hats, wired straw hats, netted skull caps. Our contents for this course will also be as guided by the How2Hats network content.

Duration: 3 months for Day Program, 5 months for Evening and 11 months for Weekend.

Entry Requirements: same as the general requirements.

MAKE-UP/MODELLING

The main thrust of this course is to prepare students for a career in make-up artistry and modelling using a broad based practical approach that encompasses making up for bridals, photo shoot, television productions, fashion shows, special effects and the different types of beauty products. It will be taught as an elective.

COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN

Also an elective that deals with the application of pattern making software programs in fashion designing. It would teach the students how to use such software to create designs for the products that they have in mind, giving them a better exposure to technology as it affects pattern creation in fashion accessories manufacture

BEADS/JEWELLERY STRINGING

Practical teaching about production of beaded jewellery to encompass straight stringing, crisscross stringing, advanced stringing, spirals, forest, beaded ball, snails, crucifix, layers, weaving, illusion/spacing, chevron, skirt and wired jewellery.

For further enquiries, please call 08082685191 or e-mail courses (at) bigbeautifulventures.com.