Course overview

This short entry-level course is part of the programme of learning for the Level 2 Award in Creative Crafts (Textiles). Develop your basic maths skills to help you with the practical skills needed to calculate measurements and costings for your sewing projects. This in-person course runs alongside the Level 2 Textiles Award course to support you with maths within the context of creating your own clothing and other textile projects. The skills covered are essential for learning, life and work.

Course description

This short entry-level course is part of the programme of learning for the Level 2 Award in Creative Crafts (Textiles). Develop your basic maths skills to help you with the practical skills needed to calculate measurements and costings for your sewing projects. This in-person course runs alongside the Level 2 Textiles Award course to support you with maths within the context of creating your own clothing and other textile projects. The skills covered are essential for learning, life and work.

During the short course, we will cover calculations for cost of materials, ratio, measurements, percentages plus profit margins. You will develop your knowledge of shapes including symmetry and length. Costing calculations will include the use of correct units and decimal places.

Learners who complete the Level 2 Award in Creative Crafts (Textiles) can progress to Functional Skills maths or English courses and digital skills courses.

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