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Art & Design

The Arts & Media Campus at Kendal College is widely respected and has an excellent record of producing talented and successful creative students.

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Course Overview

You will be taken through the Fashion Design and development process to help you create a garment. The course will include time spent on tutor-led workshops, these will look at design inspiration, mood-board creation, illustration skills, stitch and machine work, understanding body measurements, pattern cutting, creating toile's and constructing a final garment.

The fashion and clothing course is ideal for those who wish to gain a formal qualification and practical experience working with fashion design and garment construction. This course can help take an interest in Fashion to the next level or prepare you for entry to higher level study.

Learning Styles:
The course will be taught through demonstrations, group discussions and hands on practical tasks. This course will involve some personal study outside the class, including research.

You will be taken through the Fashion Design and development process to help you create a garment.
The course will include time spent on tutor led workshops, these will include -
- Design inspiration
- Mood-board creation
- Illustration skills
- Stitch and machine work
- Understanding body measurements
- Pattern cutting
- Creating toile's
- Constructing a final garment

The course fee includes a workshop fee of GBP20, which covers the use of resources and materials.

Entry Requirements

Experience of using a sewing machine is necessary.

After Your Course

This course could help you build a broad portfolio of work for access to higher level creative study or related career.

After completing this course, you may wish to progress onto:

Full-Time Courses (3 days a week):
- Art & Design, Level 2
- Art & Design, Level 3
- Art & Design, Foundation Diploma



The fee displayed is the course fee. Course fees are per year for full-time & degree-level courses, and per course for part-time courses.

There may be other costs associated with this course e.g. kit, equipment, books, trips etc. Financial support may be available to support you with these. See the Student Money pages for more information.

Courses Fees

The current full-time & degree-level fee information is related to the 2021/22 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2022/23 will be updated in the Spring Term 2022. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.

Entry Level, Level 1 & Level 2 Courses

You may qualify for financial support to cover the cost of a government-funded qualification if any of the below apply to you:

  • Have an annual salary of less than £18,525
  • Receive an eligible means-tested benefit e.g. JSA, ESA or Universal Credit
  • Were aged 16-18 on 31/08/22 and are not studying at another school/college
  • Were aged 19 or over on 31/08/22 and do not already have a Level 1 or 2 qualification
  • Have a household income under £25,000 and are in financial hardship

See the Student Money pages for more information.

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