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Fashion & Textiles: Level 2 Apprenticeship in Apparel at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

If you are employed in the manufacturing and design of clothing and sewn items and want to gain a qualification and an understanding of in-depth manufacturing techniques and technologies. You are encouraged to evaluate your own progress using your own initiative and through one to one appraisals. You will work with skilled and experienced professionals who have a history of successful industrial and teaching experience.

Course content

You will study two qualifications plus key skills in English and Maths to achieve the Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship: Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Manufacturing Sewn Products and Level 2 Certificate in Apparel, footwear, leather or textile production. You will learn about the manufacturing and properties of and design of a wide range of garments and items, the selection of fabrics and the various sewing methods used equipment that are relevant to this broad sector.

Entry requirements

Evidence of prior experience in the sector and/or a good general education at Level 2 which could include a Level 1 in a related subject or GSCEs. Your employer's support will be essential.


An assessor will visit you in the workplace to assess how your skills in the classroom are being taken into the workplace. A range of methods are used including written and practical assignments/projects.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

Advanced Level Apprenticeship or other Level 3 related courses.

Further information

Visits to specialist manufacturing settings may be undertaken as part of the course.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 October 2017

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