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Textiles - NCFE Sewing Skills - Level 1 Award (NCFE)

Birmingham Adult Education Service
Course summary
72.5 hours
400 GBP excl. VAT
English
Part time
Birmingham
Next available date: - Birmingham

Course description

Textiles - NCFE Sewing Skills - Level 1 Award (NCFE)

This course will enable you to develop skills in hand and machine sewing techniques using a range of equipment and patterns to produce good standards of clothing, soft furnishings or bags.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this course for?

This course is for individuals who want to be able to gain a Level 1 qualification in this subject, and, or, who might be thinking about looking for work or self-employment in this field.

Entry requirements

Ideally you will need to have studied Sewing at Beginners Level. But, as the course involves taking notes and measurements you will need to have basic levels of English and maths. You will have a short initial assessment at the start of the course to ensure that it is suitable for you.

Training Course Content

What will I learn?

  • You will produce a variety of stitched samples and complete at least one textile item or garment to an agreed standard.
  • You will learn how to use research techniques and findings to help you to formulate your own designs for final projects.
  • You will learn about colour matching for fabrics and threads.
  • You will know how to use tools, techniques and machinery correctly and safely
  • You will also look at the types of jobs available in the in the Textiles sector

How will I learn?

  • Your tutor will demonstrate techniques which you will practice and experiment with
  • You will produce sample pieces in a variety of techniques
  • You will carry out research for, then design and make finished projects
  • You will take part in individual and group reviews of finished work
  • You will produce a portfolio showing your designs and achievements

About provider

Birmingham Adult Education Service

Birmingham Adult Education Service

At Birmingham Adult Education Service their aim is to make a difference. Offering courses such as English, Math, Health & Social Care and Art, BAES has a vision to become an outstanding provider of community learning and skills. Whether you're...


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Birmingham Adult Education Service

99 Whitehead Rd, Aston
B6 6EJ Birmingham

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