Practical Home Furnishings (Introduction)

Course Code: GC2EC1990

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Start DateLocationDuration / Fees
18/09/2018Gateway Campus10 Weeks / £100.00Enrol
15/01/2019Gateway Campus10 Weeks / £100.00Enrol
18/09/2019Gateway Campus10 Weeks / £100.00Enquire

Course Overview

Through this course you will design and construct an item(s) of your own choice and within your own capabilities, using colour and fabric creatively.  This can be anything from a cushion (or even pincushion) to a full size window treatment. You may start with samples in order to build your confidence, before embarking on a main project. You will learn through observation, demonstrations, group work and practical projects, sharing ideas, skills and opinions. Term 2: This term you will extend your knowledge and techniques, finishing with a completed project. Term 3: In Term 3, your understanding and skills learnt will be assessed and this will form the basis of the learning for this term to allow you to continue to extend your knowledge and challenge you further.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be 19 plus Enthusiasm and a keen interest in sewing in order to create individual items for the home. Basic sewing skills would be an advantage but not essential.

Qualification Obtained

Watercolours for Beginners

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

This is a workshop style session where techniques will be demonstrated and students will work on individual projects with specialist guidance and support from the tutor.

Work Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of community courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects they deliver. Our teaching staff are appropriately qualified with considerable experience and knowledge relevant to the courses we offer.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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