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 Accelerator

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COLOURS OF A KIND & THE FASHION INSTITUTE OF GARMENT TECHNOLOGY IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF THE NEW ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME IN 2022!

Colours of a Kind NPC is a South African impact-driven non-profit organisation who believe in empowerment and inclusion of women through employment and entrepreneurship that will ultimately lead to financial independence.

 

By joining forces, The Fashion Institute and Colours of a Kind are pursuing our mutual passion and purpose: to create highly employable graduates for the garment technology industry, and/or who can become leading sustainable entrepreneurs.

WHO CAN APPLY:

This programme is open to South African women aged 18-35 who do not have the financial means to study full time. 

HOW TO APPLY:

To find out more and submit your application, please email us, or get in touch via Whatsapp or phone during office hours. All contact info available in the contact tab.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

  • Full bursary to study “One Year General Education & Training Certificate in Clothing Manufacturing Process” 

  • All programme fees will be paid for by Colours of a Kind including registration fee, tuition, starter-kit and fabrics 

  • A dedicated Colours of a Kind studio 

  • A sewing machine assigned to you for the duration of the programme 

  • A small class of 12 ensuring personal attention 

  • Extracurricular activities, such as field trips, factory visits and workshops 

  • One-on-one coaching and mentorship 

  • A new group of friends and network of like-minded women 

  • Lots of fun, support and encouragement!

 

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ABOUT

WE ARE AN INCLUSIVE, VIBRANT, PASSIONATE & EMPOWERING COMMUNITY

KICK START YOUR CAREER BY TRAINING AT ONE OF SOUTH AFRICA'S MOST DYNAMIC GARMENT TECHNOLOGY  INSTITUTIONS

The Fashion Institute of Garment Technology provides fundamental training that is responsive to the needs within the manufacturing and design sector. The centre produces highly skilled trained professionals with thorough knowledge of the garment technology principles of pattern making and garment construction as well as foundational fashion and design principles.

 

This knowledge enables graduates to be highly employable in the fashion industry, and to become leading sustainable entrepreneurs in their community.