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HND Textiles year 1 Female and Male with dummy Image 2
Location
Cardonald Campus
SCQF Level
6
Start Date
26 Aug 2019
Qualification Type
NQ
Course Type
Full-Time
Duration
1 Year(s), August to June

Applications for August 2020 open January 2020

This foundation course is a creative and technical course, which provides basic knowledge and skills in the following subject areas: Fashion Design, Fashion Technology and Fashion Textiles.
You will be taught by a team of dedicated professionals with a depth of industry experience and expertise in a wide range of fashion disciplines.

What will I learn?

You will have the opportunity to work through the design process from research and design development to creating basic garments through step by step pattern cutting and garment construction. You will then have the opportunity to develop your own designs, produce patterns and manufacture your designs from skills learned.
You will also develop skills in textiles through drawing, surface design and fabric manipulation.
You will be based in our studios and workshops and will be taught with the emphasis on learning practical skills.

  • How to develop and research ideas through drawing, photography, and design development
  • Producing samples through surface design and fabric manipulation
  • Basic pattern cutting
  • Industrial methods for sewing skirts, trousers, and bodices
  • How to present ideas using Computer Aided Design (CAD), and multimedia techniques
  • Creating patterns to my own design
  • Manufacturing garments to my own design

Employer and industry links

Progression from foundation to HNC/HND is not guaranteed and is dependent on suitable progression through course work as well as satisfactory attendance, timekeeping and commitment.

  • HNC/HND Fashion Design
  • HNC/HND Fashion Technology
  • HNC/HND Fashion Textiles.

If you choose not to move on to HND, you will be able to look for jobs in the fashion industry.

Jobs and further study

Progression from NQ to HNC/HND is not guaranteed and is dependent on suitable progression through course work as well as satisfactory attendance, timekeeping and commitment.

  • HNC/HND Fashion Design and Manufacture
  • HNC/HND Fashion Technology and Manufacture with Design
  • HNC/HND Fashion Textiles.

If you choose not to move on to HND, you will be able to look for jobs in the fashion industry.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • Although we do not ask for formal qualifications, you will be given priority if you have National 4/5 or Credit Level Standard Grades which should include two of the following - Art and Design, English, Maths or equivalent
  • If you don't meet the academic requirements but have experience in art and design or the fashion industry, we will consider your application. Please give full details in your personal statement.
  • A detailed personal statement accompanied by an academic or employer reference.

Entry requirement equivalency table

  • If you do not meet the entry criteria for your chosen course, you may be offered an alternative course in the same subject area.

Making an application

For courses starting in August, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

I've applied — what happens next?

You will receive an automated email confirming that we have received your application and will be in contact as per the following stages:

  • If you meet the criteria above you will be offered a conditional place. The condition will be that you attend an information session and supply a suitable academic or employer reference. The admissions department will email you an electronic version of the reference form. Please print this and ask your referee to complete it before bringing it along to the information session.
  • Information sessions/interviews will be held between February and May. You will be invited in by the order of your date of application.
    You will be informed of the outcome of the selection process by email within 10 working days of the interview.


Offer of a place - definitions

  • An unconditional place - you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.
  • A conditional place - your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.
  • Waiting list - you have met all entry requirements however the course is full. If any spaces become available you may be contacted usually around the course start date.
  • Unsuccessful - you have not met the entry requirements for this course and are advised to contact the College's Student Advice Centre to discuss alternative options which may be available to you.
    Once an offer is received you must reply within 10 working days or risk losing your place.

Once you have accepted your offer you will be invited to a further session in June where you will be given additional information about your course. It is essential that you attend on this day.

More questions? Contact us about this course


0141 272 3187