City & Guilds in Fashion Level 1 (blended)
Endeavour Learning and Skills Centre
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This accredited unit will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge needed to make a costume using recycled materials. You will develop basic practical skills using a range of materials, techniques and equipment in planning, preparation construction and presentation of the costume.
This course is suitable for learners with prior knowledge and practical experience of the subject who wish to further develop their skills and understanding and gain a qualification.
It is appropriate for learners with an ability to competently use the sewing machine to create sewn techniques.
How to apply
For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349
Unit 108 Make a Costume Using Recycled Materials
The course comprises classroom-based workshop-style learning with some supporting online content.
You will develop your:
- design skills
- knowledge and practical ability
as you select and use a pattern to construct a costume of your own design for a stated client and specified occasion/theme using recycled materials.
As part of the course, you will identify and research current health and safety regulations and create a written piece detailing how to work safely when using tools, equipment and recycled materials to create a costume.
Your design skills will be developed through research, exploration and experimentation using a range of recycled materials and practical construction techniques.
You will be given the opportunity to:
- use recycled materials to sample construction methods such as seams, shaping, stitching, bonding, fastenings and neatening
- create folios, or similar, within which to present your written work, research, design work and sampled construction pieces
- take photographs of your work at each stage and produce timescales and cost sheets
- observe regular tutor demonstration of construction techniques
- create, evaluate and record your work
City & Guilds Level 1 Award Fashion
Unit 108 Make a costume using recycled materials
Credit value: 4
This is a stand-alone, accredited unit which may be completed as part of a full Level 1 Certificate.
Specific outcomes must be achieved to gain the qualification.
Assessment of learning is measured through methods such as: product inspection, observation, discussion and feedback and written work.
Where can it lead?
After this course you may wish to continue with the next units in order to gain a full Level 1 qualification in Fashion.
Further progression may be a Level 2 and 3 course and on to a degree course in Fashion/Textiles
We also offer a range of other courses in the practical arts which can assist you in discovering something for yourself that can develop your own skills and interests.
As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential.