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Overview

This course would be perfect for somebody who wants to set-up a new business in manufacturing clothing.

We will teach you how to make garments and how they would follow the manufacturing process from conception through to completed garment on the rail.

This will include: under pressing and pressing, lay plans and cutting processes.

During this course student will cover how to set up and promote a business through social media, setting up an Instagram account and creating a range of promotional materials.

Student Comment "When looking for an outfit I always used to struggle to find the design that I wanted! But now I've completed this course I can create the designs that I want. I feel so proud of what I have achieved, bring on the HND in Fashion and Textiles next year!" Fatima, Alumni 2018-19

Course description

This course is designed for learners who want to develop skills in garment manufacturing, this will help to prepare students for work within the manufacturing sector of the clothing industry which could include setting up your own small business. The course will cover creating the components involved in the making of industry standard garments, including tailored jackets and trousers. The supply and manufacturing side of the UK fashion and textiles sector makes £11.8 billion a year and accounts for 79,000 businesses and 340,000 jobs. This course will take you from design to the final outcome, with use of specialist technology in the fashion industry.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

  • An insight to how the fashion and manufacturing industry works.
  • Fashion design
  • Pattern cutting
  • Lay planning
  • Garment construction
  • Tailoring

Units:

  • The different markets of fashion 
  • Preparation for employment 
  • The fashion industry 
  • Garment construction: detail techniques 
  • Tailoring: tailored jacket construction 
  • Tailoring: tailored trousers construction 
  • Pattern cutting: pattern design 
  • Pattern cutting: drafting techniques 

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 13 September 2021, Duration: 25 Weeks - 25 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) 13 September 2021, Duration: 25 Weeks - 25 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) 13 September 2021, Duration: 25 Weeks £3500.00 25 Weeks You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ 13 September 2021, Duration: 25 Weeks £3500.00 25 Weeks You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.