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Certificate in Fashion & Design


A Certificate in Fashion & Design is a program designed to provide students with foundational knowledge and skills in the field of fashion design. This certificate program typically covers a range of subjects related to fashion trends, design principles, garment construction, and fashion marketing.

Admission Requirements

“O” level with at least (5) five passes English Language and Fine Art.

1. Drawing Board
2. HB Art pencils
3. Coloured pencils or crayons
4. Painting Brushe
5. Over Coat for girls (Army green)
6. Over Coat for Boys (Army green)
7. Sketch Book
8. Geometry set
9. Black Book

Program Highlights

Fashion Design Principles: Students gain an understanding of design principles, including color theory, silhouette, balance, and proportion. They learn to apply these principles to create visually appealing and innovative fashion designs.

Fashion Illustration and Sketching: The program focuses on developing fashion illustration and sketching skills. Students learn to draw fashion figures, render fabrics, and create design concepts through sketches. They gain skills in effectively communicating design ideas visually.

Garment Construction Techniques: Students learn about garment construction techniques and sewing skills. They gain hands-on experience in pattern making, fabric cutting, and assembling garments. They learn about different types of fabrics, stitching techniques, and finishing details.

Fashion Trends and Forecasting: The certificate program covers fashion trends and forecasting methods. Students learn to analyze fashion trends, predict future trends, and apply them to their design concepts. They gain insights into consumer preferences and market demands.

Fashion Marketing and Merchandising: Students explore the basics of fashion marketing and merchandising. They learn about product positioning, branding, pricing strategies, and promotional techniques specific to the fashion industry. Students gain an understanding of fashion retailing and consumer behavior.

Functional Fees
Functional fees paid by each new student.
Item Semester 1 Semester 2
Application Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Registration Fee – Per Year 30,000 N/A
Identity Card – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Examination Fee - Per Semester 100,000 100,000
Library Fee – Per Semester 70,000 70,000
Development Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Guild Fee – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Sports Fee – Per Year 20,000 N/A
Medical Fee – Per Year 50,000 30,000


A UGX 20,000 NCHE Fee is paid annually and directly to the National Council for Higher Education by the applicant upon enrolment.

Hostel accommodation for male and female students is available at Buwambo Campus at a fee of UGX 550,000 per quarter (Inclusive of accommodation and meals).

All students in the hostel will be required to bring toiletries.

Where to Bank

All payments should be made in any of the following Banks or their Branches throughout the country in the name of YMCA Comprehensive Institute.

Bank Account Number
Bank of Africa 02022350002
Housing Finance Bank 121160377300
Centenary Bank 3710600053
Stanbic Bank 9030005853000
Equity Bank 1039200875951

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