This course will enable students to explore the different areas of the fashion, textiles and clothing industry, equipping them with practical and vocational skills, as well as develop their academic and creative potential. This course is based in Anstee House in central Kingston which has been designed for the needs of Fashion & Textiles students. This facility benefits from a spacious pattern cutting and garment construction studios alongside the latest industrial machinery.
The 90 Credit qualification is a one year full-time course and is equivalent to 1.5 A-levels. The natural progression on successful completion is into a second year for completion of a full Extended Diploma; the Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A-levels. Some mature students however may choose to progress from the 90 Credit one year course directly into employment or alternative training.
The course will give you a broad knowledge and understanding of fashion design, marketing and manufacturing processes associated with the fashion industry. It will teach you practical and creative skills including pattern cutting, garment construction and visualisation techniques.
Suitability - Who should attend?
Students need to have Four GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4, including English or Mathematics or equivalent Level 2 qualification. Portfolio of work. Successful interview and satisfactory reference. For second year entry (Extended Diploma) onto the Fashion and Clothing pathway, successful completion of a 90 Credit Diploma in Fashion and Clothing and satisfactory reference is required
Outcome / Qualification etc.
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