Full Time Fashion Clothing with Textiles - EDEXCEL BTEC Level 3

In Worthing

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  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Worthing

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

In year one, projects cover a broad range of theoretical and practical skills relating to fashion and textile design including research skills, drawing and visual studies, design and concept development, fashion illustration, Photoshop, printed, knitted and embroidered textiles, pattern cutting and garment construction. These are supported by cultural and historical lectures, museum visits

Facilities

Location

Starts

Worthing (West Sussex)
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Littlehampton Road, BN12 6NU

Starts

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To take into account

Qualifications Required Four GCSEs at grade A*-C, which should include an Art and Design subject, or BTEC First Diploma or Level 2 qualification or Higher Diploma in a relevant subject. Experience Required No experience is required. Portfolio Your portfolio should contain examples of work that demonstrate your interests and ability to communicate your ideas using a range of materials....

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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

Fashion Clothing with Textiles - EDEXCEL BTEC Level 3
Course Length: 2 Years
Site: West Durrington Campus
Attendance: Full time
Course Code: FFDFT1

The Course
This National Diploma is designed to develop creative awareness and understanding of fashion and textile design, together with cultural and supporting studies covering design, dress and art/ design history.

Course Content
In year one, projects cover a broad range of theoretical and practical skills relating to fashion and textile design including research skills, drawing and visual studies, design and concept development, fashion illustration, Photoshop, printed, knitted and embroidered textiles, pattern cutting and garment construction. These are supported by cultural and historical lectures, museum visits and overseas study trips.
In year two, projects are designed to develop more advanced design and technical skills in fashion and textiles that prepare students to undertake an individual major project. This project work enables students to build a personal portfolio for progression into Higher Education and/or related employment.
In addition, students are able to use our well resourced Flexible Learning Area, where they can research into a wide range of designers and companies through the use of specialist fashion and textile magazines, fabric library, videos, slides and CAD programmes.

Assessment/Exams
Continuous assessment throughout the programme. There are 18 assessed units which are developed and explored through a series of projects. Course work is assessed against a set of assessment criteria. Students are supported through tutorials and guidance throughout to aid in the successful completion of the programme.

Progression/Career Path
Students are able to progress onto a range of Higher Education programmes - principally BTEC Higher National Diploma, Foundation Degree and BA Hons Degree courses in Fashion and related disciplines. Students may also consider apprenticeships or other related employment in the fashion/ textile industry.

Entry Requirements
Qualifications Required
Four GCSEs at grade A*-C, which should include an Art and Design subject, or BTEC First Diploma or Level 2 qualification or Higher Diploma in a relevant subject.

Experience Required
No experience is required.

Portfolio
Your portfolio should contain examples of work that demonstrate your interests and ability to communicate your ideas using a range of materials. Observational drawing and creative work linked to GCSE, AS or other vocational experience should be included.

Interview
Yes

Applications
Complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

Admissions Office
Northbrook College
Freepost 975
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Further Details
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