Course overview

Do you want to delve into the world of fashion and explore how a garment is developed from initial design through to the finished product by drafting a skirt pattern to your own personal body measurements and developing your sewing skills to create a finished skirt. / If fabrics, sewing machines and the passion to make beautiful clothes that fit plus an insight into garment manufacturing is your thing, then come and join us and explore the world of sewing and pattern cutting.

Course description

This course has been developed in Partnership with Wolverhampton City Council and the DWP. It is aimed at learners who are leaving the Adult Social Care system and have additional needs or a disability, with a Supported Care Plan. If you are aged 19 plus and feel this course is for you, talk to your job coach about enrolling.

The course will help you to develop your confidence and team working skills and enable you to set some goals for the future, such as the kind of job or career you might like to get into.

On this five week course your friendly tutor will ask you to think about topics like goal setting; developing your confidence; your employability skills; working as a team; your future aspiration for life and work; setting future goals. Our tutor Jayne is highly experienced and will make sure the atmosphere on the course is friendly and practical. Each one of the five, weekly sessions will include an interesting and fun practical activity, such as, working together as a team, working creatively and some individual work , plus working with a fellow student. This course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority

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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