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Course CodeU0007
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameHinckley Campus
AreaCreative Design
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionFASHION BLOG: If 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 Fashion shows, Competitions, Visits to exhibitions, Fashion trips to London and other major fashion capitals and projects set by industry. All Fashion students will have access to our specialised equipment and facilities. This includes a fully equipped machine room with industrial sewing machines and overlockers, design studios with industry standard computers and software. The programme is offered as a 90 Credit Diploma in Fashion and Clothing 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 OutlineYou will study a wide range of Fashion units in this highly structured programme. You will be introduced to the techniques of: Fashion Design, Illustration and Presentation, Fashion Textiles, Fashion CAD (Photoshop and illustrator) Pattern Cutting, Garment Technology, Garment Construction and Contextual studies.
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 can be paid for in instalments or for those in need, claimed through the College Bursary.
AttendanceLearners will study over four days a week with supplementary workshops when required.
AssessmentAssessment will be through work checks, critiques, tutor and learner reviews, formal assessment of portfolio. Four units are internally assessed, two units are externally assessed. Students are required to record their project development in an appropriate format for each assignment e.g. sketchbook. Progress is monitored by continuous assessment procedures. Students receive regular feedback at assessment points during the course. Students will be required to complete all units and the points scored for each unit form the end grade.
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.
QualificationBTEC 90 Credit Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Fashion and Clothing). The two year course is equivalent to three A levels.
Awarding BodyEDEXCEL
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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