- The course is fully English spoken
MBO College Zuid
Europaboulevard 13, Amsterdam
Will this profession suit you?
Are you a real ‘denim head’? Would you love to design and create a denim collection? Do you picture yourself as a future denim developer working in the Netherlands or abroad? This is your chance! Jean School is launching a flexible course to become a Denim Developer. We teach you everything you need to know about denim development from designing to sewing, cutting and washing. Upon completion of the course you can work for international denim brands.
What will the course be like?
This is a flexible course
. Which means the content is flexible. We take into account your high pace and your motivation. Together we will customize the course according to your current knowledge and skills.
The course will be ‘colored blue’ and very hands on. Participants are trained to become professional Denim Developers: proficient in skills such as designing, cutting, sewing, stitching, washing jeans and making tech packs. These skills are taught with an emphasis on craftsmanship and sustainability across all steps in the production process ‘from crop to shop’.
The curriculum has been developed in close cooperation with HTNK Fashion recruitment & consultancy, global jeans brands and other experts from the industry. Big names in the denim industry support the initiative and actively participate in the program by providing guest lecturers and assignments. This ensures that you stay ahead of all of the latest trends, developments and technologies. You will regularly visit denim companies. An ideal way to build an impressive portfolio!
Are you an international student looking to attend this course in the Netherlands? Please visit www.jeanschool.com
for more information about the specific application requirements and costs of this course.
What will you learn?
Denim introduction (the basics)
Basics, Heritage & Brands
Focus on: Yarns, Dyeing, Weaving, Fabrics
Focus on: Basic skills in design
The Industry Cycle (how we make it)
Focus on: Cutting, Sewing, Production
Focus on: Laundry, Chemical wash,
Design and Finishing
The Denim Business (How we sell it)
Focus on: Branding & Marketing
Focus on: Sourcing & Buying
Examination: Design & Develop a collection
Where will you be able to work?
• You will be able to work in the department for product development of international denim brands.