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Garment Technology for Fashion Retail (Level 4 Professional Diploma) - Full-time

Course outline

The course is perfect if you have a passion for fashion or are working in the retail sector.

You will have either previously studied at Level 3 for a Fashion Retail qualification or a qualification in a related sector. You may also have some experience of working in the sector maybe on the shop floor or some part of the supply chain, for example, a head office.

This course may lead you into Higher Education or into a career in the Fashion Retail sector.

You will learn and explore the changing environment and influences on fashion retail businesses and understand the context, structure and functions of different fashion retail businesses from a management perspective to achieve competitiveness, efficiency and profitability

You can expect tutors that have a wealth of industry experience and knowledge and want to share this with you.

You will learn in our dedicated fashion business retail spaces, which include creative studios, computer suites and our own mock window display. You will develop your employability skills through placements and live projects, plus you’ll go behind the scenes at independent and big brand stores.

You will be given the opportunity to finish the course with a project that explores your interests and showcases your skills.

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

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How to apply for this course

Apply online now for 2021/22.

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Location Date
The Lace Market

Start: 6th September 2021

Course code: C036163 / Q036165


UAL Level 4 Professional Diploma in Garment Technology for Fashion Retail


1 year

Level Level 4
Entry requirements

You will need one A level or equivalent Level 3 qualification preferably in a relevant creative subject. You must also have a minimum of a grade 4 (C), or equivalent Level 2 qualification, in both English and maths.


The course is assessed through ongoing module assessment with the final unit being graded


You could progress to:

  • University study
  • Employment
  • Apprenticeships
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