'We train people aged 16+ who are interested in a career in fashion through funded vocational courses in areas including merchandising & buying...'
The Fashion Retail Academy offers a range of fully funded, part-funded and paid specialist fashion courses . A vocational course at the FRA is the quickest route to fast track your career into fashion retail and with our support over 75% of graduating students go in to job roles in the industry.
Developed to provide the student with a combination of in-depth knowledge of Fashion Retail with hands on practical experience, we have a wide choice of courses whether you are new to the sector or already working in Fashion.
Most full-time courses provide a guaranteed work placement with a major high street brand to ensure students graduate with a wide range of skills and experience to take them into the workplace. All courses include Industry projects set by a Fashion Retailer and regular master classes to provide regular contact and exposure to people already in the industry.
We work with over 140 retailers to create courses which meet the current recruitment needs of the fashion retail sector. Our tutors are a combination of experienced teachers and industry experts with up to date knowledge of the skills needed to work in the ever changing environment of Fashion Retail.
We offer full-time one and two year courses, fast-track 20 and intensive 10 week courses plus a range of specialist short courses