What is the course about?
The Level 3 Extended Certificate will give you the chance to explore different routes within the Fashion industries and develop your fashion expertise. You will create a portfolio of work to include practical skills such as: creating a range of fashion illustrations, costing sheets, finished original paper patterns and constructed garments.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
Yes, please contact our customer services before enrolling.
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
You will have successfully completed a level 2 Fashion course, or be able to demonstrate fashion skills at a level 2, plus have a level 2 in English. Acceptance onto the course is through application and interview only.
What topics does the course cover?
Topics covered on the course will include Illustrations for Fashion Design, Mood boards, developing and presenting design ideas, creative pattern cutting, and garment construction. While on the Course, you will be taught how to develop creative ideas into finished garments.
How will I be taught and assessed?
The Course Tutors will teach and support you in a creative and friendly environment. You will be taught through practical demonstrations, research and hands-on making. Assessment will be practical and feedback will be given on a regular basis.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
The studio fee covers basic materials and equipment, but you will need to buy your own selected fabrics to make your garments. At the beginning of the course you will be provided with a small list of equipment you will need to bring to each lesson such as: A4 ring binder, sketchbook, drawing materials, basic sewing kit etc.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
By the end of the Course you will have a portfolio of work which will show practical skills such as: creating a range of fashion illustrations, costing sheets, finished original paper patterns and constructing garment components accurately.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
This Level 3 Certificate Course could enable direct progression into employment within the Fashion Industries, with the opportunity to progress into specialised sectors within the Industry. Upon successful completion of the Course, you can also progress onto a Foundation Course or HE courses in Fashion.