Barking College

Art and Design (Fashion) - BTEC National Diploma level 3

Barking College
In Romford

Price on request
Prefer to call the centre directly?

Important information

Typology BTEC
Location Romford
Duration 2 Years
  • BTEC
  • Romford
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

During the first year you will develop the basic skills of pattern cutting, hand and machine sewing and textile making as well as studying core areas of communication, drawing and contextual studies. As the course develops you will have the opportunity to specialise more in areas such as fashion, textiles, interior design or art. You will study 18 units which will provide an understanding or.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities (1)
Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Romford
Barking And Dagenham College,Dagenham Road, RM7 0XU, Essex, England
See map
Starts On request
Location
Romford
Barking And Dagenham College,Dagenham Road, RM7 0XU, Essex, England
See map

To take into account

· Requirements

Applicants should have one of the following; GNVQ in a related subject or at least 4 GCSE grade A-C. Of most importance is a portfolio of artwork reflecting an interest in the subject and demonstrating a good level of ability. Selection is by interview and appraisal of art and design work.

Questions & Answers

Ask a question and other users will answer you

Course programme


Cultural and Creative Industries - Art, 3D Design and Fashion
Art and Design (Fashion) - BTEC National Diploma level 3(2010/2011)
Study Method:
This full-time course is studied over two years with attendance at college usually three/four days a week
Duration :Two years - full time
Who the Course is For:
Ideal for people excited by fashion and textiles who enjoy hands-on designing and making; experimenting with materials and techniques; developing drawing skills; making fabrics; creating surface patterns and turning designs into items that can be used or worn. You can enjoy visits to see the work of fashion and textile designers, past and present to develop contextual knowledge and creative ideas. Second year students are encouraged to develop a personal portfolio for future progression.
Assessment:
All of the assessment is through coursework and college set assignments, with a Final Major Project that is externally marked
Course Leads To:
If you want to get a job straight away you could work in a variety of industries in the area of fashion/textile/interior design. If you decide to go to university you could take a degree or HNC/D in fashion/textile design.
Entry Requirements:
Applicants should have one of the following;
GNVQ in a related subject or at least 4 GCSE grade A-C.
Of most importance is a portfolio of artwork reflecting an interest in the subject and demonstrating a good level of ability. Selection is by interview and appraisal of art and design work.

Content:
During the first year you will develop the basic skills of pattern cutting, hand and machine sewing and textile making as well as studying core areas of communication, drawing and contextual studies. As the course develops you will have the opportunity to specialise more in areas such as fashion, textiles, interior design or art. You will study 18 units which will provide an understanding or general art and design and help you develop a specialist interest in fashion design. You will study specialist units such as; fashion media, fashion production techniques, fashion visualization, textile and surface design.


Compare to choose better:
See all