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Sewing Skills (NCFE Level 2) - Part-time

Crafts

Course outline

The course will cover how to safely use sewing machines and other equipment.  Learn how to sew and construct simple garments and accessories using the correct techniques.  We will learn how to take body measurements and cut out fabric. Later, we will learn to understand sewing pattern instructions and using the correct techniques, construct your first garment or accessory.

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Location Date(s) Course code Fees / reductions

Location:

The Textile Workshop
The Textile Workshop, 621 Mansfield Road, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 2FX

Date(s):

02 February 2018 - 27 April 2018
18:30-21:30
Friday

Course code:

C003887-Q004154

Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £222

Fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits.

Location:

Farnborough Road, Clifton, Nottingham NG11 8LU

Date(s):

12 April 2018 - 21 June 2018
10:00-15:00
Thursday

Course code:

C000755-Q003320

Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £222

Fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits.

Location:

The Textile Workshop
The Textile Workshop, 621 Mansfield Road, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 2FX

Date(s):

28 June 2018
18:30-21:30
Thursday

Course code:

C003887-Q003551

Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £222

Fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits.

Qualification

NCFE Award in Creative Crafts Level 2

Duration

Various

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

This course is not suitable for beginners, as previous experience and knowledge of skills and techniques is required.

Due to funding rules, you may only enrol on ONE NCFE course for level 2 in each academic year.

Teaching & assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be encouraged to set your own personal targets, as well as completing a NCFE workbook.

Progression

By attending the course you will have increased your knowledge, skills and understanding to help you move on and take up further opportunities open to you.

Your tutor will discuss progression opportunities with you at the final session as part of the course evaluation. These may include other community courses, employability skills courses, volunteering opportunities and progression onto other Nottingham College courses.

Additional information

Sewing machines and other large equipment is supplied, but you should bring your own dress or accessory pattern and basic sewing kit of scissors, pins and needles and a tape measure to the first session (all can be bought for about £5).  You will also need to supply all other materials and threads etc for the project and this cost depends on the fabric purchased, but we encourage re-using, recycling and love charity shops!

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