Technical Clothing Designer
AEC | NTC1T
AEC - Fashion, Arts & Design | NTC1T | Technical Clothing Designer

The Technical Clothing Designer AEC program is intended for fashion or clothing design professionals who wish to broaden their knowledge in the area of outdoor clothing and obtain recognized certification.

LaSalle College’s exclusive collaboration with Techno-Espace, the technological clothing laboratory that works closely with industry, allows students to become acquainted with specialized equipment used in this constantly changing industry. Students benefit from the expertise of teachers who are currently active in this field. The goal of this AEC is to train professionals who will design and develop technical clothing products.

The technical clothing design course, students will become aware of the properties of textile materials, the human factors and environmental challenges of technical clothing design.



The Technical Clothing Designer program is inspired by sports and outdoor activities. It goes beyond a mere college training: it’s a lifestyle that brings together adventure, sports, curiosity, creation and innovation. This program is destined for those who have a passion for sports and who want to learn how to develop clothing adapted to their needs.

Upon completing the program, students will have acquired the knowledge and skills required to work in the various sectors of the outdoor technical clothing industry.

Positions in the areas of research, development, design and production of technical clothing.

Have previous training or experience deemed sufficient and meet the criteria set for collegial studies.

Includes a total of 405 hours of courses.

  • Conception of Technical clothing
  • Patternmaking for technical clothing I
  • Patternmaking for technical clothing II
  • Sewing and technical processes I
  • Sewing and technical processes II

The Apparel Technology Laboratory

LaSalle College is the only institution to offer a complete range of development solutions for apparel and other sewn products. It also benefits from an exlcusive collaboration with Techno-Espace: The Apparel Technology Laboratory, a pillar of research, innovation and technological development, available to LaSalle College’s fashion students. From the fusion of ultrasonic and thermal-bonding sewing machines to textile embellishment techniques, a pattern-digitizing system and the development of patterns with a 3D body scanner, students are adequately equipped.

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