Garment Making Entry Level 3 (classroom-based)

Garment Making Entry Level 3 (classroom-based)

Duration: 10 weeks
Start Date: To be confirmed
Day and time: Wednesday, 9.45-11.45am
Course fees: FREE
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349
Eligibility: Please note: if you already hold this qualification, you will not be eligible to re-enrol.

Course Aims

This accredited unit aims to develop the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required to construct a garment using a commercial pattern.

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.

You must be able to use the sewing machine competently to create sewn pieces, have an awareness of commercial patterns and some 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 is a classroom based, workshop-style course with online content.

You will learn practical sewing skills and techniques whilst working on a self-chosen sewing project making a garment suitable for your level of skill and ability.

Your project is your choice, you may wish to construct a simple difficult skirt or top, or a more demanding undertaking.

The tutor will discuss your ideas with you at induction.

During the course you will observe tutor demonstration and explanation of techniques and processes integral to garment construction.

Some of the areas covered:

  • Safety in the sewing room
  • Using the controls and functions on a sewing machine
  • How to use a commercial pattern
  • Understanding and using seam allowance, grainlines, pattern markings, neatening methods.
  • Construction techniques

Some written work is required. You will complete a short booklet documenting your understanding of safety in the workroom, basic sewing requirements and sewing methods, techniques and processes.

Assessment Method

Gateway unit

Entry Level 3

3 credits

Learning outcomes must be met to gain the qualification.

Assessment of learning is measured through product inspection, observation, discussion, feedback and written work.

Where can it lead?

After this course you may wish to advance to a higher level accredited course such as Level 1 Fashion/Textile course. 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 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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