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Part 1 - Student Details

First Name

Last Name

Title

Nationality

ID Number/Password

Gender

Cellphone Number

Home Telephone Number

Your Email

Address

Province

Country


Education

Last School Attended

Year

Highest Grade Passed

Currently in Grade 12?

Have you completed any Tertiary Education?

Tertiary Institution

Qualification Obtained

Year

Tertiary Institution

Qualification Obtained

Year

Do you have any working experience?

Company

Experience in Months

Do you suffer from any disability?

If yes, please state the nature of your disability

Marital Status

Do you have children?

If yes, please state how many children and what is their ages?


Courses

Please select the course your applying for

Please select the year you would like to start to study


Marketing

How did you hear of NWSD?

Have you joined our Facebook Page?

Would you like to receive our monthly Newsletter?

Would you require assistance in finding accommodation?


Parent | Guardian

This section must be completed by the applicant's benefactor, i.e. the person who will be responsible for the payment of all tuition fees

Name & Last Name

Title

ID Number

Relationship to student

Cellphone Number

Home Number

Email

Residential Address

City

Province

Country

Postal Code


Payment Option

Date that the Registration fee will be paid (Once accepted as fulltime student)

Please refer to Class Fee payment schedule for detailed information on fees. Please select

Class Fee Payment


Part 2 - Preliminary Entrance Exam


  • Applicants have to obtain a score of 75% for this Online
  • Application Test in order to complete the full application test.
  • The Offline Application Test will be emailed to the application for completion.
  • You have to answer all the questions in the examination.
  • Read each question thoroughly, before answering.
  • You are permitted to use a calculator
  • 10 mm = 1 cm, 20 mm = 2 cm and so forth.
  • If ½ means divide by two, then 1/5th means divide by five, then 2/5th means divide by 5 and multiply by 2.
  • Relax, enjoy and good luck!

Question 1

To succeed in the fashion industry, you must be able to recognize and predict trends. Otherwise, you risk creating or retailing designs that are not accepted by your target market. Look at these images. Which one of these images is NOT a peak trend for the 2014/15 Summer Fashion Season?

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Question 2

Match the following style name to its illustration. Please note that more options are given that what is required. Add the symbol (A/B/C) in the box underneath the illustrations that describes the style name

A - Parka Jacket | B - Bikini | C - Empire Style Dress | D - Tuxedo Jacket | E - Halter Waistcoat | F - Princess Style Dress | G - Mermaid dress | H - Mono-kini | I - Ball Gown | J - Bra | K - Waistcoat | L - Corset | M - Fishtail Dress | N - Bootleg Trousers | O- Straight Cut Trouser

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Question 3

Match the following silhouette with the illustrations. Please note that more options are given than what is required

Add the symbol (A/B/C) in the box underneath the illustration that describes the silhouette.

A - A-line Silhouette

B - Hourglass Silhouette

C - Tubular SilhouetteM

D - Mermaid Silhouette

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Question 4

4.1 Name three international designers that regularly dress Hollywood celebrities for the red carpet

4.2 Name two South African designers that frequently dress SA celebrities for red carpet events

4.3 Name two fashion magazines

4.4 Name two Fashion Capitals of the world


Question 5

Match the following mathematical terminology with the following illustrations. Please note that there are more options given than what is required.

Add the symbol (A/B/C) in the box underneath the illustration that describes the mathematical term.

A: Radius B: Horizonal Lin C: One Quarter of circle
D: 45 Degree Angle E: 180 Degree Angle F: Circumference
G: Mens Coat Pattern H: 90 Degree Angle I: Trouser Pattern
J: Diameter K: One Sixteenth of a circle L: 2 Dimensional Form
M: 3 Dimensional Form N: One half of a circle O: Parallel Lines
P: Vertical Line

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Question 6

Answer the following mathematical calculations

6.1 3/5 of 100

6.2 ½ of 100

6.3 Missing number in the sequence: 5.1mm 5.3mm _____ 5.7mm

6.4 94cm less 1/10th of 20cm

6.5 ½ of a bust that measures 94 cm


Question 7

7.1 Are You Creative? Can you think outside of the box? To succeed in the fashion industry, you must be a creative individual who is capable of thinking outside of the box. At the same time, you must be able to recognize and predict trends. Otherwise, you risk creating designs or buying stock for retail that are not accepted by your target market. You also need to know how to create items that remain functional while being on trend, stylish and distinctive.

7.2 Do You Have Strong Decision-making Skills? As a fashion designer or fashion buyer, you must be a strong individual who is willing to stand behind your creations or buying decisions. You must make bold decisions regarding trends, shapes, fabrics and colours. You must be able to back your decisions.

7.3 Are You Comfortable With Technology? Fashion professionals have to use computer-aided design programs to assist with the creation of products. You must also be comfortable with using graphics-editing software when creating your designs. You must be able to use online systems and know your way around the internet.

7.4 Do You Have Solid Communication Skills? As fashion professionals, strong communication skills allow us to more successfully and productively work with a team. The more clearly you can communicate your needs and the more effectively you can delegate assignments, the smoother the entire process becomes.

7.5 Do you see yourself as a future Entrepreneur? Working in the fast pace fashion industry, a fashion professional with entrepreneurial traits is undoubtedly set apart from the rest as you are more employable or ready to start your own business. Your entrepreneurial spirit allows you to time manage, take initiative, be a decision maker and solves problems.