The Commercial Sample Maker Certificate Level I prepares students for entry-level work in the fashion production industry. Sample makers are responsible for sewing designs out of production pattern, identifying possible construction issues, assisting during live fitting, and adjusting the pattern to reflect any changes requested by the designer.
This award falls under HCC’s institutional Art + Design accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). NASAD is recognized by the United States Department of Education as the agency responsible for the accreditation of all art and design curricula. Art + Design at HCC includes the following programs: Digital Communication, Digital Gaming & Simulation for Artists, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Filmmaking, and Studio Art.