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Dress Making and Fashion Design course

£384.00 £310.00

You could start a fashion business. You might have the confidence and flair to go into business on your own and design clothes for other people. It might start with your family and friends – but who knows? You could end up being the next Stella McCartney with your own label designing outfits for celebrities!

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“I loved the fact that I was able to complete the work in my own time with no one breathing down my neck and giving me impossible deadlines” Victor H

 

Dress Making and Fashion Design Course

You might be planning a career in fashion design, intending to start and run your own fashion business – or maybe you simply want to make clothes for your children – or yourself. Whatever your aim in this area, this course can help you to achieve it.

About the Dress Making and Fashion Design course

The course is designed in such a way that you will learn awareness of fashion and the fashion industry mainly through observation of your environment, people and objects with which and the general culture you live in. We will teach you about patterns and fabrics and the techniques and equipment you will need to start work in this creative and rewarding area. Even if you only make your own or your childrens’ clothes – imagine how much money you could save!

What are my options after this course?

You could get a job in fashion. This could be a post with a fashion retailer, or a clothes maker/designer or perhaps a position in the film or TV industry dealing with costume and wardrobe.

You could start a fashion business. You might have the confidence and flair to go into business on your own and design clothes for other people. It might start with your family and friends – but who knows? You could end up being the next Stella McCartney with your own label designing outfits for celebrities!

Or you might want to continue your studies and go on to university to take a fashion degree.

Module Module Title

1 Fashion Awareness

2 Patterns

3 Fibres in Common Use

4 Tools & Equipment

5 Lays

6 Lined Bodices

7 Closings & Fastenings

8 Fabric Layout

9 Fashion Awareness II

10 Introduction to Fashion Drawing

Award 1 is Dress Making and Fashion Design Diploma

Award 2 is Level 3 Dress Making and Fashion Design Award
At the end of this course successful learners will also receive a Level 3 NCFE Award Certificate of Achievement. Our course has been accredited under our NCFE IIQ Licence and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

What Are Your Study Options?

The Distance Education Academy aims to provide flexible, convenient arrangements for our students, so you can study through two methods:
Traditional paper-based;
Home study provides quick access to online courses material and enables you to submit question papers to your tutor, and receive feedback and results, through your personal online student account. The online system also gives access to course material instantly.
Study Hours
The Distance Education Academy can only approximate the time it takes to complete a course at it will largely depend on your speed of learning and assimilation plus how often and how much time you can dedicate to study. You also need to complete a question paper after each lesson and these normally will take 1 – 2 hours.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 110 hours.

Learner Support And Assessments

This distance learning course provides unlimited access to your a personal tutor who will be a specialist in the field you are studying. Their role is to make sure you get appropriate and constructive feedback and to answer your questions and provide guidance on areas you are not sure about. You can contact them by phone, email or fax.
We also have a team of course advisors and administrators who will give you friendly and relevant advice on issues relating to your online course and study. We will always try to make you feel like you’re not by yourself and that someone will help you if you get into difficulties with anything.