Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fashion and Textiles
|Mode of study||Vocational Full-time|
|Campus||English Bridge Campus|
|Start date||September 2021|
|Course code||FLR3NDF (2123)|
Who is it for?
This exciting and creative programme provides a nationally recognised qualification equivalent to three A Levels for those interested in a career in the Fashion industries. The course will equip you with knowledge and understanding of the different employment areas in fashion such as design, illustration, marketing, merchandising, buying, pattern cutting, garment construction and textiles. The course will build the practical skills to develop design ideas into three dimensional clothing which will be included in the annual Fashion Show.
You will require a minimum of four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, preferably including English Language and an Art subject, or Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design, at Merit, and a portfolio of art and design work.
What does the course involve?
You will learn about the Fashion industry and also develop your practical skills in Fashion design and drawing, pattern cutting, textiles, garment construction and styling and promotion, covering a range of practical units.
Both years of the course will be involved in producing garments for the Annual Art School Fashion Show. You will also receive grounding in traditional art & design methods and the history of art. The course involves visits to relevant exhibitions & galleries and Fashion & Textile competitions.
Drawing and illustration is intrinsic to the design process, as is an openness to explore other art disciplines when researching.
How much does it cost?
You will be expected to pay for the materials used to develop your fashion ideas, a detailed list will be provided.
A contribution towards educational visits may also be requested.
What do I do next?
You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study on the application page. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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