Our perfectly formed Fashion House is located 5 minutes from Bullring and our Digbeth campus, the heart of Birmingham’s shopping district. Ideal for budding designers, the Fusion Centre offers workshops, industry-trained tutors and the opportunity to design your own collection for the annual fashion show so you can show off your talents This Level 2 course not only teaches you skills, how to visualise but also how to focus on an area and realise progression goals 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 Level 3 courses. On this course you will be shown how to be experimental and developmental with your creativity in context to pathway related work. You will be supported by a team of industry professionals with lots of experience in the fields of Fashion, Textiles and Styling & Promotion.
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 have the opportunity to be selected to showcase your work at our end of year exhibition and live events within the year. You will be able to collaborate with other learners from your course as well as other 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 portfolio of past or current work you can bring to an interview. Commitment and enthusiasm for Fashion, Textiles, Styling or Promotion. You will also need to fulfil one of the criteria below: Four GCSEs grade 3 or above including GCSE Art and Design BTEC Introductory Diploma in Art (Distinction) or Merit grade plus 1 GCSE at grade 3 BTEC Introductory Certificate in Art (Merit or Distinction) plus at least 2 GCSEs at grade 3 or above NCFE Level 1 Art and Design / NCFE Level 1 Interactive Media We look forward to working with you and helping you to kick-start your creative journey here with us at SCCB.
Successful completion of the course with a Merit or above can progress onto our Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fashion & Textiles or our as Level 3 Extended Diploma in Styling & Promotion.