Fashion Academy

Needlekraft Fashion Academy is a subsidiary of Needlekraft Couture, a foremost trendy and dynamic fashion house in Nigeria with head office located in Ikeja Lagos.

The Fashion House was borne out of the need to provide quality fashion training and development to young men and women who want to build a career in fashion or set up their fashion business.

Benefit of fashion programme:

  • You will have the opportunity of learning handwork and acquiringskills in the ever-growing and dynamic fashion industry.
  • The programme will not only keep you engaged in the short-run, but will also provide you the opportunity to chart a career in fashion and possibly become your own boss.
  • It is also relevant to you even as a working-class person as u would have realized the need to learn handwork as a fall back or plan B option in case of job loss or retirement.
  • We can also provide you with short programs or consultancy services even if all you want is just to hone your dress sense and keep abreast with current trends in the fashion world.
  • Instalmental payment option.
  • Functional air-conditioners in classrooms+24Hrs Electricity.
  • Practical-oriented professional teachers.
  • Awards and certificates upon completion.
  • Link to Micro-Finance Bank for loan opportunity upon graduation

 

LIST OF REQUIREMENTS

1 Manual Sewing Machine (for home work) 1
2 measurement Tape 1
3 Long Tailor Ruler 1
4 Short Tailor Ruler 1
5 Hard Cover notebook 1
6 Pack of safety pin 1
7 Pack of office Pin 1
8 Pack of Pen 1
9 pack of pencil 1
10 pack of Maker 1
11 A dozen of brown paper 1
12 Big scissors 1
13 Small Scissors 1
14 Tailor chalk 1
15 Pin/Magnet case(for safe keeping of pins) 1
16 colour pins
17 Calico
18 Needle (pk) hand
19 Curves
20 Embroidery Thread

 

1. Fashion Overview An overview of fashion landscape as well as current trends in the fashion world ; colour shades & combinations, etc. Theory Participants would have mastered various shades of colours, their applications, interpretations as well as combinations in fashion.
2. Sizing The measurement of the body statistics to enable accurate cutting of materials. Theory/Practical At the end of the programme, the participant will be able to identify sizes from 6-30 as well as their requisite statistics
3 Designs & Sketches Producing and interpreting pictorial images of designs/pattern through stitchworks. Theory Participants will learn about fashion drawing, designs and stitches and how to translate ideas and concepts to visual image through drawing
4 Cutting The cutting of sized materials into relevant shapes and patterns. Practical The participants will learn various aspects of cutting: pattern cutting, pattern drafting, Dart Manipulations as well as how to cut bustier, bags, belts and Clutches.
5 Machine kraft/ Needlekraft An overview knowledge of Machines architecture, parts and components as well as Needle works. Practical Participants would have mastered various parts of machines, coupling and servicing, interlocking and outer locking of fabrics and needle stitches.
6 Sewing A practical hand –on learning experience in sewing. Practical Participants would have mastered machine pedaling, pattern placement and joining, etc.
 

 

 

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Fashion Business Management

A model on managing a successful fashion business based on life experience and examples. Theory Participants would have mastered how to set up a Fashion business including business plan preparation, have a clear understanding of trapdoors to success and how to do profitability analysis and calculate returns on investments(ROI)

 

FIRST TERM

  • Introduction to tailoring.
  • Fashion terminologies
  • Tailoring tools/uses
  • Fabric
  • Colour shades/ interpretation/ combination
  • Body sizes/ measurements/ statistics
  • Stitches
  • Pieces (neck, blocks, collars, capes, sleeves, pocket, facing)
  • Parts of machine/ pedaling
  • Revision/ examination

 

SECOND TERM

  • Dart manipulation
  • Skirt block (all types of skirt)
  • Basic blouse block (all types of blouse)
  • Night wear
  • Petticoat
  • Shirts
  • Waist coat
  • Children’s wear
  • Bolero
  • Accessories
  • Bustier
  • Dress block
  • Suit
  • Bridals
  • Industrial training
  • Project work
  • Graduation/ fashion show

 

************Note Optional**************

PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

 

  • LEARNING THE BUSINESS
  • SETTING UP THE BUSINESS
  • BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
  • ROPE TO SUCCESS
  • IDENTIFYING MISTAKE
  • SUPPORT PLAN

 

*******DEFERMENT*******

Students are allowed to temporarily suspend classes fr very crucial reason like illness,maternity,short programs,e.t.c .

But note that you will not be allowed to defer more than three months as this will mean starting the registration process all over again.

 

 

Part Time

Part time is a Saturday class that last for 12 months.Time is 10am to 4 pm. Same tuition as full time.

Special Class

Our special class is structured to accommodate your time and schedule. it is a flexible program that allows for change in time. It gives you opportunity to run a fashion program that works with ur time schedule. Tuition fee a little higher than full time.

Full time 

Program is for 6months.The course outline is covered within 6 months and you proceed for industrial attachment which takes another 3 months.At the completion of the IT,ushers you to your project portfolio with ten(10) exclusive designs required to be produced as your project work. These collections or designs include A bridal dress,one three pieces suit,night wear, beaded patterned,kiddies,bag,belt, foot wear,clutch and traditional female/ male outfit.This will all be done under close supervision.

All of it ll be screened at the end of your project and you would be judged based on your finishing and creativity,An average of 50% takes you to the next stage while less takes you back to the Academy for more training to better your skill.Tuition is 150,000 (One Hundred And Fiffty Thousand Naira Only), registration is 2,000 (Two Thousand Naira Only). Classes commence 10am-4pm Mondays – Fridays for full time

 

All pay is to be made into:

Needlekraft Couture

1013843198

Zenith Bank

Current Account

 

CODE OF CONDUCT
In line with global best practice in fashion institution, Needlekraft Fashion School (NFS) students will be required to comply fully with the institutions codes of conduct as detailed below.
Please not that non compliance might lead to the severance on the students relationship with the academy.

ACADEMIC CONDUCT

Academic Integrity

NFS prepares students for professional excellence in design,fashion and business by providing a premier educational experience that fosters creativity,career focus,and a global perspective.Students who plagiarize,falsify,or cheat fail to master the knowledge and skills that they need for careers in design,fashion and business.Such conduct will subject students to serious penalties.

Plagiarism
Plagiarism is presenting someones Else’s ideas,work or work as your own.Students using someone’s Else’s work,idea,intellectual or artistic property must identify and acknowledged the source within their art work.Examples of plagiarism include but are not limited to submitting as one’s own.

  • Papers,works of art,or written or design material created in whole or in part by someone’s else;
  • Written or design ,material that has been taken or copied from a website or bought;
  • Sentences,phrases.key words,or ideas used without acknowledgement
  • Someone  Else’s ideas or work paraphrased without acknowledgment.

 
Cheating

Its is cheating to copy and submit the work of someone else or to use a textbook,note or other unauthorized source during an exam without prior permission from the instructor.Examples of cheating include but not limited to.

  • Using notes without permission
  • Using a copy of an exam obtained by any means prior to the exam
  • Obtaining information during an exam through any electronic device without permission

 

 

Falsification
Falsifying is misstating information-such as a source,numerical data,dates,or entries in logs or journal-and representing it as accurate.
Examples of falsification include but not limited to:

  • Changing answers on as already graded exam and resubmitting it with a request for a change of grade
  • Having another person take an exam or sign in for a student as a required meeting,class,or other course activity

 

 

Collusion
Collusion occurs when one student knowingly helps another student cheat,plagiarize or falsify

Penalty
Students who are found to have engaged in acts of plagiarism,cheating,falsification or collusion are subject to penalties for breach of academic integrity.

If an instructor believes that a student has committed a breach of academic integrity,the instructor will inform the student and the department chair.The instructor will discuss the conduct with the student,determine a penalty applicable to the particular course(s) involved-which is a failing grade on the project or exam,or a failing grade in the course-and inform both the student and the academy director of the penalty.

The academy director may refer the matter to the board for further penalty considerations which may include,but are not limited to,dismissal from the program.or suspension or expulsion from the academy..If the instructor is unable to contact the student because the student is absent from his or her usual residence due to as emergency,a holiday break,or break,the instructor will assign a grade of incomplete and will address the matter with the student when he or she returns.If the instructor is away from NFS when the student returns,the academy director will act in the instructor’s place.

Distribution Or Sale Of Course Materials
Students may not sell or distribute course lectures notes,handout,readers,or any other information provided by an instructor,or use any of them for a commercial purpose,without the express written permission of the academy.

Class Attendance Policy
Students are to attend classes in line with their individual time table and course outline as communicated during registration process.No student should sit and attend any class other that the one he or she is meant to attend unless with the permission of the academy director.

Student Conduct
Every student shall conduct himself/herself in a manner consistent with the NFS values. Every student shall comply with the directions of the tutors and staff members who are acting in there performance of their duties.In particular,students shall comply with the following:

  • Conducts that threatens or endangers health or safety
  • Physical abuse of any person
  • Threatening or intimidating a person,either verbally,in writing,or through electronic or other means.
  • Theft or damage to personal property;theft or damage to academy property and buildings.
  • Unauthorized in improper use of,or entry into,academy facilities.
  • Obstruction or disruption of academy facilities.
  • Disruptive behavior in the classroom or an academy property.

Electronic Devices
Cellular phones,digital cameras,iPad,video cameras,pagers and other electronic device shall not be used without authorization or in a manner that causes disruption in the classroom.This includes abuse of cellular devices with the photographic capability.Utilizing these devices for the purposes of photographing test questions,classwork,or projects,or for other forms of academic misconduct or illegal activity is prohibited,as is photographing individuals in secured areas such as restrooms or locker rooms.Taking photographs of any individuals against their will is strictly prohibited.

Food And Beverages
Drinking and eating are permitted in designated areas only and are prohibited in class rooms.
Side talks and gossip
Students are not to engage in the side talks that can distract other students or engage in gossips that will not add value to the educational aspirations of fellow students.However,NFS will welcome any genuine and positive feedback that will promote the mission and vision of the institution and in turn the students’ aspiration.

ID Card Policy/Unauthorized Persons On Campus
Students must present a valid NFS ID card to enter academy premises.A person is guilty of loitering and trespassing when her or she remains in or about a building without written permission to do so or with no legitimate reason for being there.

Misrepresentation
Lying,dishonesty,or materially misrepresenting information to any academy official,board member,is strictly prohibited.

Willful damage to academy property
Any student who willful damages any item belonging to the academy or member will be required to replace the damaged item.

Disciplinary Sanctions
Admonition

A verbal warning that a student’s conduct in improper or violates the academy rules or regulations coupled with a direction to cease and desist.

Reprimand
A formal written notice that the student has engaged in improper conduct and warning that subsequent violations may result in more severe disciplinary actions.

Restitution
Reimbursement by transfer of property,money,or services to the academy or member in an amount not in excess of the damages or loss incurred.

Educational Sanctions
Community service or required participation in a project or activity, either within or outside the college,during a period and in a manner consistent with the nature and severity of the violation(s) as determined by the authorized college officer.

Restriction or revocation of privileges.
Alteration,limitation,or revocation or certain privileges associated with membership or participation in the academy for a specified or indefinite period of time.

Examples of such privileges include,but are not limited to:
Entering college property or facility
Use of or participation in programs,activities,events,etc.

Suspension
A suspended student will be temporarily deprived of all rights and privileges normally accorded an enrolled student.

Expulsion
The most severe form or disciplinary action,An expelled student may not return to the academy.The student is permanently separated and losses all right and privileges associated with the membership of the academy.

We trust that you will extend your utmost cooperation and compliance as we work together in building a model fashion institution together.

 

Yours sincerely
Needle Kraft Fashion School

REGISTRATION

To enroll in the academy. Kindly download, fill, and submit the registration form at our office.

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