• Access to HNC Fashion Design and Production with Retail

  • SCQF

    Level 6

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, 18 weeks

  • Start Date

    From 15 Jan 2018

  • Campus Availability


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.

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 • 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

What's Involved

The course prepares students with practical skills and study skills for entry to the HNC in fashion design and production with retail. It is mostly practical work developing the sewing and production skills needed to progress to and through the HNC programme. It combines HNC introductory and level 6 units in design and production

This short course is aimed at providing you with a foundation in the key skills areas of fashion design and garment manufacture. This will prepare you for progression to higher level study. Subjects may include: • Garment Design • Fashion Illustration • Fashion Forecasting • Pattern Construction • Sewing Skills