Wellbeing – Sewing for Absolute Beginners (blended)

Wellbeing – Sewing for Absolute Beginners (blended)

Venue:
Duration: 10 weeks
Start Date: To be confirmed
Day and time: Monday, 12.45-2.45pm
Course fees: FREE
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Aims

This blended course will develop your knowledge and understanding of basic sewing techniques, progress hand sewing skills, introduce you to the sewing machine and provide a space to relax and share some conversation and thoughts around methods to improve wellbeing whilst creating simple hand sewn items.

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for learners with an interest in the subject and who wish to develop their practical skills and understanding.

No prior experience is required.

How to apply

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

Course Content

You will learn practical sewing skills and techniques which will be embedded through the creation of simple sewn pieces.

During the course you will observe tutor demonstrations of the methods and processes implemented in the projects you will create.

Some of the areas covered:

  • Key sewing equipment
  • Basic hand sewing skills
  • Cutting skills
  • An introduction to the controls and functions of the sewing machine
  • Construction process to create simple sewn items

Assessment Method

This course uses RARPA as its method of assessment.

RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning. It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications. RARPA is a five stage process which measures and records learners’ progress, achievements and attendance.

Where can it lead?

After this course you may wish to advance to a sewing course delivering the next level of skills, and eventually on to an accredited sewing and textile course.

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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