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Fashion (Art and Design) Introductory Diploma

Entry Requirements:
At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English or Maths at grade C/4 or above. Students must have an interest in the fashion industry and be creative.

Why Should You Take This Course?
This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in fashion industry and textiles. This qualification is equivalent to one A Level and can therefore be done as a part of an A Level programme and gives you the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to prepare for employment or higher education.
This course covers many aspects of fashion and textiles and is aimed at anyone who has a passion for creativity. It is suitable for anyone who has an interest in fashion and has a desire to work in this industry. It is a practical, work-related course and you learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

Course content
Units studied include:
Fashion Design
Fashion Production
Textile Design
Up-cycling Fashion Products
Fashion Illustration
Art and Design in Context
How will I be assessed?
The units are internally assessed by projects and the development of a portfolio.
Are there any special expenses?
Provisions of some materials and sketchbooks for your practical work may be required and there are several trips throughout the course.
What could I do next?
There are a wide range of careers in the fashion industry including textile and fashion design, costume and theatre design, teaching, fashion marketing or fashion retail.


How to apply for this course

2018-2019 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2018-2019 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post