Level 1 Fashion Diploma


Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment. - Alexander McQueen

You will study two units relevant to the fashion industry. These will enable you to learn basic skills in garment construction and the use of industrial sewing machines and pattern cutting techniques. You will also develop basic skills in flat patterns and practical knowledge in lay planning, you will also develop your English and maths skills.

This qualification has been designed in response to an identified industry need for specific programmes of learning within the fashion and textiles sector. It provides learners with specialist and transferable skills, engages them with current industry practice, and prepares them to progress onto further qualifications or employment opportunities. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of some of the following, soft furnishing, surface patterning, industrial garment construction, and more.

Benefits for learners Undertaking this qualification allows you to: undertake a flexible vocational learning route into a wide variety of job roles within the fashion and textiles industry and into higher levels of training and education develop knowledge related to the fashion and textiles industries develop skills in fashion and textiles develop your own personal growth and engagement in learning achieve a nationally recognised Level 1 qualification that is vocationally focused.

This qualification is recognised by the UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) as providing the skills required for this industry.

Learners who complete this qualification can progress to the Creative Skillset Fashion and Textiles Apprenticeships, into employment and/or further education and training.

This course is designed for adults to wish to gain industry standard skills and join the creative industries.

Subject: Fashion Studies
Qualification Type: Certificate
Study Location: Hackney Campus
Study Time: Day
Course Duration: 36 Weeks

Entry Requirement:

No previous experience is necessary, but you will need to demonstrate some basic knowledge of fashion

Where does it lead:

ABC Level 2 in Sewing and Textiles or ABC Level 2 in Pattern Cutting. Learners who complete this qualification can progress to the Creative Skillset Fashion and Textiles Apprenticeships, into employment and/or further education and training.

Study Days: Monday-Friday
Who is the course available for: Adult
Course Fees: £417.00

Fees Disclaimer: *(Courses offered to 16-18 students are free. Adults(19+) students will have to pay fees subject to their circumstances please enquire at enrolment).

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