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Art, design and interactive media

Certificate in Creative Techniques in Textiles Level 2

Ashington Campus
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Awarding Body:

City and Guilds Certificate in Textiles (QCF) Level 2

Start Date:
13 September

Who is the course for?

This course is for students with some design experience or who have completed the Level 1 Creative Techniques course. The course presents the individual with the opportunity to develop creative skills in a friendly and informal atmosphere.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

You will need to have the Level 1 Creative Techniques qualification or previous experience of design.

What will I study on the course?

You will study design theory including colour, line, shape, texture, form. These will be developed in experimental textile samples and two finished textile items. The course includes many textile techniques i.e. printing, dyeing, experimental hand and machine stitching.

The course runs for one day per week Thursday 9:00 -15:00

Your progress will be assessed through coursework that is internally assessed and externally verified by City and Guilds

City and Guilds Certificate in Textiles (QCF) Level 2

After completing the course you could progress onto BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Textiles

Many of our learners study for free with a Fee Waiver when they are in receipt of qualifying benefits or studying a first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and meet age restrictions or are aged between 16-18.

If you are not entitled to a Fee Waiver, you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help with paying your course fees, or if you are aged over 19 and planning to study at Level 3 or 4 and have not previously studied at Level 3 or above you will be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan that covers the costs of your tuition fees. The loan will not cover the cost of any examination / registration fees and these will need to be paid for separately, or you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help cover the cost.

All learners may also apply for help with the cost of travel to college and the college may be able to help with the costs of childcare, travel, books, equipment and meals.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email helphub@northland.ac.uk.

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email helphub@northland.ac.uk or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

Where can I get any further information about the course?

You may find further information within this website including within case studies and our media gallery. You may also come along to an open event – dates of college events are listed here http://www.northumberland.ac.uk/events/

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