Textiles explores a variety of textile techniques and artists including print, embroidery and weaving to name but a few.
This is a highly practical course which allows you to follow a focused and balanced study of textile art and textiles for fashion.
For anyone wanting to work in the textiles or fashion industry the study of textiles forms a good base of knowledge, whilst developing appropriate design skills.
Studying textiles lends itself to a career in the fashion or design industries but is also useful for other creative job sectors.
Selection of jobs using the subject Textiles
- Advertising art director
- Analytical textile technologist
- Art editor
- Ceramics designer-maker
- Clothing alteration hand
- Costume designer
- Design and development engineer
- Fashion design assistant
- Fashion designer
- Fashion model
- Footwear designer
- Furniture designer
- Furniture maker
- Image consultant
- Interior designer
- Jewellery designer-maker
- Magazine journalist
- Materials engineer
- Retail buyer
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Examples of vocational college courses relaters to textiles
Examples of apprenticeships that relate to textiles:
- Fashion Studio Assistant - Level:3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E). Typical length:18 months
- Fashion and Textiles Product Technologist - Level:4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education). Typical length: 22 months
- Buying and Merchandising Assistant - Level:4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education). Typical length: 18 months
- Bespoke Tailor and Cutter - Level 5 (equivalent to Foundation degree). Typical length: 24 months
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