Internal Events

Regular internal events hosted by FTA, including open days, masterclasses and one day taster courses. The open days are aimed at potential new learners so they can understand what courses are available and see first hand the live factory environment and training facilities. Masterclasses are hosted with leading industry experts and aimed at new business start-ups looking for quality advice and guidance on running their label successfully. Topics include "Finding the right manufacturer", "the importance of IP, trademarks and copyright", "How to successfully run your own PR" and much more!

Also available are one day taster courses for those unable to commit to the full-time accredited courses. These range from Absolute Beginners "your block, your body" to advanced sewing techniques. All events are listed below with details on how to apply.
 

Centre of Fashion Enterprise designers attend Production Workshop
15.04.2019 Centre of Fashion Enterprise designers attend Production Workshop

On 10 th April we hosted an all-day workshop for 20 designers from the Centre of Fashion Enterprise. The one day intensive Fashion Production workshop was aimed at both new and established designers and gave them an opportunity to review an...

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TR Taster Course incredible results!
15.04.2019 TR Taster Course incredible results!

On 13t h  April we hosted a TR Taster Course with 5 times master cutter and the ‘Queen of Seams’ Claudette Joseph!      In the three hour workshop the learners were taught the basic fundamental technique behind TR - transformational...

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Apprenticeship Open Day Success
09.04.2019 Apprenticeship Open Day Success

On 4 th April we hosted an apprenticeship open day at the Fashion Technology Academy It was an opportunity for candidates interested in joining the programme to learn exactly what is involved in the training and review the current...

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Fashion Masterclass with Della Nelson
28.03.2019 Fashion Masterclass with Della Nelson

On 28 th March industry expert Della Nelson delivered a further Fashion Masterclass to an audience of new and emerging designers This time topics included: • How to Interpret forecasted trends, • How to select the right colour palette •...

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Arcadia BAA's visit the Factory for CPPD workshop
21.03.2019 Arcadia BAA's visit the Factory for CPPD workshop

On 14 th March we welcomed a cohort of Buying Admin Assistants from the Arcadia Group to the Factory for the Factory Uncovered workshop. The aim of the session was to provide an in-depth review of ethical manufacturing in the UK and to...

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