Fashion and Textiles, Higher National Certificate (HNC)

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This HNC in Fashion and Textiles has a strong emphasis on developing practical skills alongside specialist knowledge and understanding to meet the needs of the sector. BTEC Higher Nationals are recognised by employers as providing learners with the key concepts and practical skills for direct progression to either Higher Education or employment within the Fashion Industry.

Learners will have the opportunity to master essential techniques for their chosen pathway and develop their higher level skills in Fashion Design.

Modules covered:

Semester 1

• Computer Aided Design (CAD)

• Contextual Studies

• Individual Project

• Techniques and Processes

Semester 2

• Professional Development

• Fashion & Textile Practices

• Pattern Cutting and Garment Making

• Fashion Collection

A fundamental aspect of the student’s development is educational visits which enhance the course experience and underpin all assignments. Previous destinations have included Paris (Paris Photo), London and Dublin, giving students the opportunity to not only add to their own portfolios but also to network with other photographers at an international level.

Guest lectures are also incorporated into the curriculum to enhance the student’s understanding of professional practice and previous guest lectures have included acclaimed photographers, curators, marketing and PR representatives and specialist practitioners.

Please note: this course will only run when there is sufficient numbers.

In order to ensure you are making your decisions based on accurate, up to date and complete information. All information about your course including the programme structure, entry requirements, fees and teaching & assessment methods is available to you via the prospectus.

Please see our HE Prospectus available in full online.

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