Fashion Design BTEC Level 2 Award at Kendal College
This course is aimed at individuals wanting to progress into a career in the fashion and textiles industries.
Taught elements, demonstrations and hands on practical tasks.
This course will involve some personal study outside the class, including research.
The course will cover:
- Fashion Design Techniques
- Beginners Fashion Drawing & Illustration
- Research and generation of ideas
- Basic Pattern Cutting
- Basic Garment Construction
- Core Sewing Skills
An interest in fashion and constructing garments, and the enthusiasm to learn new skills.
Some experience of taking photographs. Some experience of ‘making’ or ‘crafts’ would also help.
You will need to provide sketchbooks, various drawing materials, a 3H / 4H pencil, a tape measure, paper scissors, fabric scissors, sellotape and a pattern-cutters metric graders set square (available from morplan.com - manufacturing supplies - pattern making - drawing and measuring - graders square).
You will also need to supply fabrics and haberdashery as required for your own projects. (The course cost includes materials for use in demonstrations and ‘non project’ practical tasks.)
The programme offers assessed and non assessed routes, so that you have a choice of whether you would like to follow the qualification or undertake the course for ‘leisure’. You must tell us when you begin which route you would prefer to take.
There is one assessed unit which provides an introduction to research, design and construction of 2 garments. There are no exams.
What you could progress to next: Part time Fashion (Advanced) / BTEC Award Level 3 Full time Level 3 Art and Design.
You may also be interested in: Full time Foundation (Level 3/4) Art and Design Part time Photography BTEC Level 2 or 3
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kendal College directly.