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Where will this course lead?

This course is ideal for developing your sewing skills. It will cover all aspects of garment making from selecting a pattern to the finishing touches. These skills may help you towards a career in the field of fashion.

What will I study?

On the course you will learn the following:
- Plan and produce garments
- How to use a commercial pattern which can lead to developing skills in pattern cutting.
- Measuring
- Sewing styles
- Fabrics
- Gain confidence using sewing machines and other sewing equipment
 

How will this course be delivered?

This is a practical course and is designed so that students are enabled to work on individual projects. The delivery is led by tutor demonstration.

What qualifications will I get?

This is a personal development programme.

How will I be assessed?

This course is for personal development and is informally assessed by the tutor with self-assessment and evaluation by the student.

How do I get a place on the course?

Enrolment opportunities are available throughout the year. Please contact us for more details on 0121 678 7000 or email Community.SkillsforLife@Solihull.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

You must be aged 19+

If you have learning difficulty or a disability please let us know when you apply. 
 

What else do I need to know?

The tutor will inform you on the first session of any tools and equipment that are required. They will also have a list of suppliers where these will be available. Sewing machines are available for student use while at the centre.

Please note: Materials are not supplied for Cakes, Flowers/Floristry, Textiles, Soft Furnishings, Homemade Crafts, Calligraphy, Art, Cookery, Tiling, Painting & Decorating, Sewing or Dressmaking.

Students are responsible for providing their own materials and books.

Solihull College and University Centre offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.
 

What can I do after this course?

We also offer a range of courses for adults, as well as Wider Family Learning courses designed for adults and children to learn together.

Location

Coleshill Heath

Start Date

09/01/19

Day

Wednesday

Time

14:30-16:30

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

CACLX092E015W

Study Mode

Part Time

Location

Coleshill Heath

Start Date

09/01/19

Day

Wednesday

Time

12:30-14:30

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

CACLW092E015W

Study Mode

Part Time

Location

Coleshill Heath

Start Date

01/05/19

Day

Wednesday

Time

14:30-16:30

Course Fee

£35 (for 5 weeks)

Course Code

CACLX092E015S

Study Mode

Part Time

Location

Coleshill Heath

Start Date

01/05/19

Day

Wednesday

Time

12:30-14:30

Course Fee

£35 (for 5 weeks)

Course Code

CACLW092E015S

Study Mode

Part Time