This course will help you learn about the diversity of the Textile Manufacturing Industry in Scotland as a whole, giving you an insight into jobs within the industry, further education and training available and employment opportunities.
You will have the chance to handle different fibres, learn about the construction of different fabrics and test their performance.
You will also develop a practical project based on an aspect of textile production that you are interested in.
The course covers a wide range of activities in the textile sector in Scotland including:
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Entry is at the discretion of the centre.
The course is made up of three mandatory units.
You will learn about:
Assessment will be based on a range of methods including a portfolio and practical activities. Performance evidence will be supported by assessor observation checklists and candidate reviews. You will be required to carry out self evaluation on a range of skills, review progress and identify action points as part of the assessment of employability skills.
You may be able to progress to:
Further study, training or employment in: