Full time Fashion And Clothing National Diploma

In Tonbridge

£ 700 + VAT

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    Tonbridge

Description

This exciting course provides students with the opportunity to experience a broad range of subjects relating to the fashion industry. Strong emphasis is placed on encouraging students to explore their creativity and ideas through a range of design projects involving research, design development, pattern and garment production, exhibition and museum visits, fashion illustration and presentation.

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Location

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Tonbridge (Kent)
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Brook Street, TN9 2PW

Starts

On request

To take into account

Applicants should hold one of the following: At least five GCSEs at grade C or above, including an art-based subject and preferably English Language BTEC First Diploma, at Merit or distinction in a relevant subject plus level 2 qualifications in English and Maths You will need to show a portfolio of creative work for your interview

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Fashion And Clothing National Diploma
This exciting course provides students with the opportunity to experience a broad range of subjects relating to the fashion industry. Strong emphasis is placed on encouraging students to explore their creativity and ideas through a range of design projects involving research, design development, pattern and garment production, exhibition and museum visits, fashion illustration and presentation.

Course Content:
Under the support and guidance provided by a team of experienced and dedicated specialist tutors. You will study and work in the surroundings of the Colleges purpose-built art & design centre that offers excellent studio and workshop facilities.

  • Drawing
  • Design methods
  • History of fashion
  • Fashion marketing
  • Textiles
  • Pattern and garment construction
  • Computer illustration
  • Fashion illustration
  • Presentation techniques

As the course progresses you will adopt a more personal approach to your studies, enabling you to develop your portfolio for entry to Higher Education.

How will I learn?
On-site class delivery

Awarding body:
Edexcel.
Attendance Requirements:
Full-time. Details regarding expected course timetable and attendance will be given at interview, if available.

Entry Requirements:
Applicants should hold one of the following:

  • At least five GCSEs at grade C or above, including an art-based subject and preferably English Language
  • BTEC First Diploma, at Merit or distinction in a relevant subject plus level 2 qualifications in English and Maths

You will need to show a portfolio of creative work for your interview

Accreditation of Prior Learning / Experience:
Mature applicants (those over 21 years of age at the start of the course) are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis

Entry Process:
An interview with the course tutor will be arranged at the earliest opportunity after receiving your application. You will be asked to bring a portfolio of your recent creative work to help us assess your suitability for the course.

Assessment:
Assessment is continuous throughout the course, and includes a final major project that will be internally and externally marked. The overall grade for the qualification (Distinction, Merit or Pass) is based on performance across all 18 units.

Progression Routes:
Students successfully completing the course may progress to design based Degree level courses in a range of relevant subjects, such as Fashion Design, Fashion Management, Fashion Promotion.

Career Options:
With further study, potential careers include fashion design, fashion buying, surface pattern and textile design, fashion promotion, marketing, pattern cutting and fashion journalism.

Related Courses:
The College offers National Diplomas in General Art & Design and Fine Art. Also available is the BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies.

Fees

Year : Description : Under 19 : Over 19 & on benefits : Over 19 : Overseas
09/10 : Tuition : £0.00 : £0.00 : £700.00 : £5,800.00
09/10 : Material : £75.00 : £75.00 : £75.00 : £75.00
09/10 : Exams : £0.00 : £0.00 : £0.00 : £0.00
09/10 : Trips : £25.00 : £25.00 : £25.00 : £25.00
09/10 : Kit : £70.95 : £70.95 : £70.95 : £70.95
Fees subject to change please enquire on application. For courses lasting more than one year, please note that the fees given above are for the first year only. Similar fees will be due for each subsequent year of the course and will be subject to an inflationary increase on the first year fees.

Sessions

Year : Full or Part-time : Level : Start date : End date : Day : Start time : End time
09/10 : FT : Further Education : 14/9/2009 : 9/7/2010 : : N/A : N/A

Full time Fashion And Clothing National Diploma

£ 700 + VAT