Fashion Retail ABC Diploma Level 3 at New College Nottingham
Fashion retail is an ever-changing industry, particularly with the growth of online fashion retail sites and the fact that designer clothing can now
be hired. Explore this and more on this two year extended diploma course which will open your eyes up to the many opportunities that exist in fashion retail and help you focus on the particular industry you’d like to work in.
You’ll carry out a work placement as part of the course and alongside this you’ll get to complete a portfolio of reports, presentations and creative projects.
Our industry links provide amazing opportunities for our students. Our partnership with House of Fraser led to fashion retail students styling and development the look-book used by House of Fraser personal shopper staff to help customers find clothing and accessories based on the latest trends. This is just one example of our students getting real hands on experience in a real working environment.
Students will study the principles of fashion retailing and must complete 5 mandatory units and 4 optional units which relate directly to the fashion
retail sector eg:
• Management Skills,
• Store Operations,
• Visual Merchandising.
The delivery will include lectures, tutorials, live assignments, site visits, supervised study and assessment within a simulated or workplace environment.
Assessment is continuous and will consist of a portfolio of reports, presentations and creative projects plus a final major project at the end of the year.
You must have ONE of the following:
- 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C, including English or Maths
- Level 2 qualification at merit, plus GCSE English or Maths at grades A*-C
- Equivalent qualifications - Functional Skills may be accepted in place of GCSE MAths and/or English
Adults 19+ who have industry experience BUT do not have the necessary qualifications can be invited in for interview.
Assessment is continuous and will include a portfolio of reports, case studies, presentations and creative projects, plus a final major projects at the end of the year.
After completing the course you will be able to progress onto the Certificate and Diploma courses in retail and fashion, You could also progress onto the Foundation Degree in Fashion, Business or Retail at ncn.
If you would like to find out more about how this could unfold for you, our advisors are on hand to help – just click the Contact an Advisor option to the right.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Nottingham directly.