• Fashion for Manufacture (Level 6)

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year.

Start Here

We’re looking for you to have four National 5s at Grade C or above or four relevant Standard Grades at Credit Level or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 5 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 and an appropriate portfolio of work is required at time of interview.

What's Involved

This group award is aimed at providing you with a strong foundation in the key skills areas of fashion design and garment manufacture, and will prepare you for progression to higher level study or trainee level employment. Subjects may include:

  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Fashion Forecasting
  • Pattern Construction
  • Industrial Sewing Machine Skills
  • Garment Concepts
  • Develop and Manufacture

Go Anywhere

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

  • Ayrshire College
  • HNC Fashion:  Design & Production with Retail

With additional qualifications, you may be able to progress to the following degree programmes:

Glasgow Caledonian University

  • International Fashion Branding
  • International Fashion Business

Heriot-Watt University

  • Fashion
  • Fashion Marketing and Retailing
  • Fashion Womenswear
  • Fashion Menswear
  • Fashion Communication
  • Fashion Technology

Glasgow School of Art

  • Fashion Design

Edinburgh School of Art

  • Fashion Design
  • Performance Costume

Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen

  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Management

London College of Fashion

  • Fashion

Possible Careers you can explore

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