“I don’t design clothes, I design dreams” – Ralph Lauren
Established in 2006, Xela College of Design holds the distinction of
being the first and only fully accredited fashion college in Mbombela.
Our legacy is built upon a history of producing graduates who shine
brightly within the fashion industry and those who venture out as
self-starting entrepreneurs, equipped with the tools to carve their own
We take immense pride in offering career-focused training that is rooted
in real-world experience. Our philosophy centers around hands-on
learning, ensuring that you not only acquire theoretical knowledge but
also gain practical skills that are in demand in the industry.
Our lecturers are more than just instructors – they are industry experts
with years of practical experience and knowledge to share. Their passion
for their respective fields is palpable, and they are dedicated to
helping you reach your full creative potential.
Accreditation and Admissions
Rest assured that our programs meet the highest standards of quality and
relevance. Xela College of Design’s courses are accredited by FP&M
Seta, CATHSETA, and QCTO. As for admissions, we select students based on
merit, passion, and talent through a meticulous interview and assessment