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Fashion (Art and Design) Introductory Diploma Level 3 at Bexhill College

Course description

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in fashion industry and textiles. This qualification is equivalent to one A Level and can therefore be done as a part of an A Level programme and gives you the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to prepare for employment or higher education.
This course covers many aspects of fashion and textiles and is aimed at anyone who has a passion for creativity. It is suitable for anyone who has an interest in fashion and has a desire to work in this industry. It is a practical, work-related course and you learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.                                    

Course content

Units studied include:

  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Production
  • Textile Design
  • Up-cycling Fashion Products
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Art and Design in Context

Entry requirements

At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English or Maths at grade C/4 or above. Students must have an interest in the fashion industry and be creative.


The units are internally assessed by projects and the development of a portfolio.

Financial information

Provisions of some materials and sketchbooks for your practical work may be required and there are several trips throughout the course.

Future opportunities

There are a wide range of careers in the fashion industry including textile and fashion design, costume and theatre design, teaching, fashion marketing or fashion retail.


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: 26 September 2018
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