From sketchbook to catwalk, you will develop a broad range of creative and technical skills in fashion and textiles.
In year 1 you will work towards the Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design, if you achieve this you can progress onto year two and work towards the Extended Diploma.
In our specialist fashion studios, you will independently produce innovative and inspirational designs that will feature in fashion shows and exhibitions. Through practical projects you will develop sought-after skills by exploring practical elements such as design, digital illustration, pattern cutting, garment construction, textile techniques and drawing. You will also be required to complete a contextual studies assignment, and throughout you will develop your portfolio of work, for your next educational step or employment.
Each year of the course completes with a Final Major Project and an opportunity to contribute to the Art and Media exhibition and Fashion Show.
We place a strong emphasis on employability skills,such as presenting ideas, portfolio development and negotiating effectively with potential clients.
Progression to higher education or a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design. Employment opportunities on completion of this course may include specialist apprenticeships, or entry-level fashion and retail jobs.