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Higher Fashion and Textile Technology (Course Code: C728 76)

SCQF Level 6 (24 SCQF credit points)

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Why study Fashion and Textile Technology?

Studying Fashion and Textile Technology lets you develop an understanding of textile properties, characteristics and technologies, item development, fashion/textile trends and factors that affect fashion choice. The course particularly emphasises the development of practical skills and textile construction techniques to make detailed fashion/textile items, to an appropriate standard of quality.

What do I need to get in?

Entry is at the discretion of the school or college, but you would normally be expected to have achieved:

What will I study?

This course helps you to develop an understanding of how the fashion industry operates and of the effects of, and influences on, consumer fashion/textile choices. You will get the opportunity to develop and communicate your own ideas for fashion/textile items, explore the technological process of developing fashion/textile items, and consider a range of design and construction techniques.

The course consists of three compulsory units and the course assessment unit.

Fashion and Textile Technology: Fashion and Textile Choices (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Fashion and Textile Technology: Fashion/Textile Item Development (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Fashion and Textile Technology: Textile Technologies (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

How will I be assessed?

Course Assessment (6 SCQF credit points)

The course assessment consists of an assignment. The assignment will be set by SQA.

You will be asked to develop ideas, and plan, make and present a completed fashion or textile item in response to the given brief.

Your work will be assessed by your teacher on an ongoing basis throughout the course. You must pass all three units and the course assessment to gain the course qualification.

The course assessment is graded A-D. Your grade will depend on the total mark for all the units in your course.

What can I go on to next?

If you complete the course successfully, it may lead to:

Further study, training or employment in:

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