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Fashion and Textile Technology
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Fashion and textile technology provides an opportunity to study the relationships between fashion, celebrity, ecology, lifestyle choices and consumer issues. This course develops an awareness of informed fashion and textile choices that can have a positive effect on the consumer and fashion choices made by the learners and enable them to advise others. Learners also develop a range of skills and applications of Textile technology practical techniques; it is equally practical and academic

Is this course for me?

The Course will attract learners who have an interest in fashion, textiles and consumer issues. It will also appeal to learners with relevant prior learning gained through life experience or through Art or graphic design Nat 4/5. It will particularly appeal to learners who have an ability to link theory to practice. The flexible context and breadth of learning experiences offered should be attractive to a variety of learners.

An understanding of fashion and knowledge of consumer choice encourages individuals to develop positive attitudes and values towards factors which can impact on learners’ own and others’ fashion, textile and consumer choices.