Learn everything there is to know about styling – a comprehensive combo of our Personal Styling and Fashion Styling courses, offering students a holistic overview of an ever-growing industry.

1Fashion Studies
Understanding fashion fads, trends, classics, fashion cycles, fashion adoption
Brief history of 20th century fashion
Elements & principals of design
2Introduction To Styling
What is styling?
What’s needed to be a successful stylist
Avenues of styling – stills, film, runway, personal styling
3Personal Styling
Introduction to personal styling
Consulting with clients – assessing client needs, the image profile, self-esteem
Lifestyle assessment
Personal style
Colour analysis – undertone, harmony, contrast
Body shape analysis – shape, proportions, scale, bone structure, camouflage
Body image
Dressing the fuller figure
Wardrobe assessments – culling, organising, storage, capsules and core wardrobes
Wardrobe planning
Face shapes – eyewear, hairstyles and jewellery
Dress codes and occasion dressing
Dressing age appropriately
Garment care, quality & fit
Alterations and repairs
Underwear and swimwear – the importance of fit
Personal shopping – shopping lists, budgets, stores
4Fashion Styling
Skills styling – editorial, commercial, catalogue
Film styling – commercial, television, features
Taking a brief
Feeding back ideas – storyboards, tear sheets
Directors, producers & agency – who’s who in the crew
Sourcing wardrobe – shopping, hiring, manufacturing
Wardrobe fitting – briefing cast, set up, final options
Pre-shoot prep – alterations, special effects, your kit, packing for the shoot
The shoot – set up, stand-by, continuity, wrap
Wardrobe department crew
Wrapping a job – returns, recons, invoicing
5Business Studies
Where to start?
Structuring and marketing yourself
Interaction and communication with clients
Growing and maintaining business
Personal branding
Working independently vs using an agent
Getting a booking
Putting together a show reel or book
Test shooting


  • 100% distance learning, no attendance
  • Career starter/booster
  • Start immediately
  • 12 months to complete
  • Exclusive content
  • Certificate level
  • Payment options available
  • Includes training kit

COST R9 500


  • Comprehensive training manual
  • Consulting booklets and laminates
  • Hard copy of client questionnaires and consulting notes
  • Colour analysis kit – fabric drapes, colour cards, colour combining booklet
  • Fashion styles glossary
  • Measuring kit with international size chart
  • Recommended reading list
  • E-copy of the highly acclaimed, FabJob Guide to Become an Image Consultant
  • AFS certification
  • AFS accreditation logo
  • Ongoing career mentorship