During your time on the course, you will explore a range of fun and exciting materials, techniques and processes related to fashion in context to themes. You will document your work and review your practice on an on-going basis. The course will teach you beginner level skills in pattern cutting, sewing and garment construction. Your work has the exciting opportunity to be showcased at our end of year Fashion Show and shows throughout the year. This course is designed to enable you to develop skills relevant to the industry of fashion. You will explore a range of technical skills that will then be supportive to secure your progression and career goals with us at Level 2 Certificate level through the development of a professional portfolio of work you can be proud of to celebrate your creative journey with us here. This course not only teaches you basic skills related to the industry of fashion but how to visualise them in context to job roles related to your future interests and aspirations. This course is supportive to you from the outset, content as well as setting you up to progress onto one of our other courses or you could go into employment working in pattern cutting, garment technology, design teams and Styling, as a CAD Technician, in Marketing or Buying. On this course you will be shown how to develop basic technical skills. You will be supported by a team of industry professionals with lots of experience in the fields of pattern cutting, design, fashion, sewing and garment construction.
Throughout the duration of the course, you will go on trips to local and regional exhibitions to support the development of your work. You will take part in live competitions and work experiences with local employers to gain experience into how your chosen subject looks in context to the world of work. You will experience inspirational talks from guest speakers working within the industry currently. You will also have the opportunity to be selected to showcase your work at our end of year exhibition and live events within the year. You will collaborate with other learners from your course as well as other subject areas/departments. You will be able to use our state of the art facilities and studio spaces adopting a multi-disciplinary approach to your creative practice. You will also benefit from progression talks with previous students and one to ones focusing on you and your aspirations.
To join this exciting course you will need a commitment and enthusiasm for fashion, sewing, pattern cutting & garment construction. You will also need to fulfil one of the criteria below: Level 1 Functional Skills English We look forward to working with you and helping you to kick-start your creative journey here with us.
Successful completion of the course will enable you to progress onto our Level 2 Diploma in Skills For The Fashion Industries or you could go into employment working in pattern cutting, garment technology, design teams and Styling, as a CAD Technician, in Marketing or Buying.