Continuing Education

Whether you are a college graduate or professional looking to enhance your skills or learn a new area of expertise, we have an array of continuing education programs for you. Beginning from long 2 year programs to short 4 session workshops. ONLINE WORKSHOPS also now available.INQUIRE NOW.

SoFA Digital Campus - Online Programs

Equip yourself with new skills as we face this new world. Our Fashion and Interior Design programs are now online at the SoFA Digital Campus. CLICK HERE to discover our range of courses. See you online, creatives!



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2-Year Fashion Design & Marketing

Our 2-year program in Fashion Design and Marketing offers students a rich exposure to the creative and business aspects of fashion. The full range of practice - including design, illustration, pattern making, sewing, and selling a collection - will be introduced. This program is geared to equip students with the basic competencies required of fashion professionals and brand owners.

For S.Y. 2020-2021, this program will be delivered through the SoFA C.R.E.A.T.E. (Collaborative Remote Experience through Art and Transformative Education) Program.



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1-Year Fashion Digital Marketing

The post-CoVid 19 era has shown the pivotal role of digitization in the success of fashion companies that thrived in this period of business disruption. Digital marketing has been quite effective in delivering business results in the ever-evolving landscape of fashion retail. This one-year Program on Digital Fashion Marketing provides an overview of the skills and competencies to fashion designer, entrepreneur, or marketer necessary to keep up with demands of an increasingly digital world. The courses included in this one-year program enables students to: (1) understand the importance of fashion branding to differentiate one’s business in the market; (2) appreciate the need to brand oneself as a fashion professional; (3) have a stronger grasp of the fashion e-commerce business; and (4) learn the foundational skills of fashion styling, fashion photography, fashion merchandising, and creative direction to strengthen one’s digital presence.



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1-Year Fashion Design

Our 1-year Fashion Design program is a program designed to expose students to the creative side of the fashion industry. Students will glean an understanding of and proficiency in both the design and technical practice of fashion allowing them to become competent creative professionals.

For S.Y. 2020-2021, this program will be delivered through the SoFA C.R.E.A.T.E. (Collaborative Remote Experience through Art and Transformative Education) Program.



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1-Year Fashion Marketing

Fashion marketers are primarily involved in behind-the-scene activities supporting the retail fashion world. While keeping abreast of fashion trends and consumer buying habits, fashion marketers also manage advertising campaigns that appeal to the taste of specific consumer groups. Our 1-year program in Fashion Marketing will train students to be savvy fashion marketers - connecting the public to the world of design.

For S.Y. 2020-2021, this program will be delivered through the SoFA C.R.E.A.T.E. (Collaborative Remote Experience through Art and Transformative Education) Program.



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1-Year Furniture Design and 1-Year Lighting Design

1-YR Furniture Design

Module 2 of the Furniture Design Program introduces the students to the application of construction techniques, specifications and processes used in furniture design. This program aims to enhance students’ capabilities and expertise in specialized areas of furniture design especially in construction techniques, joinery and finishes, shop drawings, full sizing and specification development through exploratory activities that include creative sketching, scaled model making, form studies & development of 3d digital models & prints.


1-YR Lighting Design


Lighting Design is a course that focuses on the industrial design aspects of lighting design. Through this course, students will be exposed to creative design processes and developments as well as iterative methods to create their own lighting fixtures.




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1-Year Building a Digital Enterprise for Creatives & 1-Year Entrepreneurship for Creatives

1-Year Building a Digital Enterprise for Creatives

The Building a Digital Enterprise program is a one-year continuing education program that aims to prepare creative practitioners in building up a thriving creative enterprise in a technology-driven era.

The program’s interactive & immersive modules cover The Business of Design, Marketing 101, Digital Marketing, branding, E-commerce, International Trade & Logistics. Through these, students will garner enough knowledge to understand, communicate and build the necessary strategies in developing and executing a successful digital business.



1-Year Entrepreneurship for Creatives

The Entrepreneurship for Creatives Program is a one-year continuing education program that aims to prepare creative practitioners in turning their business ideas into a creative venture.

Through a series of interactive sessions with industry luminaries thriving in a variety of subsectors in the creative industry, students will explore how they can combine their creative talents with entrepreneurial skills & smart techniques adapted from other sectors in the business world for their businesses to turn into successful innovative ventures.

Students will learn from active creative entrepreneurs about leading and innovating in the creative industries of the future. Modules will cover Entrepreneurship & Design Thinking, The Business of Design, Marketing 101, Basic Finance, Leadership & Management, Digital Marketing & Personal Branding— all of which will allow business owners to devise their own unique formula for success.





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Basic Interior Design Lecture Series

Our Interior Design Lecture Series serves as a foundational 1-year program for individuals who are interested in exploring a career in Interior Design. The program offers a mix of subjects ranging from conceptual and critical thinking courses, to technical courses. The program is broken down into the Basic and Advanced modules.

Students have the option to begin with the Basic or Advanced course depending on their background. The basic module is an introductory course that helps enthusiasts learn about the techniques, theories, and trends of Interior Design. This program caters both to existing students and to individuals who may be considering further study. Practical projects will promote an understanding of the discipline and the importance of our idea-based design process.

The program is aimed at students who want to explore Interior Design as a new career option. It also serves as a foundation for those who are still deciding if they want to pursue a degree in Interior Design to be able to qualify to take the licensure examination.

For S.Y. 2020-2021, this program will be delivered through the SoFA C.R.E.A.T.E. (Collaborative Remote Experience through Art and Transformative Education) Program.



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Advanced Interior Design Lecture Series

Our Interior Design Lecture Series serves as a foundational 1-year program for individuals who are interested in exploring a career in Interior Design. The program offers a mix of subjects ranging from conceptual and critical thinking courses to technical courses. The program is broken down into the Basic and Advanced modules.

Students have the option to begin with the Basic or Advanced course depending on their background. In the advanced module, students learn about aesthetics, the materials and resources to use, and hands-on procedures. The aim will be to create a foundation in design and technical drawing skills, as well as 3-dimensional thinking and space analysis. These skills will help students confront any design issue.

The program is aimed at students who want to explore Interior Design as a new career option. It also serves as a foundation for those who are still deciding if they want to pursue a degree in Interior Design to be able to qualify to take the licensure examination.

For S.Y. 2020-2021, this program will be delivered through the SoFA C.R.E.A.T.E. (Collaborative Remote Experience through Art and Transformative Education) Program.



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Certificate in Digital Fashion

This one-semester Certificate Program on Digital Fashion provides a concise overview of the skills, strategies and tactics necessary to help a fashion designer, entrepreneur or marketer to stay ahead in an increasingly digital fashion environment. At the core of this course is the importance of branding oneself and one’s business as a means to solidify one’s unique proposition in the digital world.


Click here to enroll via SoFA Digital Campus: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



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Certificate in Fashion E-Commerce

This one-semester Certificate Program on Fashion E-Commerce is an introductory course that aims to upskill fashion designers, entrepreneurs and marketers to compete in the world of internet retailing. As fashion companies fully embrace a more multichannel approach in fulfilling the needs and wants of its customers, this course provides an overview of what it means to conceptualize, create, establish and run a fashion e-commerce site with complementary skills of fashion branding and digital marketing.


Click here to enroll via SoFA Digital Campus: www.sofadigitalcampus.com



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Certificate in Fashion Design

A well-crafted ensemble requires technical skill and experience in fashion design. Our certificate course in Fashion Design introduces students to the creative side of the fashion industry - from learning how to draw inspiration from fashion influencers and developing conceptual designs, to acquiring basic skills in fashion illustration.


For S.Y. 2020-2021, this program will be delivered through the SoFA C.R.E.A.T.E. (Collaborative Remote Experience through Art and Transformative Education) Program.



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Certificate in Fashion Marketing

To bring fashion to the public, one should master the basics of fashion marketing. Our certificate course in Fashion Marketing offers a foundation of industry knowledge in just one semester.


For S.Y. 2020-2021, this program will be delivered through the SoFA C.R.E.A.T.E. (Collaborative Remote Experience through Art and Transformative Education) Program.



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Certificate in Clothing Technology

Creating the next big thing in the fashion scene requires some familiarity with the technical skills of apparel production. Via our certificate course on Clothing Technology, students will be introduced to the demanding process and unique talents that make high fashion possible.


For S.Y. 2020-2021, this program will be delivered through the SoFA C.R.E.A.T.E. (Collaborative Remote Experience through Art and Transformative Education) Program.



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Certificate in Fashion Media

Fashion is one of the most popular design-related topics in the world. SoFA Design Institute helps nurture the journalistic skills of those interested in exposing this unique industry to a wider audience through the photography or the writing option.


For S.Y. 2020-2021, this program will be delivered through the SoFA C.R.E.A.T.E. (Collaborative Remote Experience through Art and Transformative Education) Program.


NOTE: This program will be offered next semester

Class schedules may change without prior notice. Our Admissions Office will be in touch with enrolled students for any updates or changes to this class schedule.



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Certificate in Fashion Styling

Our certificate course in Fashion Styling offers intensive training in key areas of the discipline. Aside from styling techniques, students will also acquire basic knowledge in "Fashion Photography", and "Make-up Techniques". This program provides access to industry experience and work opportunities in this lucrative industry. The course introduces the practice of Fashion Styling through a holistic approach, illustrating various areas where styling can be practiced.


For S.Y. 2020-2021, this program will be delivered through the SoFA C.R.E.A.T.E. (Collaborative Remote Experience through Art and Transformative Education) Program.



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Fashion Design Short Courses

Expanding one's design capability is a continuous process. SoFA Design Institute recognizes the need for enthusiasts, college graduates and students, and even current professionals, to gain a more comprehensive grasp of the ever-evolving practice of Fashion Design.

The following are 18-session programs that touch on the varied disciplines with two courses of study - Fashion or Interior Design. Each class lasts for 3 hours and is scheduled once a week and runs for 18 sessions. Depending on the chosen subject matter, tuition ranges from PHP12,285 to PHP 22,680



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Interior Design Short Courses

Expanding one's design capability is a continuous process. SoFA Design Institute recognizes the need for enthusiasts, college graduates and students, and even current professionals, to gain a more comprehensive grasp of the ever-evolving practice of Interior Design.

The following are 18-session programs that touch on the varied disciplines with two courses of study - Fashion or Interior Design. Each class lasts for 3 hours and is scheduled once a week and runs for 18 sessions. Depending on the chosen subject matter, tuition ranges from PHP 12,285 to PHP 22,680



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Fashion Design Workshops

The time and place to roll up one's sleeves and put the passion for design to work is here.

Every January, March, and August, SoFA Design Institute offers 4 to 8-session modules on Fashion and Interior Design. Whether for initial or complementary training, participants expand their skills in varied design and technical disciplines.



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Interior Design Workshops

The time and place to roll up one's sleeves and put the passion for design to work is here.

SoFA Design Institute offers 4 to 8-session modules on Fashion and Interior Design whether for initial or complementary training, participants expand their skills in varied design and technical disciplines.



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Master Classes

Our line up of Master Classes are taught by established names in the design and fashion industry.

Get a rare chance to be mentored directly by respected Filipino designers and creatives.

We will also be launching an ONLINE MASTER CLASS Series very soon.



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