NCFE level 2 Certificate in Creative Craft Dressmaking

NCFE level 2 Certificate in Creative Craft Dressmaking

  • Course Code: PLR2ART011 (171A)
  • Prospectus Title: NCFE level 2 Certificate in Creative Craft Dressmaking
  • Mode of Study: PART-TIME
  • Duration: 30 Weeks (3. hours per week)
  • Start Date: 22 September, 2017
  • Course Tuition Fee: £ 300(19+)
  • Exam / Reg. Fee: £53
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Entry requirements

This course runs at our English Bridge Campus.

No formal qualifications are needed but some evidence of ability and a keen interest in the subject.

Who is it for?

This course is for learners interested in dressmaking, sewing and textiles.

What does the course involve?

The course will involve learning dressmaking skills and techniques; taking correct body measurements, following a commercial pattern, pattern adaptation and alteration, garment assembly, different seam finishes, different fastenings, working with different fabrics and their application.

There is a research element into using these skills in creative enterprise and the working environment.

A portfolio of work will be produced.

Additional qualification

Learners can progress on to study a full time programme.

How is the course assessed?

Work is assessed by use of materials, tools and equipment, research into creative enterprise and employment opportunities, development of ideas, a portfolio of work and a final piece.

Through completion of set projects these are marked internally and verified by the exam board. The marks are all related to coursework.

Learners will need to provide their own patterns, fabrics and some basic tools.

Additional notes

Learners can choose what garment to make, originality and individuality are encouraged through tutor's guidance

What do I do next?

Some of our courses may have entry qualifications and you may need to have an informal chat with the tutor to check it is appropriate for you - this will be clear in the Other Details area. You are able to enrol at the College in person or by phone on 01743 342333 between 9.00am-5.00pm Monday - Thursday and 9.00am-4.30pm on Friday. You can also enrol and chat to staff at our advice / enrolment events which happen throughout the year or use our Live Chat.

You will be required to pay your course fees at the time of enrolment, so please ensure that you bring an appropriate payment method with you, (as well as appropriate evidence if you are eligible to have any fees waived).

Other details

No entry requirements. No concessions.

If you are aged 19 or over you may have to pay some tuition fees.

This can be clarified by ringing Course Advice on 01743 342333.

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