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Alterations and Customising — Part-time

Course outline

This course will include how to use a sewing machine and accessories and encourage re-using, recycling and restyling old garments to cut down on clothing waste.

This will include printing and dyeing, patchwork techniques, how to hem jeans correctly and how to transform charity shop finds.

You can view the fantastic creative works of our students on our Creative Showcase website below.

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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.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: Wednesday 24th May 2023

End: Wednesday 19th July 2023

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £72

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

Course code: C037236 / Q037237

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: Thursday 25th May 2023

End: Thursday 20th July 2023

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Day: Thursday

Tuition fee: £72

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

Course code: C037238 / Q037239

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: Friday 26th May 2023

End: Friday 21st July 2023

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Day: Friday

Tuition fee: £72

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

Course code: C037240 / Q037241

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: Friday 26th May 2023

End: Friday 21st July 2023

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Day: Friday

Tuition fee: £72

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

Course code: C037242 / Q037243

Qualification

No qualification awarded

Duration

10 weeks

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but a good standard of English is required

Teaching & assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual learning plan (ILPs) encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course. Assessment is ongoing, one to one and group tuition with be provided. A variety of skills will be demonstrated by the tutor.

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. Students may be able to progress onto other textile craft courses, these may include NCFE Level 1 Award or NCFE Level 2 Award in Dressmaking

Additional information

You can read more about community courses in our Guidance for Community Courses booklet.