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Fashion Production Skills

Summary

The short course will introduce the basic skills associated with fashion and costume production. It provides vital technical knowledge to underpin your design skills. The course will introduce you to the principles of pattern drafting and garment construction. You will learn how to measure the body effectively and create bespoke blocks and patterns.

Garment construction techniques are a strong focus of the course, and you will go on to produce an individually designed garment. More experienced students might want to use the sessions to develop their independent garment making skills in the workshop, with tutor support and guidance.

Next course dates

Start date Location Duration
26 Sep 2024
University Centre
10 Weeks
16 Jan 2025
University Centre
10 Weeks
17 Apr 2025
University Centre
10 Weeks

Where can this subject lead?

Career progression

This short Fashion Production Skills course will take you through the process of designing and making your own simple garments and is pitched at an introductory to intermediate level. Other short courses within the fashion department, such as the Couture Sewing Skills or Tailoring, are opportunities to embed and further your skill levels and there is the option to progress to degree-level study, subject to specific entry criteria.

Key information

Entry Requirements

No prior qualifications are necessary for this course, however to get the most out of it you should have intermediate level sewing skills.

Qualification obtained

Fashion Production Skills

Extra costs and equipment

A basic sewing/pattern making kit will be required and there will be some additional material costs associated with the course. Pattern paper and calico for toiles can be purchased through the College.

Tuition Fees

Read our tuition fees guide.

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: NONE

Terms and Conditions

Read our full terms and conditions for more information.

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: NONE

What will I learn?

Industry placement, field trips and guest speakers

There are no industry placements and no field trips on this course. However, our experienced team of fashion experts will be happy to advise you about local and national opportunities relating to employers, industry events, exhibitions and fabric sourcing.

How will I be assessed?

How will I be assessed?

This course is part of the community learning programme and as such is not subject to any formal assessment.

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