This course provides an outstanding platform to progress onto higher level programmes both within Kensington and Chelsea College and beyond. Students are taught the fundamentals of fashion design, garment manipulation, pattern construction, textiles techniques, CAD and general art design processes
The first half of the course will provide learners with art and design skills. In the second half students concentrate on portfolio preparation and producing garment/textile pieces, to support progression to Level 3 or 4 qualifications.
Teaching methods include formal instruction, practical work and demonstrations, lectures, seminars, discussions, pair and group work. Throughout the course you will visit museums and exhibitions.
The course runs three days per week from 10.00 – 16.00 for 35 weeks.