BTEC National Diploma in Fashion and Clothing Level 3
This programme is designed to develop your design and technical skills to provide a basis for progression onto Higher Education or employment within the Fashion Industry. The course will encourage you to explore your creativity and ideas through a range of projects.
The first year covers the full garment design process, from design to catwalk with the second year dedicated to your individual development.
Coursework encourages links with the fashion industry with 'live' design projects and nationwide competitions whenever possible.
A selection of work from both years forms a vital part of the End of Year Show within the Bradford School of Arts and Media and various fashion shows.
How Will I Learn?
Work in an Art College environment
Use specialist studio and computer facilities
Have practical demonstrations and discussion
Have studio-based demonstrations
Use notes, handouts, worksheets and video
Use computer design packages
How Will I Be Assessed?
Assessment of units will be continuous through classwork, assignments and practical work. There will be a review at the end of each term.
By the end of this programme you should have the mixture of qualifications and experience to apply with confidence for jobs in the fashion industry or progress to higher level courses such as a BA (Hons) Degree or Higher National Diploma. Examples of career opportunities include:
Designers and Assistant Designers, Pattern Cutters and Assistant Pattern Cutters, Buyers, Fashion Co-ordinators, Costume Designers, Wardrobe Supervisors in Theatres, Freelance Designers, Illustrators, Visual Merchandisers, Fashion Stylists, Product Managers, Sample Machinists, Trend Predictors and Recruitment Consultants.