Fashion Buying and Retailing QQI Level 6

Istanbul Grand Bazaar by Sebastian Piedoux @Flickr
Istanbul Grand Bazaar by Sebastian Piedoux @Flickr


This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence necessary for planning, buying and merchandising, working independently and as part of a team in a fashion industry context.

Night: Thursday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 12 Weeks
Starting: Thursday, 28 September 2017

Cost: €280.00 (€15 off online)


QQI 6N3612 Level 6

Learning Outcomes

  • To enable the learner to demonstrate an understanding of the roles of buyer, designer, merchandiser and visual merchandiser within the fashion industry context.
  • To enable the learner to demonstrate an understanding of the processes of the buying and planning function within the fashion retailing sector.
  • To enable the learner to analyse the elements of the fashion retail environment and to critically explore the fashion merchandising components by designing and mounting a display.
  • To facilitate the learner to explore a range of historical, contemporary and future factors which drive change in the Fashion Industry.
  • To enable the learner to appreciate the importance of good planning, organisation, implementation and evaluation in the fashion buying and retailing contexts.
  • To enable the learner to exercise substantial personal autonomy and responsibility.


€15 discount when you enrol online. 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients. 40% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.


Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Autumn 2017 will take place at on Monday 11th September 2017 from 7 to 8pm at the Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

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Extra Costs

    QQI Certification Fee (€20 per module) is not included in tuition cost.

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