It looks like you have JavaScript turned off

Pretty much everything should work. But you may find some components look slightly off as a result. You can find out what JavaScript is here. If you don't have JavaScript turned off, or if something doesn't work that you think should do, please get in touch.

Staying safe on campus and out and about — See our latest COVID-19 guidance

Alteration Skills for Beginners - Part-time

Course outline

During the course, we will use the sewing machine and learn to make alterations to garments to make them fit better.

Topics covered include:

  • Taking up hems
  • How to put in a zip in using a sewing machine
  • How to complete button holes on the sewing machine
  • How to embroider and customise a garment

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

Choose a course option below and press apply now.

Want to find out more first?

Get in touch by hitting the button below and filling out our enquiry form.

Download a guide Browse careers Get in touch
Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: 9th February 2022

End: 4th May 2022

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £90

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C037226 / Q037227

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: 10th February 2022

End: 5th May 2022

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Thursday

Tuition fee: £90

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C037228 / Q037229

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: 25th February 2022

End: 13th May 2022

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Day: Friday

Tuition fee: £90

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C037230 / Q037231

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: 25th February 2022

End: 13th May 2022

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Friday

Tuition fee: £90

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C037232 / Q037233

Qualification

College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.

Progression

There may be opportunities to progress onto other courses both in the community and at Nottingham College sites.

The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.

Additional information

You will need to bring the following sewing kit items:

  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Needle
  • Thread
  • Embroidery floss
  • Small amount of cotton fabric

Extra supplies will be available to purchase.

Sewing machines will be provided.

You can read more about community courses and your individual Learning Plan in our Guidance for Community Learners booklet.

Tutor: Kirpal Kaur

Skip to main content