City & Guilds in Fashion Level 1 (blended)

City & Guilds in Fashion Level 1 (blended)

Duration: To be confirmed
Start Date: To be confirmed
Day and time: Tuesday, 5.30-8.30pm
Course fees: £75 / FREE (fee remissions available)
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Aims

This blended course will give you the knowledge and understanding of:

  • safety issues and requirements;
  • research and design skills;
  • costing and production processes;
  • sewing techniques;
  • fabrics, and haberdashery;
  • practical sewing techniques;
  • how to use a pattern to construct a garment;
  • sequential construction methods and techniques;
  • presentation skills.

Entry Requirements

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 pieces, an awareness of commercial patterns and knowledge of sewing techniques and processes.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Content

This blended course comprising of some classroom based workshop-style learning with some online content will enable you to develop your knowledge and practical skills.

You will learn to research and document how to work safely and effectively in a manufacturing environment, using a sewing tools, equipment and material in line with current legislation.

Your design skills will be developed through research, you will produce design ideas for an unlined skirt.

You will select a pattern, fabric and haberdashery for your chosen top or shirt; produce sewn samples of techniques and processes and provide a written estimate of time and cost to make the garment.

You will create folios within which to present your written work – research, statement of intent, costing sheet, production timescale, and other brief pieces. – , design work, fabric swatches, practical sewn samples of techniques and processes and documentation of the construction process.

You will construct the garment, photograph and display the finished piece.

During the course you will observe tutor demonstration of sewing techniques and processes.

Assessment Method

City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Fashion

Specific outcomes must be achieved to gain the qualification.

Assessment of learning is measured through methods such as: product inspection, observation, discussion and feedback, 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.  Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.

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