Joyce Ababio Fashion School, Courses, Fees, Forms and More. November 2022

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Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design
Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design

Joyce Ababio is a Ghanaian fashion designer and owner of the Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design. She was born in 1988 and the CEO of Joyce Ababio College of Fashion Design.

The institution was founded about 19 years ago. It is one of the most sought-after fashion schools in Ghana. The institution offers a number of courses in designing.

 

Joyce Ababio Fashion School Courses

They are twenty in number and are listed below:

  • Associate Degree Program in Fashion Design (Fashion Design)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts – Children’s Wear (Children’s Wear)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts – Intimate Apparel (Intimate Apparel)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts – Special Occasion (Special Occasion)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts – Sportswear (Sportswear)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts – Menswear (Menswear)
  • Certificate in Fashion Design (Fashion Design)
  • Certificate in Graphic Design (Graphic Design)
  • Associate Degree in Entrepreneurship (Entrepreneurship)
  • Bachelor of Finer Arts in Entrepreneurship (Entrepreneurship)
  • Diploma in Graphic Design (Graphic Design)
  • Associate Degree in Interior Design (Interior Design)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts – Graphic Design (Graphic Design)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts – Interior Design (Interior Design)
  • Associate Degree in Accessories Design (Accessories Design)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Accessories Design (Accessories Design)
  • Associate Degree in Textile/Surface Design (Textile/Surface Design)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Textile/Surface Design (Textile/Surface Design)
  • Certificate in Millinery (Millinery )
  • BA Fashion Design (Fashion Design)

Certificate in Fashion Design – One year

This program focuses on the technical aspect of Fashion Design. Students will learn sewing, sewing techniques, pattern drafting and garment construction. The goal of the Certificate is to equip students with core skills in garment construction

 

Diploma in Fashion Design – Two Years

The Diploma course teaches technical and design skills. Students are taught how to sew, skills involved in sewing, pattern drafting, draping (another technical construction course), drawing, digital design (Fashion CAD programs and the Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator) and textile design.

There are 3 core courses involved in Fashion Design, and students will be taught the design process and apply the important technical skills. There is also a portfolio and apprenticeship course that is needed to be done.

Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design

Degree in Fashion Design

This lasts for four years with specialization included.

The first two years, then in the third and fourth year, students are able to specialize in a core area of Fashion Design:

Menswear

Womenswear

Special Occasions

Childrenswear

Intimate Apparel

Sportswear

There are other technical courses and in the last semester in which students are required to design a whole fashion collection.

You don’t need to have any prior fashion design experience or skill to enrol in any of the programs.

All programs offered by the institution are accredited by the National Accreditation Board and they are affiliated to the University of Cape Coast.

 

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for Diploma/Degree Courses are as follows:

SSSCE Holders

Six passes (A-D) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics; and

At least three (3) of the passes must be relevant to the area of specialization.

WASSCE Holders

Six passes (A1-D7) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics; and

Must have a minimum of C6 in any three (3) of the passes relevant to the area of specialization

Applicants who satisfy the above requirements can gain direct admission to tertiary Diploma/HND programmes.

Post-Diploma Candidates

A good Diploma (a minimum of Second Class Lower Division or better) received from the University of Cape Coast or any equally good institution with at least two (2) years of post-qualification teaching/working experience.

All candidates must pass an interview.

Admission Requirements for Certificate Courses

SHS or higher level of education

JSS will be accepted for only certificate upon taking a written exam

 

Admission Process for all Courses

To apply you would need to fill the admission forms completely and submit them to Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design. The forms can be picked up from the institution or downloaded online and printed. The application the forms should be submitted with:

2 passport pictures

Copies of required certificates/transcripts

Essay

Mature students above the age of 25 will need to take an in-house examination. Any mature student interested in enrolling should contact the school directly.

JACCD accepts WASSCE, SSCE and HND certificates. All foreign certificates should be brought to the institution. This will allow the institution to send those certificates for accreditation before deciding whether the student is qualified for admission. This will be done at a fee of GHS 100.00

Certificate Program:

The certificate programs are for a period of one calendar year.  It takes place usually in August and in February. Forms cost GHS 50.00

Diploma Program:

The Diploma program lasts for 2 academic years. It begins in August or September and in February. (Certificates are awarded by UCC). Forms cost GHS 80.00

Degree Program :

The Degree program lasts for four (4) years. Sessions begin in August or September and in February. (Certificates are awarded by UCC). Forms cost GHS 80.00

 

Joyce Ababio Fashion School Fees

Certificate programs:

National Students: 350 Ghana Cedis.

International Students: 350 Ghana Cedis.

 

Advanced Certificate in Fashion Design:

Forms are 280 cedis for national students and 350 cedis for international students.

National Students: 4,500 Ghana Cedis per semester.

International Students: 5,000 Ghana Cedis per semester.

Certificate in Graphic Design:

Forms are 280 cedis for nationals and 350 cedis for international students.

National Students: 5,000 Ghana Cedis.

International Students: 5,500 Ghana Cedis.

 

Diploma or Degree in Fashion:

Forms are 280 cedis for nationals and 350 cedis for international students.

National Students: 1,050 dollars, can be paid in cedis equivalent.

International Students: 1,200 dollars, also payable in cedis equivalent.

 

Contact Joyce Ababio

You can contact Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design through the following means:

Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design

Address: P.O. Box CT1097

Telephone: 0302797471, Mobile: 023 5682600

Website: www.jaccd.edu.gh

Locate them at 26 Switchback Road, Cantonments, Accra, Ghana.

11 COMMENTS

  1. Please can I apply if you failed in english .I also offered clothing and textiles in Shs can I apply at your noble institution

  2. please I passed all my electives and English but failed my math….can I please be admitted..am interested in Fashion

  3. Pls🙏 my sister is an shs leaver,and she would love to come to study fashion in JACCD, but pls her wassec maths is not okay .pls😥 i wanted to ask if it is
    possible for her to go to JACCD to study fashion .

  4. A sister of mine is 26 years and she failed her wassce mathematics, can she apply to become a fashion designer?

  5. I have a sister who has completed her Senior high school but failed her mathematics but she is interested in fashion.pls what should she do?

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