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Speciss-Master Designer in Children's Wear PDF Print E-mail

Secure steady employment by excelling in the profitable children’s wear market!

Mothers love to buy from you!
  • Do you want to develop your skills in the design and manufacture of children’s wear?

  • Do you want to start up your own business in making children’s wear?

Prospective Careers:

  • Clothing Designer
  • Clothing Manager
  • Tailor and Cutter






Who will issue your certificate?

Once you’ve completed your study with Speciss College and passed the exams, you’ll be awarded the Speciss College Master Designer in Children’s Wear. This is the foundation for your future career!

Speciss College is the largest private education institution in Zimbabwe. We provide a diverse range of education and training facilities; just take a look at the menu of courses we offer, and you’ll see that we cover more than 20 different fields of study!

The College’s well-deserved reputation for quality – established over 40 years - ensures that our students have a head-start in the job market and in their academic careers.

Speciss College’s training facilities are outstanding and the teachers and lecturers perform to the highest standards.

Speciss students regularly achieve results above international and national averages.

A qualification from Speciss College will equip you with skills to succeed in today’s competitive world!


Entry requirements for this course

To join the Speciss family and kick-start your career, you need 5 “O” level passes.

Please bring certified copies of your qualifications when you come to Speciss College to register!


What will you learn? (the syllabus)

This is what you’ll learn in the Master Designer in Children's Wear course:

  • Creating, designing and manipulating patterns
  • Children’s growth patterns and characteristics
  • Measuring techniques, proportionate and direct measurement
  • Tolerance for pattern markings including effect of grain line in design
  • Infant’s basic cuts including the straight shift dress
  • Lines and characteristics of lines in infants and their effects
  • Age and style, pleat and pleat formation and fullness context
  • Matching techniques, trims for decoration and their application
  • Fabric rating effects and colour, print and colour schemes

What exams will you write?

Exams are held monthly. You’ll register for the exams with the Speciss College Exams Officer.

Please talk to the Exams Officer to find out when exam fees are due.


When and where are the classes and what are the fees?

Lessons are offered at different times on different campuses, with some lessons being held during the day, and others in the evening or at weekends.

Often the same course can be studied at a variety of different times, so you can choose the one which is more convenient to you.

You’ll get your personal timetable when you register at Speciss College.


What about books and stationery?

You’ll need to bring your own fabric and patterns to your classes. For your convenience, we have a range of useful items, such as brown paper for pattern making, scissors, and tape measures at the Speciss bookshops.

Similar courses you should consider at Speciss

Similar courses which you can study at Speciss College include bridal décor, bridal wear, designing pattern making and tailoring, and interior décor.


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