Olds College

Apparel Technology - Costume Cutting and Construction

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Program Information

School:Olds College
Field of Study:Fashion/Apparel Design
Description:The Costume Cutting and Construction major allows you to immerse yourself in the upbeat and dramatic field of the performing arts where you thrive in wardrobe departments, construct costumes for men and women, and excel in pattern making and design. The Fashion Institute offers a broad range of courses which will nurture your commitment to educational excellence as you learn about the history of pattern making, textiles, the particulars of couture and specialty fabrics, plus focus on the operation of industrial sewing and pressing equipment. As part of the Costume Cutting and Constructor major you will also participate in a workplace practicum. Prepare yourself for the role of a lifetime as you work with seasoned professionals from the performing arts industry.
URL:Apparel Technology - Costume Cutting and Construction at Olds College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,052

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
Careers:Theatre, Fashion, Exhibit and Other Creative Designers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Pure Mathematics  or  Grade11 Applied Mathematics 

Applicants must have 50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2; and 50% or better in Math 20-1 or 20-2 (Pure or Applied Math 20).

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Work Experience
Alternate Admission Status applies if you do not meet the Alberta high school requirements of the program to which you are applying, or if you received your high school education through home based learning. Alternate Admission Status students may be required to meet specific program admission requirements. To apply under this status, you must submit a transcript(s) showing any completed high school and post-secondary courses, a letter in support of your application outlining aspects of your background and experience that might have prepared you for the program and a resume of work experience. Documents such as letters of reference from previous educators or employers, and/or a portfolio of related academic/project work may be included with your application.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 07, 2017

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