This broad art and design course is ideal for school leavers who wish to further develop their skills, and have ambitions to work in the fashion and textiles industries.
You will need four GCSEs at Grade 3 or above.
You will develop fundamental skills in Fashion and Textiles, learn design and printing techniques and apply these skills to creative project work.
Students have the chance to visit The Clothes Show Live and are also directly involved in Sandwell College’s Fashion Show in the summer of each academic year. Recent trips include V&A exhibitions in London. Fashion students have organised their own work experience in High Street retail outlets and at the Asiana Bridal Show in Birmingham, where they have worked as backstage assistants and dressers.
Assessment is 100% coursework based, through completion of a series of practical units.
Successful completion of this course can lead to the Level 3 Fashion National Extended Diploma in Art and Design.
Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*