Fashion and Textiles Diploma/Extended Diploma Level 3

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Be your own label with this tactile programme. You will explore a range of techniques such as embroidery, dyeing, layering, cutwork, pleating, gathering, constructing, and joining fabrics. You’ll also gain design and fabric manipulating skills. You will create a professional art and design portfolio to showcase your work.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Develop specialist techniques such as embroidery, dyeing, and layering fabrics.
  • Manipulate fabric by gathering, pleating, constructing and joining.
  • Explore multiple aspects of textiles with the goal of identifying your specialism.
  • Understand critical and contextual studies in art and design.
  • Entry Requirements

    4 GCSEs including maths or English

    Career Progression

    Progression may include degree level study, an apprenticeship or relevant employment.

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    Course Details


    1 year Diploma
    1 year Top-up Extended Diploma

    Study Type

    Full time

    Start Date


    Course Code


    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Fee (Adult)

    £2,882   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

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    Extra Curriculum

    We provide full-time arts education to over 1,000 students every year, from level 1 through to BA Honours degrees. If you are successful in gaining a place on one of our specialist courses, we will work with you to develop your creative skills and prepare you for the next big step – either to university, drama school, art college or the world of work.

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    The number of Graphic designers needed in Leeds is due to grow by 4% between 2019 and 2024 (Emsi

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