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Sewing Skills (NCFE Level 2)

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.

Next steps

You can enrol on this course from the middle of August. Please check back later for further details.

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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.

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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