Fashion is the largest employer of all the UK’s creative industries supporting almost 900,000 jobs and contributing an estimated £28bn to the UK economy. This programme will encourage you to explore your creativity and ideas through the practice of research, drawing, design development and technical skills. Along with an understanding of colour, texture, pattern and form, you will develop an awareness of fashion and textiles as a three dimensional experience. The different course units are aimed at developing the skills and qualities necessary to handle demanding but very rewarding jobs.
You will normally complete a 90 Credit Diploma in year one. Successful completion will allow you to progress to the Extended Diploma in year two which is equivalent to three A-levels.
You don’t need any previous experience of sewing to be able to undertake this course just a willingness to learn and experiment with ideas and fabrics.
The course will teach you how to work creatively with a wide range of media as well as improving your drawing skills. You will undertake an independent research study and develop your presentation, organisational and time management skill