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.
In for an educational visit Solent University students attended the 2-hour 'Factory Uncovered' tour at FTA HQ on Tuesday 29 th October 2019. The visit began with an in-depth talk on the importance of ethical practices, sustainable working...read more
This week, 23rd October 2019, the team welcomed two large student groups from Westminster University for the 2-hour ‘Factory Uncovered’ tour. Production Director Caroline Ash began with an insightful talk on the garment lifecycle,...read more
On Tuesday 8 th October 2019 a group of Business students from York St. John University came to the Factory for a 2-hour educational tour and seminar. As a part of their studies the group came to learn about the business of the...read more
Fashion-Enter and the FTA recently held another excellent ‘Legal Eagle’ masterclass session delivered by Nick Gould on Tuesday 8th October 2019. Nick is a Partner at the law firm of Gunnercooke in London. He advises companies from local...read more
The Fashion-Enter/FTA team welcomed two groups of students from the University of Westminster on Monday 7th October 2019. Each group was made up of 20 Fashion Buying BA students all eager to learn first-hand from the factory floor. The...read more