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Qualification: DIPLOMA OF VOCATIONAL SECONDARY EDUCATION with professional qualification: Clothes Style Specialist

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DIPLOMA OF VOCATIONAL SECONDARY EDUCATION with professional qualification: Clothes Style Specialist

Qualification Information

- Able to perform intellectual operations at the level of knowledge, understanding, use and simple analysis.
- Uses knowledge and theoretical understanding in wide-ranging complex activities.
- Able to obtain and evaluate information independently.
- Uses wide-ranging knowledge and skills for the solution of well-formulated, but unknown and unforeseeable problems.
- Has detailed, theoretical knowledge and understanding corresponding to the professional qualification.
- Has wide-ranging skills and proficiency essential for the profession corresponding to the professional qualification.
- Able to perform the work of executor independently, including the planning and supervision of the work to be performed.
- Knows and is able to apply appropriate technologies.
- Able to apply information acquisition and processing technologies in professional activity.
- Latvian language proficiency developed and foreign language(-s) proficiency improved.
- Knows and understands links between historical developments of their county, Latvia, Europe and world.
- Able to apply mathematical knowledge and skills in professional work.
- Able to apply knowledge about the facts and laws of natural sciences in professional activity.
- Able to evaluate the processes occurring in nature and society and comprehend them in their system and development.
- Understands the principle of coherence of ecological space and observes the environmental protection requirements in professional activity.
- Understands the basic principles of market economy.
- Able to find their place in the economic structures of society and able to operate therein.
- Understands the economic relationship between employer and employee and knows the relevant legislation.
- Has a conception of the political structure of the European Union, as well as of the principles of single economic area and the mobility of the labour force.
- Evaluates their abilities adequately.
- Plans activity in compliance with circumstances, possibilities and their abilities.
- Plans time in accordance with task.
- Able to make justified choice and make a decision independently in familiar and less familiar circumstances.
- Able to answer for the quantitative and qualitative result of their professional activities, assumes partial responsibility for the work performed by others.
- Is determined, systematic and rational when working.
- Is careful and accurate.
- Able to assume initiative.



Competences:

1. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of notion:
1.1. innovations in clothing manufacturing industry;
1.2. seasonal individual human colour types.
2. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of understanding:
2.1. plastic anatomy;
2.2. colour science;
2.3. basic principles of the visual image building;
2.4. construction size grading;
2.5. professional terminology in the official language and one foreign language.
3. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of use:
3.1. information technologies;
3.2. wardrobe-building principles;
3.3. actual fashion trends;
3.4. fashion styles;
3.5. clothing construction;
3.6. clothing modeling;
3.7. clothing production technology;
3.8. hygrothermal processing;
3.9. sewing equipment and tools for assistance;
3.10. hygrothermal equipment and tools for assistance;
3.11. cutting equipment and instruments;
3.12. pattern layout creation;
3.13. types and properties of textile materials;
3.14. human body types;
3.15. visual expressions;
3.16. types of sewing equipment;
3.17. clothing accessories;
3.18. calculations of pattern design;
3.19. clothing composition;
3.20. basics of business;
3.21. official language;
3.22. one foreign language at the professional communication level;
3.23. labour protection;
3.24. first aid;
3.25. environmental protection;
3.26. legal employment relations;
3.27. workplace ergonomics;
3.28. principles of professional and general ethics;
3.29. record-keeping;
3.30. basics of accounting.



Skills:

1. To identify textile materials.
2. To apply costume composition building principles.
3. To analyze the current client’s wardrobe.
4. To evaluate client’s specific needs to maintain harmonious visual image.
5. To introduce the client to the required principles of wardrobe-building.
6. To define the client’s body shape type.  
7. To formulate an idea regarding the client’s wardrobe.
8. To inform the client about the most suitable dress style solution.
9. To represent body contours in accordance with painting theory.
10. To take the client’s body measurements.
11. To model patterns according to the chosen model.
12. To construct clothing patterns.
13. To choose suitable margins according to the current silhouette and material.
14. To estimate the cost of a job.
15. To repair clothing construction imperfections.
16. To construct clothing according to the chosen method.
17. To find the most suitable accessories for the chosen style or dress.
18. To choose clothing manufactory textile according to the client’s needs, model, style and finances.  
19. To choose clothing manufacturing technologies.
20. To work with sewing equipment.
21. To work with hygrothermal equipment.
22. To mix fashion styles.
23. To make necessary clothing corrections.
24. To create a client’s wardrobe considering different clothing set building principles.
25. To create style collage, using different visual forms of expression.
26. To choose suitable materials for clothing manufacturing.
27. To communicate with the client and form the order.
28. To comply with the principles of professional and general ethics.
29. To use information technologies during your professional activity.
30. To arrange the workplace according to the ongoing task.
31. To comply with the requirements of the labour protection laws and regulations.
32. To comply with the requiremewnts of the environmental protection laws and regulations.
33. To speak in the official language.
34. To speak in one foreign language at the professional communication level.
35. To use professional terminology in the official language and one foreign language.
36. To provide the first aid.
37. To comply with legal labour relation standards.



Knowledge:

1. To identify textile materials.
2. To apply costume composition building principles.
3. To analyze the current client’s wardrobe.
4. To evaluate client’s specific needs to maintain harmonious visual image.
5. To introduce the client to the required principles of wardrobe-building.
6. To define the client’s body shape type.  
7. To formulate an idea regarding the client’s wardrobe.
8. To inform the client about the most suitable dress style solution.
9. To represent body contours in accordance with painting theory.
10. To take the client’s body measurements.
11. To model patterns according to the chosen model.
12. To construct clothing patterns.
13. To choose suitable margins according to the current silhouette and material.
14. To estimate the cost of a job.
15. To repair clothing construction imperfections.
16. To construct clothing according to the chosen method.
17. To find the most suitable accessories for the chosen style or dress.
18. To choose clothing manufactory textile according to the client’s needs, model, style and finances.  
19. To choose clothing manufacturing technologies.
20. To work with sewing equipment.
21. To work with hygrothermal equipment.
22. To mix fashion styles.
23. To make necessary clothing corrections.
24. To create a client’s wardrobe considering different clothing set building principles.
25. To create style collage, using different visual forms of expression.
26. To choose suitable materials for clothing manufacturing.
27. To communicate with the client and form the order.
28. To comply with the principles of professional and general ethics.
29. To use information technologies during your professional activity.
30. To arrange the workplace according to the ongoing task.
31. To comply with the requirements of the labour protection laws and regulations.
32. To comply with the requiremewnts of the environmental protection laws and regulations.
33. To speak in the official language.
34. To speak in one foreign language at the professional communication level.
35. To use professional terminology in the official language and one foreign language.
36. To provide the first aid.
37. To comply with legal labour relation standards.

Reference Data

EQF Level:
Thematic area:
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Location:
NQF Level: 
4
Awarding body: 

- Rīgas Stila un modes tehnikums

Awarding body contact info: 

ŪDEĻU IELA 22, VIDZEMES PRIEKŠPILSĒTA, RĪGA, LV-1064
Tālr.: 67532721
Fakss:
E-pasts: sekretare@rsm-skola.lv

Source of information: 
National occupation classification: 

ISCO-08

Relationship type: 

Clothes style specialist (3432 29)

Access requirements: 

Certificate of general basic education

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes)