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Textiles Up-Cycling

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Please note we are currently organising new start dates for this interactive online course. You can still apply today and we will be in touch with start dates as soon as possible.

Are you having a good clear out and want to up-cycle your textiles and clothes? Then we have the course for you. This 12 week course will give you some ideas and instructions to spruce up and mend tired and worn out garments, to create gifts from unwanted items and to adapt home furnishings.

How will I learn?

Live Online Interactive Learning Webinars
With this course we have brought the classroom to you and created an interactive online learning environment. These sessions are never pre-recorded and like in a classroom you will have a teacher and other students interacting with you live on set teaching dates. Allowing you to ask questions and gain skills all without leaving your desk. For more information on how these classes work please email [email protected].

This is an online course. You will receive detailed work sheets each week through TEAMS (our online platform). Every 3 weeks there will be a group webinar lead by your tutor where you can chat with other students and get feedback and advice on your work, you will also be offered 1 to 1 tutorials with your tutor Kath Maeso.

Entry Requirements

You will need a sewing machine (or be adept at strong hand sewing) some basic sewing equipment (needles, pins, thread) and access to a computer for webinar sessions and tutorials. Where you can chat with other students and get feedback and advice on your work. Work sheets and patterns will also be available once you have enrolled.

If you have any questions regarding entry requirements please email [email protected] before completing an online application.

What can I do next?

Perhaps this course sparks a passion for art and design, if so we have a number of courses that may appeal to you. If you would like to discuss progression options more please get in touch with us at [email protected]. We would be more than happy to put you in touch with our dedicated careers advisor team.

Additional Information

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we may need to take a number of measures that could affect our planned delivery method. For example; planned on site delivery may take a blended approach; a mixture of classroom based and online activities. We will endeavour to ensure course information, including delivery method and pricing, is updated when changes are having to be made. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us before completing an enrolment form.

This course is an online distance learning course and is not effected by any Covid-19 delivery changes.

For information on how this may impact art courses please email [email protected]

The choosen platform for this course is Microsoft Teams. Teams allows learners and teachers to seamlessly work together, create content and share resources from a single, easy-to-learn and simple platform. On successful enrolment onto this course you will be provided with all the details required to set up Teams.

This course is currently free and does not have a fee that is payable on enrolment.

For more information on fees please view our "Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy" and our "Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures". These can be found at the bottom of this page under the title Corporate.

This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.

Within 24 hours of enrolment submission you will receive an automated email notification with information on what happens next.

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Course information last updated: Friday 10th July 2020 @ 8.41am (1 day ago)

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