Studying a Level 2 or 3 fashion diploma at the FRA will supercharge your career into fashion retail and are the equivalent of three A levels and offer up to 168 ucas points.
Our specialist diplomas will be your gateway into the fashion business, and you'll benefit from plenty of industry exposure through masterclasses, workshops and projects set by our visiting industry experts. You'll learn a broad range of skills which are the perfect foundation to progress to a Level 4, an undergraduate degree or an apprenticeship.
College courses for students ages 16+
Level 3 Fashion Retail
Studying Level 3 Fashion Retail, you'll discover the teams that make up a brand head office within the fashion industry. It's the perfect course if you aren't sure which area of fashion you'd like to work in.
Level 3 Fashion Design
Level 3 Fashion Design teaches you the fundamentals of clothing creation. This challenging and inspiring course prepares you for an exciting career in textile, pattern or fashion design, or creative direction.
Level 3 Visual Communication & Styling
On Level 3 Visual Communications & Styling, you’ll learn how to engage with audiences and tell ‘style stories’ to transform fashion products from just objects into modern, must-have trends. You’ll develop your skills in creative practice, across disciplines including journalism, photography, film, art direction and styling.
Level 2 Fashion Retail
Level 2 Fashion Retail introduces you to the full range of careers available within the fashion industry. It's a fantastic starting point into further education or an apprenticeship.
Getting to the Fashion retail academy
Our central London location means we have excellent transport links, and it's very easy to get to us even if you don't live in London.
Looking for something else?
If you've already studied a Level 3 qualification, like A-Levels or a diploma, you'll meet the entry requirements for our Level 4 courses and undergraduate degrees in fashion retail. You could choose: