BTEC National Diploma In Textiles/Fashion

BTEC

In Blackburn

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    BTEC

  • Location

    Blackburn

Assessments are continuous, with regular feedback given so you know exactly how you are doing. In the final stages of the course you will produce a final major project. This will be set internally and externally. Staff will advise and guide you through these stages encouraging you to use all the skills you have gained throughout the course.

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Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Start date

Blackburn (Lancashire)
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Feilden Street Blackburn, BB2 1LH

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Course programme


BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN TEXTILES/FASHION A Two Year Full-Time Course Of Study
This course is an integral part of our Centre of Vocational Excellence in Textiles/Fashion. The course consists of eight compulsory and ten optional units, including drawing and contextual studies as well as units to help you develop the skills necessary to become a fashion or textiles designer. However this course particularly encourages personal development and expression. As a result you will have the opportunity to develop an outstanding portfolio of work. Other key features are:
- It is a course with an excellent reputation
- Recognised by industry, Higher Education and practising designers
- Taught by specialist staff
- Excellent links with industry providing valuable work placements
- Excellent Facilities
- It has been awarded Centre of Vocational Excellence Status.
This means that you will have the opportunity to access some of the latest digital technologies and processes in fashion and textile design.

How Will I Learn? - You will learn through a series of exciting practical projects.
- All aspects are linked to encourage personal development.
- You will be supported by a tutorial system and an enthusiastic team of specialist staff, and visited by guest lecturers.
You will also be able to gain experience through visits to galleries, museums and through a work experience placement.
Fashion and Interiors are linked-you will be learning about colour trends and how and where to find research. It will be necessary to join the visits as they will help you to produce the best work you can for assessments.
You will develop your own strengths which will help you to map out your chosen career route. To enable your work to develop you will need to have your own personal materials.

What Will I Gain At The End Of This Course? - An excellent portfolio of work to present to University or employers
- BTEC EDEXCEL National Diploma (equivalent of three A Levels)
- Evidence of Work Experience placement
- Key Skills qualifications
- Additional Qualifications in Silk Painting and Theatrical Costume.

How Will I Be Assessed? Assessments are continuous, with regular feedback given so you know exactly how you are doing. In the final stages of the course you will produce a final major project. This will be set internally and externally. Staff will advise and guide you through these stages encouraging you to use all the skills you have gained throughout the course.

What Do I Need To Study This Subject? An interest and enthusiasm for textiles and fashion. Four GCSEs at Grade C or above or a BTEC First Diploma qualification. We also accept applications from mature students, aged 21 or above, who can demonstrate a keen interest in textiles and fashion. A portfolio of your creative work as well as a good record of achievement and personal statement will also help staff make a final decision in the interview.

Why Should I Do This Course? - It is a course with an excellent reputation
- Recognised by industry, Higher Education and by practising designers and EDEXCEL
- Taught by specialist staff
- Excellent links with industry providing valuable work placements
- Excellent facilities
- Supported by a strong team committed to helping you achieve your potential in your
chosen area, interior or fashion
- Exciting visits and guest speakers

What Could I Do In The Future? You could progress to become a -
- teacher
- textile technologist
- wallcovering designer
- carpet designer
- theatre costume designer
- merchandiser
- textiles technician
- CAD operator
- stylist
- fashion designer

BTEC National Diploma In Textiles/Fashion

Price on request