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Study mode Part Time Day
Level 1
Duration 18 weeks
Subject Fashion & Tailoring
Suitable for Adult (19+)
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This is a fashion course especially for students who speak English as their second language and need to improve their level of English alongside learning fashion skills.

Course content

On this course, you will learn how to sew using industrial machinery and industry methods.

You will learn through demonstration, practice samples and making several samples of techniques and methods and learn how to handle a wide range of fabrics moving towards garment making and accessories.

All of your work will be presented in a presentation of file of which along with your written information and notes on the techniques you have learnt.

This course has additional English lessons to support the development of the English language and learn specific terms and language related to the specialism.

Curriculum units

  • Toile making
  • Sewing skills
  • Garment construction techniques
  • Different markets for fashion

Qualifications on completion

  • Certificate in Fashion and Textiles

Entry requirements

You do not need any prior experience but a commitment to study. Your English level should be a minimum of Entry Level 2.


You could progress to a Level 2 Fashion course or a Level 1 in Tailoring.

Fees and funding

The course fee is £362 (plus exam fee £75).

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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Course code SC002598
Start date 04 Sep 2023
Location Poplar Works
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