SEG Awards Level 2 – Certificate in Fashion and Textiles (Pattern Cutting) (500/5196/9)

This is a ten week course which provides you with the knowledge and skills to produce a range of valuable, in-demand and technical pattern drafting and cutting skills.

Our industry experts will guide and show you how to correctly use an array of tools, techniques and methods to produce perfect blocks and patterns that fit, we will also introduce you to lay planning.

(If you are unemployed or low income (below £23,302.50), over 19 years-old and living in a London borough, you could be eligible to join this course for free! Email: to enquire.)

What you will study:

You will study 4 units, 20 credits in total which, upon successful completion, will gain you the SEG Level 2 Certificate in Fashion and Textiles.

Taking measurements and constructing basic blocks, 5 credits (K/501/7958)

You will develop technical knowledge in pattern construction by learning how to take anatomical measurements and translate them into basic blocks. Create and fit toiles and make a range of alterations and adjustments.

Producing pattern adaptations, 10 credits (H/501/7958)

You will learn to adapt a range of patterns to include linings and interlinings and produce a portfolio of scaled patterns.

Relating fabrics to style and planning lays, 5 credits (H/501/7960)

You will research fibres and fabrics, apply fabric criteria to specific designs and produce lay plans.

Producing complete patterns, 5 credits (K/501/7961)

You will develop the skills and understanding to produce full scale patterns with appropriate designs, costings and lay plans.

How you will be taught

From the beginning, your learning be practical with some written components. As you progress you will have the opportunity to produce a more tailored garment. Your progress will be reviewed at regular intervals to ensure you are getting the most from your course.

What can I do once I have completed the course?

Upon successfully completing the course, you can seek employment with your new found skills or apply for an apprenticeship.

This course is available at:

  • London Haringey Campus
  • London Islington Campus
  • Leicester Campus
  • Wales Campus

Course Price: £1350

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