Course overview

To provide an introduction to the business skills and craft techniques needed to start a sustainable independent sewing business.

Course description

Sewing can open a world of possibilities. Whether mending clothes, making your own, building confidence in your creative ability or profiting from an enjoyable career change it could hold the key to your future. This course will teach you how to make and/or mend items and develop the skills to start your own business from your ability. You will learn hemming, seem sewing, machine functionality, understanding a commercial pattern and advertising your skills and products. The course is structured into three parts: developing your sewing skills, commercial pattern construction and building a basic business model/marketing strategy.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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