Design Academy of Fashion Admission Requirements
For the DAF Diploma in Fashion | The Cape Town Fashion College
The admission criterion is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 30% in the English Language.
Matric Certification (certified copy with the required level of completion)
Identity document / Passport (certified copy)
Write an overview of your understanding and experience of fashion. The information in your essay is reflective of your character and writing style. Include your background, passions and future goals. Please do not exceed 2 typed pages or 4 hand-written ones.
Create one A3 storyboard consisting of three fashion figure drawings with your own designs. Rendered in colour. Fabric swatches are optional. (You can also find templates for your figures online)
Create one creative A3 mood board that conveys your chosen trend/theme. Incorporate visuals, print and descriptive words to convey your inspiration for your storyboard/collection. (Ensure images are not blurry or pixelated)
Portfolios are reviewed regularly and enrolments are taken until each course is full. There is no strict deadline for applications but we do recommend that students apply as early as possible.
Click on the link below for our Portfolio Workshop video which takes you through a step-by-step guide to creating your successful portfolio.