Course Info

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fashion & Clothing

Course content & format

The course covers the following mandatory units: visual recording, materials techniques and processes, ideas concepts and communication and contextual influences. The course expands to cover units focusing on more specialist skills such as: design methods, fashion media, techniques and technology, pattern construction, fashion visualisation, fashion presentation techniques and fabric manipulation.

Your unique experience

You will be working within a professional design studio atmosphere with access to industrial and domestic machinery. You will be supported by dedicated subject specialist teaching staff with industry experience and who encourage you to develop all-round skills to fulfil your own creative potential. Opportunities to define and work towards personal development and progression goals are key for us to help learners develop as creative individuals, ready for their next steps.

Entry Qualifications

See Standard Entry Qualifications.

An art and design (or similar) GCSE at grade C/4 or above

A passion and interest in the subject

Successful interview with a Fashion tutor (bring a portfolio of your art and design work)

Good verbal and written communication skills

Good drawing skills are a bonus

What can I do next?


● Direct access to employment within the creative art and design industries
● Start an apprenticeship and earn while you learn
● Start an Honours Degree at University

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Fashion Student Work

Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.