Pattern Cutting and Making for Childrenswear level 1

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Course Overview

This course is for adults aged 19+. Are you looking to develop your industry skills and knowledge to produce childrenswear? This seven-week course gives you the opportunity to use a wide range of industrial equipment which will allow you to construct a garment using professional techniques. The end goal will be to provide you with knowledge of fabric selection, using garment machinery and how to use patterns to produce childrenswear. Intended as a part-time hobby course you may feel inspired towards a new career path or other part-time courses we offer at the college.

What You'll Learn

Year 1

During the course, you will have the opportunity to construct a garment using professional industry methods.

As part of the course, you will be introduced to a range of industrial equipment, pattern cutting techniques, and development associated with the production of childrenswear garments.

Additionally, health and safety in the workshop will also be covered.

Entry Requirements

An interest in industry or amateur garment construction, sampling or pattern cutting.
Completion of the Pattern Cutting for Beginners C6017 would be advantageous.

How you will be assessed

There is no formal assessment only continuous review throughout the course. You will be set personal targets with your tutor.

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees (19+): £25.00

Additional Costs

Either bring your own fabrics or pay a small fee to purchase fabric through the college

Material Fees



If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.

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What Happens Next

Apply online via the College website. You will be contacted to come into College if required, or you will be sent a conditional offer according to the entry requirements for the course. You will then be invited in to enrol for your chosen course of study.

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