Courses

The Fashion Retail Academy, awarded Ofsted Outstanding, is the quickest route to a career in fashion retail.  We offer one- or two-year Diploma courses and two year accelerated Degrees across a range of head office roles including Buying, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, Design, Digital, Merchandising and Retail Management.

Our Degree courses include a three work placement with a major high street label and a personal industry mentor to coach and guide you towards future career aspirations. Delivered over two years instead of three, you will also save time and cost whilst gaining invaluable on the job experience.

Our level 2, 3 and 4 Diploma courses provide the chance to earn a nationally recognised qualification, at the same time as gaining an invaluable three-week work placement with a major fashion brand (on many
courses). We provide the quickest route possible into employment in the fashion retail industry. Typically, Level 2 and 4 courses are one year, with Level 3 courses running over two years. We also offer 22-week fast-track courses for adults 19+ wanting to get there even quicker. 

You can be fully trained, complete with on the job experience in as little as a year.  Our success speaks for itself. 95% of our graduates go on to industry job roles or continue their studies. Go to courses to take the first step to your future in fashion retail today.

 

Degrees

Degrees

Two year accelerated Degree courses developed with industry input to ensure you are studying exactly what the Fashion Industry requires.  Each degree comes with an annual three week work placement, Industry mentor and exclusive masterclasses from Industry leaders.

School Leavers

School Leavers

Fully funded Level 2 to Level 4 courses for 16 to 18 year olds over one or two years.  Levels 2 or 3 are ideal for 16 year old school leavers unsure which route to progress within Fashion Retail.  Level 4 courses are more specialist and designed to propel you towards a career in the fashion industry. 

Fast Track

Fast Track

Aimed at students who are 19+, our six month fast track Diploma courses aim to get you there quicker.  Condensed to two days a week (except during work placement) you will have the opportunity to continue working part-time whilst studying for your dream job.

International

International

Level 4 Diploma courses are available to International students across a range of specialist fashion subjects including Buying, Merchandising, Visual Merchandising and Digital Marketing.  

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

An alternative to traditional studying, apprenticeships combine part-time study (usually one day per week) with full-time work.  We offer a range of apprenticeship schemes across the year, in subjects such as Buying, Merchandising and Retail.

Careers Advice

Careers Advice

If you are unsure what career path is most suitable to you, browse the most popular fashion retail roles to help you understand the industry and the most popular positions on offer.  For further careers advice and information on our courses please call us on 0207 371 2345.