School of Fashion and the Arts (SOFA) is an institution accredited by TESDA that offers Technical and Vocational Education and Training Programs (TVET) under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).
SoFA Design Institute is the Philippines’ first specialized design college. Inaugurated in 2007 as the School of Fashion and the Arts (SoFA), the college quickly developed street-credibility as the country’s go-to school for design education.
In 2010, it expanded its range of academic programs to include Interior Design. It has, since then, flourished as an institution with a rigorous, design-focused approach to education promoting creativity, technical proficiency, and business acumen.
SoFA Design Institute graduates are trained to be Design Leaders and industry-ready professionals who are experts in translating design concepts into pragmatic solutions.
Aside from being dedicated to shaping the new breed of design professionals, the college is also committed to promoting design as a positive force in the society, economy, and the lives of its students.
School of Fashion and the Arts (SOFA)
Address: 55 Paseo De Roxas Ave., Makati City, Philippines
Telephone Number: 491-5536; 892-8807
TESDA Approved Programs
Here is the list of available TESDA registered programs and short courses offered in “School of Fashion and the Arts” in the City of Makati.
List of Tesda Courses Offered / Registered Programs
|Dressmaking NC II||275 hours|
|Fashion Design||836 hours|
|Fashion Design and Marketing||1,420 hours|
|Fashion Marketing||836 hours|
Basic Requirements for TESDA Courses:
- At least 18 years of age
- At least High School Graduate
- Copy of NSO Birth Certificate
- With good moral character
- Undergone a pre-training assessment
- Can communicate both orally and in written form
Training Fees and Schedule
The cost of training and tuition fees may vary depending upon the specific course of interest and the school offering the training. Training centers also may have slightly different syllabus to teach to students in a class.
For inquiries, tuition fees, enrollment procedures, class schedule and other concern, it would be better that you visit their school/training center and inquire for other documents they may need.
Location and Contact Information
For further information, please contact the school directly at telephone number 491-5536; 892-8807. You can also visit School of Fashion and the Arts. The assessment center is located at 55 Paseo De Roxas Ave., Makati City, Philippines.