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Fashion and Textiles (Level 3) - Full-time

Fashion Textiles L3

Course outline

This course is perfect if you see yourself working as a designer in the world of fashion, textiles, soft furnishings, costume or even in fashion accessories, within our excellently resourced Fashion and Textiles department in the Lace Market.

You’ll learn a range of fashion and textile skills in Year 1:

  • Fashion
    • Pattern cutting
    • Construction and production
    • Womenswear/menswear
    • Childrenswear
    • Bridal
    • Costumes
    • Contour fashion
    • Knitwear
  • Textiles
    • Constructed and multi-media textiles
    • Surface pattern and printing
    • Design for fashion
    • Interiors and accessories

Year 2 will allow you to specialise further through in-depth research of design history and contemporary trends within fashion design and/or textile design, developing skills and a progression portfolio and plan.

The course is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

You can expect plenty of expert guidance on preparing a winning portfolio, and you’ll get the chance to showcase your work in an annual fashion show and static exhibition. You’ll get to grips with the complex but exciting world of the fashion industry through guest lectures, industry visits and links including trips to London and London Graduate Fashion Week, focusing on your employability skills.

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Location Date

Location:

The Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Date:

Start: 4th September 2019

  • Course code: C000282
Qualification

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fashion and Textiles

Duration

2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need:

  • 5 GCSEs at grade 9–4/A*–C, including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grade 9–4/A*–C or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths; or
  • A relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C)

You will also need a portfolio of work.

Progression

Choose to follow with degree level study in:

  • Art
  • Fashion
  • Textile design
  • Fashion marketing
  • Interior design
  • Other related creative industry

You could also move straight into employment in a junior fashion role.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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