• NC Fashion and Design (Level 5)

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

  • Attendance/Duration


Start Here

We’re looking for you to have four National 4s or four relevant Standard Grades at General Level or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 4 or equivalent. A place on the course is subject to an interview process. Students without any formal qualifications, but with life experience and a demonstrable interest in the subject area will also be considered for entry.

What's Involved

This course is aimed at introducing you to aspects of the fashion industry and providing you with the basic skills required for designing and making garments. It also incorporates the National 5 group award for Fashion and Textile Technology. Subjects may include:

  • Hand Sewing Skills
  • Fabric Skills
  • Introduction to Colour
  • Introduction to Display
  • Design and Make
  • Enterprise Activity

Go Anywhere


If you successfully complete this course, here are some of the courses you may be able to move on to:

  • Ayrshire College
  • Fashion Design and Manufacture (Level 6)

Possible careers you can explore:

  • Pattern Cutter
  • Garment Technologist
  • Import or Retail Merchandiser
  • Visual Merchandiser  
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Retail Assistant/Manager
  • Stylist
  • Buyer
  • Designer