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Upcycle Clothes and Sustainability Awareness — Part-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you are interested in exploring sustainable fashion and ethical processes within the garment making process as well as experimenting with various clothing upcycling projects.

You will learn:

  • Upcycling ideas and techniques, creating several projects throughout the course
  • Explore draping and design development to make the most out of your creation
  • About ethical and sustainable practices within fashion and garment making and how to put these into practice

You can expect to come away with:

  • Several upcycled creations of your own
  • Lots of inspirational ideas about upcycling clothing and how to take your ideas forward
  • An understanding of the best ethical and sustainable practices within the world of fashion and textiles

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.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Stoney Street

Start: Thursday 1st February 2024

End: Thursday 20th June 2024

Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuition fees may be waived for this course if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Fee and Financial Support page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Tuition fee: £156

Course code: C043264 / Q043265


Level 1 College Certificate

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements however you must be aged 19+.

Teaching & assessment

Assessment is via practical work and the completion of an Individual Learning Plan with the help of your course tutor.


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