afra K

September Admissions

Due to the quality of training we offer a small class program and can only admit up to twenty international students every year. There are no limits on admitting our local students once you apply, meet and make all necessary commitments before our stipulated deadlines.

The mainstream program is one (1) year program and a six (6) months program which comprises of both our intensive training and a six (6) months compulsory internship with a reputable fashion house assigned or approved by the school.

All internship placements are made by the school. The current admission being run is for our September 2021/2022 training year. All students undergo internship unless communicated otherwise by the Administrative Office.

SESSIONS: There are three main stream sessions:

Morning Class: Both one year six months & six months programs: – Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (beginner’s level) / 9.00 am to 3.00 pm (intermediate to advanced level).

Evening Class: One year six months programs: – Monday to Thursday 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm (beginner’s level to advanced level).

Weekend Class: Saturdays & Sundays; 8.30 am to 5.30 pm and 1.00 pm to 5.00 pm respectively (beginner’s level to advanced level).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: – 30th September 2021 with classes commencing on September 1st, 2021 for Morning and Evening Class and September 4th, 2021 for Weekend Class.

There will be no late admissions for the September Admissions this year. Applicants who register after the start of class will bear the full responsibility of being up to date with the supervisory assistance of Tutors. Kindly note that students who enroll in the late admissions still graduate with the mainstream Students. 

OUR COURSES:

In the year, you take five mandatory courses:

  1. Entrepreneurship & Business Management (EBM)
  2. Fashion Illustration
  3. Pattern Drafting
  4. Garment Construction
  5. Accessories & Embellishment (A&E)

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants for entry into the program must have completed SHS and/or be a mature student who has any of the following certifications:

  • WASSCE
  • SSSCE 

Kindly note, JHS graduates or candidates who are 18 years and above, can or cannot communicate effectively in the English language can apply (Terms & Conditions Apply).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT & PROCESS

  • Ability to communicate well in the English language
  • 18years and above

NOTE: We do not require a student to have grades as a condition for admission. We believe in giving everyone an opportunity to build their dreams.

TO APPLY: Pick up a form from the school Administration or Apply Online (at a fee; GHC 100 equivalent to $17). Online applicants can pay through our MOMO A/C: 0244479079 – AFRA K FASHION SCHOOL.

After Applying, submit forms with four (4) passport-sized pictures and a copy of your national ID Card. Online Applicants are to scan and attach (And submit hard copies if admitted).

Upon Admission You will be scheduled for an online or face to face interview depending on your application process and qualification.

FEES: Our School fees covers: Tuition Fees, Selected training materials, Assigned school sewing Machine, Registration fees, T-shirt (uniform-only Mondays & Saturdays), Departmental fee, and Maintenance Fee.

SCHOOL FEES PAYMENT STRUCTURE

Domestic Students ONLY – Main Stream:

The fees (Morning, Evening and Weekend Class) is GHC 5,700 equivalent to $950.

Payment: A minimum payment of 75% is required before class begins. This is equivalent to GHC 4,200 / $700. The outstanding fee is to be paid within TWO (2) EQUAL MONTHLY INSTALMENTS.

International Students ONLY – Main Stream:

The fees (Morning, Evening, and Weekend Class) is GHC 8,700 / $1,450.

Payment: A minimum payment of 80% is required before class begins. This is equivalent to GHC 6,960 / $1160. The outstanding fee is to be paid within TWO (2) EQUAL MONTHLY INSTALMENTS.

NOTE: A breach in payment of the outstanding fees attracts a penalty charge of 10% on a monthly basis.

PRIVATE CLASS

Applies to both Domestic and International Students

All private classes are tailored to suit the availability and customized training of the applicant under the curriculum and schedule of the school.

Private training schedules have a limited class size of five (5) students, with a shorter duration of training. This schedule is usually offered as a ‘one on one’ private class for candidates who need customized training and time schedule from the main stream training calendar.

NOTE: WE ONLY OFFER PRIVATE TRAININGS ON WEEKENDS AND EVENINGS AT A SPECIAL FEE.

All courses and projects are mandatory in the private training class and learners graduate with the main stream students upon completing their training.

NOTE: Candidates who wish to take the private class but do not necessarily need all the courses can request for a special customized training package at a fee from the school admission office.

OTHER PROGRAMMES OFFERED

Bridal Mastery: – three (3) months training – GHC 3800 equivalent to $635 (Interested applicants must have at least an intermediate fashion design and sewing ability). Does not cover training materials.

Digital Illustration: – three (3) months training – GHC 3500 equivalent to $585.

Polish Your Seam stressing: – two (2) months – Three times in a week – GHC 2500 (Candidate must have a seam stressing skill before applying) equivalent to $420.

Kids Fashion: – one (1) month (During the long Vacation) – GHC 600 (ages of 12 to 15 years) equivalent to $100.

Hair & Make Up:

  • Two (2) weeks – Lace Connoisseur – GHC 1000 equivalent to $168
  • Two (2) Months – Basic to PRO – GHC 2000 equivalent to $335
  • Three (3) Months Beginner to PRO – GHC 3800 equivalent to $635.

OTHER FEES

Applies to both Domestic and International Students

There will be a COMPULSORY mid-year class project dabbed “Yaba”. I t is a fashion show where the student and a model partake in a runway exhibition to showcase their creativity.

Project fee is GHC 600 equivalent to $100 (This fee is subject to amendment). This Class Project applies to all sessions of class regardless of the duration unless communicated otherwise by the Administrator.

Graduation fees is GHC1000 equivalent to $167 which must be completed before the seventh month of school (This fee is subject to amendment).

Additionally, you can find other relevant information on the prospectus on the Afra k Fashion School website store here:  https://www.afrakdesigns.com/about-school/

STUDENTS ACCOMMODATION

Both Domestic and International Students

School Hostel Facility:  GHC 3000 / $ 500 per year. I comes with a bed and a mattress ONLY. And room is shared per the size of the room space, with a minimum of one (1) person in a room and a maximum of four (4) people in a room.

Public / External Hostel Facility: Standard accommodation prices within the proximity of the school Campus is between GHC 300 to 600 per month ($50-$100 per month) and GHC 3600 – GHC 7200 per year ($600 – $1200 per year) based on a one person accommodation. The fee only covers the room and a bathroom with no extra facility (such as a bed or a mattress).

STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SHARE ACCOMMODATION TO EASE THE FINANCIAL BURDEN PER INDIVIDUAL. THIS PRACTICE HAS BEEN SUCCESSFUL WITH NO COMPLAINTS SO FAR. (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ARE USUALLY PAIRED)

FUNDING

Unfortunately, we have no funding available for international students.  However, if you check with the Afra k International Student Services Office/ Students Affairs, a representative may be able to advise you more appropriately on student living concerns/issues than me for I am an academic advisor.  The contact is +233240187828(This applies to only our international students.)

Scholarships Grants are available to ONLY domestic students at the moment. (Please Contact the Admission Office).

We look forward to receiving your application for consideration for the September, 2021 Class.

Note that all stated above are applicable to the 2021 Admissions and are subject to change in the next academic year 2022.

All rates used are subject to change and the applicable exchange rate will be as per the date payment is issued ONLY.

You may visit the website for any changes made towards 2022 Admissions. www.afrakdesigns.com

WE BELIEVE EVERY DREAM IS POSSIBLE!