This exciting and practical course is perfect for creative students who have a passion for design and production. It enables students to develop their understanding of varied skills and techniques required across the fashion industry. Through practical experience of design, production and fashion promotion learners will spot future trends and develop designs that reflect commercial and personal concerns. They will learn to adapt patterns and draft their own, refining their use of complex manufacturing skills to turn their designs into reality. Learners will explore fashion promotion through analysing fashion campaigns and producing their own, often working with industry experts. The qualification also allows learners to develop project planning and communication skills through vocational projects that refine their technical skills and abilities.
|Qualification name||BTEC National Diploma in Fashion Design and Production|
|Awarding organisation||Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||1st September 2021|
Students must achieve a minimum total of 7 A* to C grades and/or grades 9 to 4 at GCSE level or equivalents to begin an A level programme. Where vocational equivalents (eg ICT or music technology) are counted into the total to meet the minimum criteria, they should be at 'merit' level or higher. In addition, English Language Grade 4, and, Grade 5 (or equivalent) in a design based subject.