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Industrial Sewing, Certificate of Specialization

Banner Code: 1_CE_FAIS

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The courses in this certificate provide short-term training in the areas of clothing construction and the use of high-speed industrial sewing equipment. The certificate can be completed in one to two semesters. The program offers a self-paced open entry, open exit lab that allows for enrollment throughout the semester. Employment possibilities include apparel construction and textile product assembly careers.

Program Outcomes

The outcome of the program is to prepare students for entry-level employment as a competent professional in the field of clothing construction and the use of high-speed sewing equipment and meet the needs of the local fashion industry.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
FASH A100Beginning Clothing Techniques1.5
FASH A102Industrial Sewing Techniques (*may only be offered in Summer)2
FASH A180Fundamental Principles of Clothing Construction 13
FASH A183Fundamental Principles of Clothing Construction 23
Total Units9.5

Industrial Sewing Suggested Electives:
FASH A137 Alterations
ITRN A392 Internship Experience - Level 1


Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
FASH A100 Beginning Clothing Techniques 1.5
Semester 2
FASH A180 Fundamental Principles of Clothing Construction 1 3
FASH A183 Fundamental Principles of Clothing Construction 2 3
FASH A102 Industrial Sewing Techniques 1 2
 Total Units9.5

FASH A102 may only be offered in Summer.