Course overview

Fashion Design and Production Level 3 City of Bristol College

This two-year, full-time course will give you a solid understanding of broad Fashion Design practices, skills and techniques.

The course is designed mainly for school leavers who have experience of Art and Design at GCSE level.

Dates and applications

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Fashion Design and Production Level 3 College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGF1846C01-1
Dates
05/09/2022 - 27/06/2023
Duration
1 years
Days
Groups (mixed days)
Hours per week
11.91
Start Time
09:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £2573. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGF1846C01-1 05/09/2022 - 27/06/2023 1 years Groups (mixed days) 11.91 09:15 College Green Centre
This course costs £2573. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for young people aged 16-18 or adults aged 19 and over who have a passion and desire to explore the diverse subject area which is covered by Fashion Design.

What you'll learn

During this course you will work through a wide range of mainly practical work-based projects such as learning how to use various visual recording methods, developing your skills in researching and writing about art and fashion history. You will also have the opportunity to experiment with fashion presentation techniques and explore pattern construction for fashion and clothing. Although this course does not include any formal English and maths qualifications, you will work with vocationally relevant projects to help develop an understanding of the contextual language and numeracy involved within the subject at industry level. If you have not yet gained a grade 4 (C) in GCSE English or Maths, you will study these subjects alongside your course, either as Functional Skills qualifications, or GCSE resits if you already have a grade 3 (D).

Course entry requirements

To join this course, you will require five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above which must include English and/or Maths or equivalent – for example a Level 2 Functional Skills qualification, a Higher Diploma or an NVQ 2. You will be enrolled on the Diploma, which is a one-year course and, upon successful completion, you can progress onto the Extended Diploma in year two.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

Your work will be assessed through written and practical means. You will present the work in sketchbooks, digital blogs and in different practical formats. You will be assessed on your research, development and experimentation and final outcomes. You will have access to a full record of feedback and marks for you to monitor your progress, self assess and reflect on your own practice.

Future career and study opportunities

After successfully completing this course you can opt to move onto the Extended Diploma in Fashion and Clothing second year. Some students may choose to learn on completing the Diploma to seek employment, an apprenticeship or to enter Higher Education.

Additional costs

You may need to buy materials or pay for educational trips. If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

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