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14 Weeks
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Art & Design

The Arts & Media campus at Kendal College is widely respected and has an excellent record of producing talented and successful creative students.

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Course Overview

You will be taken through the Fashion Design and development process to help you create a garment. The course will include time spent on tutor-led workshops, these will look at design inspiration, mood-board creation, illustration skills, stitch and machine work, understanding body measurements, pattern cutting, creating toile's and constructing a final garment.

The fashion and clothing course is ideal for those who wish to gain a formal qualification and practical experience working with fashion design and garment construction. This course can help take an interest in Fashion to the next level or prepare you for entry to higher level study.

Learning Styles:
The course will be taught through demonstrations, group discussions and hands on practical tasks. This course will involve some personal study outside the class, including research.

You will be taken through the Fashion Design and development process to help you create a garment.
The course will include time spent on tutor led workshops, these will include -
- Design inspiration
- Mood-board creation
- Illustration skills
- Stitch and machine work
- Understanding body measurements
- Pattern cutting
- Creating toile's
- Constructing a final garment

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

All students are asked to pay a 30 pounds workshop fee, which will cover all the resources and equipment required during the course.

After Your Course

This course could help you build a broad portfolio of work for access to higher level creative study or related career.

After completing this course, you may wish to progress onto:

Full-Time Courses (3 days a week):
- Art & Design, Level 2
- Art & Design, Level 3
- Art & Design, Foundation Diploma



Course fees are per year. There may also be additional costs associated with the course (please see the course overview).

Student Finance
Whether you qualify for student finance depends on specific criteria. The main student finance package for full-time students includes a tuition fee loan and maintenance loan for living costs. Part-time students can access a tuition fee loan to pay for your course.

Generally, you will only get student finance if you’re doing your first degree-level qualification. This is true even if your previous course was self-funded.

For further information please see

Access to Learning Fund
The Access to Learning Fund is a non-repayable discretionary fund that gives students facing hardship extra financial support to access and remain in higher education. This can is accessed via the college. Contact Student Services for more information: / 01539 814700