Art & Design - Fashion for Design & Retail - Level 2

This course develops skills and knowledge in various techniques linked to the Fashion industry. It offers a wide variety of skills such as basic CAD, dress making, printing alongside drawing, painting and textiles.

You will research industry standard project briefs to develop and extend your learning and the College’s Annual Fashion Show is a celebration of the skills and knowledge that you have gained.

To further enhance your employability skills there will be opportunities for you to complete a one week work placement.

This compulsory aspect of the course gives you the chance to apply the knowledge gained in class to the real world of work.

How will I be assessed?

Your coursework will be continually assessed by completing a series of projects and exhibiting your work.

What do I need?

You will need to achieve at least 4 GCSEs at Grade D/3 or above with Grade 3 in English, Maths and an Art based subject.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - a Level 3 Vocational course including Fashion for Design & Retail, Art & Design and Graphic Design

Additional information

You will participate in field trips to galleries and exhibitions.

Market research and shopping are also requirements of the course.

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