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Level 3 in Fashion

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Course CodeU0007
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameHinckley Campus
AreaCreative Design
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionIf you are considering a career in the exciting world of fashion, this programme will provide you with an intensive and realistic introduction. The programme includes projects set by industry and by the awarding body BTEC. Enrichment opportunities include trips to London and work experience. The programme is offered as a Foundation Diploma in the first year and subject to satisfactory completion of the first year, students will progress to completing the Extended Diploma in the second year.
Study OutlineIn this highly structured programme you will be introduced to the techniques of: Design, illustration and presentation; pattern cutting; garment technology; contextual studies and computer aided design. The new BTEC requires 2 externally set assessments.
Entry RequirementsStudents must be 16+. UK students should have obtained four GCSE passes at Grade C / 4 or above. Students of 21 or over should be able to demonstrate that they are sufficiently well motivated to cope with the demands of the programme and possess the appropriate ability. As part of the study program Students will need to retake Maths or English if grade C / 4 has not been obtained.
EquipmentSpecialist fashion equipment packs are ordered through the College and cost approximately £150. Fabric cost £30.
AttendanceOne (Foundation) or two years (Extended) full-time. A three or four day week, intensive program with supplementary workshops where required.
AssessmentProgress on this programme is monitored by continuous assessment procedures. Students obtain regular feedback at assessment points during the programme.
ProgressionThe programme provides a nationally recognised qualification for those who wish to move on to Higher Education at Degree or HND level. Students may progress onto the HND in Design for Fashion and Textiles at the College. It also provides good opportunities for those wishing to enter the fashion industry or set up their own business.
Qualification90 Credit Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Fashion).
Awarding BodyEDEXCEL
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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