Fashion School Zurich with intensive tutoring in your native language

Vocational training in fashion design – live out your dream and become a fashion designer at our famous Fashion School in Switzerland!

Swiss Academy of Fashion operates a professional Fashion School and offers specialised Fashion Courses in the fields of fashion design, sewing, tailoring and personal styling. Among other Fashion Courses, you can complete a vocational training to become a fashion designer at the Swiss Fashion Academy in Zurich and work in the fashion industry. Our Fashion School Zurich offers fashion design and all other courses in English, German, Portuguese and Spanish. Small groups ensure intensive and personalised tutoring at one of the famous Fashion Schools in Switzerland.

Current information about the corona virus:

Our secretariat/administration as well as the training advice will remain open as before.
Due to the instructions of the Swiss authorities, classroom teaching will be suspended until 19.04.2020. Lessons missed will be made up.

Dear Fashion Enthusiast,

Great to see that you are interested in the Swiss Fashion Academy. Are you the type of person who is inspired by the world of fashion? Are you very creative and wish to develop your own individual styles? Would you like to work in the fashion industry? Are you are also aware of the need for a sound education? Together with us at the Swiss Academy of Fashion you will find the professionals who can precisely transmit the knowledge and skills needed as a fashion designer to you. Our vocational training in fashion design offers you the opportunity to start working in your dream job within the fashion industry.

The career of the fashion designer – an exciting role you can learn at the Fashion School Zurich

Picture the exciting moment when, with the fashion models in front of you, you present the first collection you have created as a fashion designer. Reaching this point takes some time. But with the Fashion Designer Course and our vocational training in fashion design, we can provide you with a fast-track entry into the profession. Studying fashion and, in particular, our vocational training in fashion design, not just boring theory. With our training in fashion design, will enable you to let your imagination run free. Within the School of Fashion, we seek to familiarise you with the technical know-how so you can create collections of clothing and accessories for the fashion industry. You can create your own fashion trends and you are approximately two years ahead of the current fashion styles. You can skillfully combine your sense of aesthetics with the business elements such as production, costs, sales and quality control in a way to enable you to be a successful fashion designer.

In our vocational training in fashion design you can study fashion and build upon your talent at our Academy of Fashion

Are you one of those people that gets immediately creative in preparing garments and accessories at the sight of a sewing machine? You are however still missing the necessary know-how in tailoring, sewing and garment modelling? Then we have the right Fashion Courses for you at the Swiss Fashion Academy. Once you successfully complete the School of Fashion, you will be ready to work entirely on your own. You can design patterns, prepare the client’s desired items and you can also be engaged in the field of quality control. With the certificate “Technician in Fashion Tailoring”, you can apply your knowledge to calculation, design, cost calculation and production. If you specialise exclusively in tailoring and sewing, and wish to complement your studies with a seamstress certificate, you will find a suitable solution with the Technical Cutting and Sewing Course offered by the Swiss Fashion Academy.

Academy of Fashion – Score with your personal style – people are how they dress 

Studying fashion also has a lot to do with expression and psychology. Charisma plays a large role in the private and professional dimensions. Which style suits which type? A stylish appearance is a learned trade. At the School of Fashion, we offer you the Personal Styling Course to familiarise yourself with the each body type. You will learn how to harmoniously combine colours, fabrics and collections and transmit your know-how in the selection of the garments. These will make the customer look attractive, outfitted and authentic. No matter which course you choose at the Swiss Fashion Academy, the outcome will ultimately depend on your individual talent. A high-value and quality education is ensured regardless.

Services offered by one of the famous Fashion Schools in Switzerland

  • Theory lessons at in your native language

  • Excellent value for money at our Fashion Courses, with a 10% discount on purchase of the second course (including courses by the Swiss Beauty Academy)

  • Qualified specialists as teachers and expert examiners

  • Flexible training offerings set up in modules

  • Bright classrooms with modern and functional furnishings

  • Small groups with intensive and personal tutoring

  • In-depth and hands-on application of learned material through practical work

  • No obligation half day trial course

  • Central location in Zurich’s Schwamendingen district

If your career aspiration is a fashion designer and you would like to complete a fashion designer training, then you are in the right place at the Swiss Fashion Academy! We would be glad to see you soon at the Mode Schule Zürich. Just contact us without obligation now!

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We look forward to your visit, in which we would like to present to you our fashion school personally! Take advantage of the opportunity to get to know our technical school during a trial half-day without obligation! Of course, you can also register directly for a course and reserve your apprenticeship in good time, especially as there is a limited amount of space due to the small classes.

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