Certificate in Digital Fashion Design

Start Date Duration Course Fee Application
27 Jul 2023 (Thu) 36-hour lectures and consultation & 12-hour self-practice sessions HK$8,500 apply

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This programme is a registered public training course under the Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme (RTTP). The approved training grant for each eligible trainee is up to HK$5,666 subsidy. More details: https://rttp.vtc.edu.hk/ 

With the advancement of 3D virtual technologies, fashion designers and developers will have to be able to create virtual fashion items by applying different types of state-of-the-art software and hardware. 3D fashion designers have therefore been becoming more popular in the fashion industry.


The course aims to provide students with the essential 3D fashion design skillset which will enable them taking up the roles of 3D fashion designer in the new fashion arena.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, they should be able to digitalise clothing materials and fashion items for virtual presentation (e.g. fashion collection in form of digital portfolio).

Course Features

The course is designed to be interactive. Students will learn the latest 3D CAD software through lecture, demonstration and practice. There are extra self-study and consultation sessions arranged outside the regular class time so that students could practice and work on projects at their own pace.

Course outline

  • Features of the software and operating environment
  • Virtual garment creation and workflow
  • Pattern editing
  • Styling and effects
  • Digital materials
  • Avatar and fit
  • Rendering
  • Project works (including self study sessions)
  • Portfolio creation (including self study and consultation sessions)


Date  : (Lecture & consultation) 27 Jul, 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Aug & 7, 14, 21 Sep, 5, 12, 26 Oct (Thu)

(Self-practice) 2 & 16 Sep (Sat), 28 Sep & 19 Oct (Thu)

Time: (Lecture & consultation) 7:00pm – 10:00pm

(Self-practice) 9:30am – 12: 30pm (Sat) and 7:00pm – 10:00pm (Thu)

Language: Cantonese with English handouts
Target Student: Pattern designer, Fashion designer, Technical personnel or those who are interested
  • Limited to 14 students on a first-come-first-served basis. However, the Authority reserves the right to reject applications, and in which case, the tuition fee will be refunded in full.
  • Those who have basic pattern knowledge are preferable.


Registration: Miss Lai / 22636347
Programme: Katrina Wong / 22636323
Email: suki.lai@cita.org.hk