Advance Diploma in Fashion Design

Advanced Diploma is a course that is one step lower to a degree. Fashion advanced diploma provided in depth knowledge about the design field, learning not only about the basics or elements but also understanding how capsule collections are made, refining the art of illustration and stepping into the shoes of a professional designer. 

Advanced diploma in fashion is a two year/three year course attending to your requirement and includes everything that you are looking for in a two year/three year syllabus. The eligibility for an advanced diploma degree is post 10th standard. If you are someone who's studying in a certain field but wants to explore your passion and learn about fashion design, an advanced course degree can prepare you for practical work in an industry.

The advanced diploma course covers all things required to be an entrepreneur or work as a professional in the field of fashion. The course looks into portfolio development, computer aided skills and sewing technology and many more aspects of the design industry. 

The focus of our advanced diploma courses is to help students understand their potential, learn skills required for practical use and find their own unique styles and also have scope to work in the field of passion.

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    Roles and Responsibilities: 

    • Study fashion trends and anticipate designs
    • Decide on a theme for a collection,Sketch designs
    • Select fabrics, embellishments, colour, or style for each garment
    • Work with other designers or team members to create a prototype design
    • Present design ideas to head of department
    • Designing range as per key trends
    • Handling buyer meetings
    • Surface designing (Graphics and Embroidery)
    • Sourcing of new fabrics and trims as per trends

    2 Years Advance Diploma in Fashion Design: ( Eligibility 10+2 )

    3 Years Advance Diploma in Fashion Design

    Create Your Own Fashion with Fashion Designing Courses in Pune – INSD Kothrud

    Why join a Fashion Design Diploma Course? 

    • Quality training by industry experts 
    • Learning material provided digitally 
    • Well-versed portfolio making according to industry standards 
    • Placement cell for opportunities in the industry


    However, there is a huge scope of Fashion Designing in India as well as abroad. Students have lots of options after completing their Fashion Designing Courses. At the present time, Fashion Designing is one of the most recognized and attractive career options in India.

    Minimum qualification necessary for a Fashion Designing course is 10th or 10+2. Depending on the type and duration of the course, one can opt for a certificate, diploma or degree course. Certificate courses can be of six months, a diploma of two years and a degree course of three to four-year duration.

    Jobs Related to Fashion Designing


    • Fashion designer
    • Fashion Illustrator
    • Retail manager
    • Fashion coordinator
    • Fashion consultant
    • Personal stylist
    • Fashion Stylist
    • Visual Merchandiser
    • Fashion communicator
    • Blogger
    In Fashion Designing Courses, you will learn the art of designing and styling clothing and fashion accessories.

    No, drawing is a skill, it comes under the basic syllabus of Fashion Designing. In the Fashion Designing Course, you need to draw fashion figures or croquis, or you can draw flats or technical sketches for which training will be provided.

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the lowest-Paid Fashion Designer salary is $33,740 per year, and highest-paid is $130,050 per year

    Mentor Profile’s

    Vinayak Madne

    Head of the Department

    I’m Fashion Designer and a Fashion Stylist at the same time. I’ve pursued my graduation in Fashion Design and Master’s from NMIMS. I’ve been working in the Fashion industry for the past 6 years. I’ve worked as a celebrity Stylist, Editorial Stylist for celebrities and a Fashion show stylish at Times Fashion week.
    I’ve launched my own collection at the Ultimate Fashion runway & Mrs Navi Mumbai beauty pageant.

    Mayur Amilkanthwar

    Academic Head

    He is a software engineer, who pursued Interior Designing as his career. Driven by immense passion for the field he has over five years of experience in commercial and residential site projects.  

    Mayur also decided to share his knowledge with a new generation of interior designers by starting to teach in the field. He is a staunch believer of how theoretical and practical knowledge go hand in hand. He has an academic experience of 9 years and has taught more than 3000 students till date.  His outlook towards the field of education is about creating confident, bold and young designers who stand out and create breath-taking projects. 

    He is also the academic head of our institution for who’s skills of management and teamwork we absolutely appreciate

    Sonal Thorat

    Assistant Academic Head of the Department

    Sonal is the former Head Of The Department of Fashion. Who is now the Assistant Head of the Academics. Sonal comes with over 9+ years of experience working as a creative Fashion Designer and Mentor. She has always had a passion towards fashion. Her specialization lies in being an expert in Computer softwares for Fashion design like Corel Draw, Photoshop etc. Sonal is hardworking and enjoys managing her students and faculties along with planning for photoshoot events and fashion shows.

    Megha Panchal

    Megha moved to Pune to pursue her degree in fashion designing from School Of Fashion Technology (S.O.F.T.). After graduation worked in the industry for 1.5 year. Started sustainable & eco-friendly label in partnership in 2019 for men & women. Styled celebrities like rupali ganguly etc. She started with her new sustainable label called OFAFO India, she is an Entrepreneur & a Mentor. She believes that everyone in fashion industry should learn and incorporate sustainability in their practices.

    Sunil Gadekar

    Sunil Gadekar has more than 10 years, of teaching experience. He specializes in fashion illustration, character design, and painting. His qualifications are ATD, GD Art, BFA and Dip. AED. He has trained more than 2000 plus students. He is sharing his experience with INSD for more than 3 years. Sunil sir not only teaches art and design to Fashion students but to all the other design courses as well.

    Karan Waghmare

    I’m Karan Waghmare, I’ve Completed my Education in Fashion Design. I’ve been working as a Fashion Designer for the past 6 years. I’ve worked at as Celebrity Designer and been a part of several Pageant Shows. Recently I designed and created a collection for Nagarkar Jeweller’s in collaboration Amruta Khanvilkar and Chandu kaka Saraf. 

    Rahul Bhuyarkar

    Rahul Bhuyarkar,is basically an MBA with specialisation into International Business with over 20 years experience,in Fashion ,Textile and Teaching,he started his career with a Prominent Textile Mill ,by virtue of  keen interest  in Textile and Clothing, he got himself formally trained into Fashion from one of the Premier Institutes in India and started his own label in Pune,a desire to share his experience and knowledge he has earned over the years into Fashion and clothing business inspired him to get into Mentoring the students who aspire to become Fashion Designers.

    Student Testimonials

    I’m pursuing Master,s program in Interior design from INSD Corporate Branch. I belong to a business class family, living in Delhi NCR. I completed my schooling in 2010 in science stream, and then I realized that science is not my cup of tea.
    Ms. Rashi Verma
    Student , Masters Programme in ID, Class of 2017
    I was born and brought up in NEW DELHI, India. I belong to a Middle class family. I completed my schooling from a government school.
    Ankit Khera
    Student , Ad. Diploma Programme in FD, Class of 2017
    Hi! I am pursuing Fashion design course from International school of design, corporate branch at Gujranwala town, Delhi.
    Ms. Chavi Garg
    Student , Bachelors Programme in FD, Class of 2017
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