SCQF Level 6
Art and Design

Course Overview

Ideal for beginners with little or no Fashion and Textiles experience who would like to develop skills and understanding in these areas.

You’ll develop the artistic ability and develop the skills and techniques required to construct a basic garment or accessory which you will make on the course.  Working in the Fashion and Textiles studios you will be given training on how to use domestic sewing machines and overlockers and Garment construction, fabric dyeing, embroidery and embellishment techniques. The course includes pattern cutting for beginners to support Basic Garment or Accessory design and construction.



What You Will Learn

Entry Requirements
  • no formal qualifications required but students should have n interest within the specialist area of Fashion and Textiles.
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • course work is assessed by portfolio submission
Progression And Articulation Routes
  • this course can help students with build Fashion and Textiles skills and provide course work for portfolio submissions to further specialist courses in Fashion and Textiles and Art and Design courses.
Download our progression route map here
Course Cost And Funding Options
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

Why is creativity important to employers
Graduate Book 2018

Our Graduate Book celebrates the achievements of our HND Art and Design students.  All eight of the HNDs in Art and Design are included and these cover a wide range of specialist subjects that can be studied at Higher Education level at Edinburgh College.

Download the Graduate Book 2018 here...​

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