Women in Fashion Technology Program (F117)

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Program Description

Program Overview

As a student in the Women in Fashion Technology program, you will acquire the digital and hands-on training to enter skilled employment as machine operators in the digital fashion technology fields of knitting, embroidery, dye sublimation or laser cutting.

Full Description

Women in Fashion Technology is a unique program designed to provide the digital and hands-on skills necessary to enter digital fashion technology fields. As a student of this program, you will acquire specific skills needed for machine operation in embroidery, knitting, dye sublimation or laser cutting. As the fashion industry continues to expand local production and adopt advanced technologies, there are increasing opportunities for employment in these fields.

The Women in Fashion Technology program is offered through our School of Fashion and Jewellery and classes take place at our Fashion Exchange (FX), located at 63 Regent Park Blvd. FX is more than a learning lab; it's also a production facility readily accessible to local designers and fashion producers where you will be immersed in day-to-day apparel manufacturing operations and will have the opportunity to network with industry members.

Career & Postgraduate Study Opportunities

Career Options

Graduates from the program have found employment as Machine Operators in apparel production, specialty shops or maker labs. Sectors where laser cutting, embroidery, dye sublimation or knitting are applied include:

  • apparel such as sportswear, uniforms, bridal or fashion lines
  • home textiles and furnishings
  • art and design projects
  • signage and graphic materials
  • premium incentive branding
  • retail outlets that offer personalization services

Alumni Impact

We are immensely proud of the contributions of our alumni in Toronto and around the globe.
From Michelin-starred restaurants to major construction, entertainment, community and financial organizations, our graduates are truly making an impact across a range of industries.

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