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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

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

03/11/2021

Day

Wednesday

Time

19:00-21:00

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

CAABQ092E002A

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

26/01/2022

Day

Wednesday

Time

19:00-21:00

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

CAABQ092E002W

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

27/04/2022

Day

Wednesday

Time

19:00-21:00

Course Fee

£56 (for 8 weeks)

Course Code

CAABQ092E002S

Study Mode

Part Time

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Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?

£17,680
NATIONAL AVERAGE

Employment by Region

The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.
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