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.
 

George at Asda return to the Factory for CPPD Workshop
31.07.2018 George at Asda return to the Factory for CPPD Workshop

On 31 st July George at ASDA returned to the Factory for a CPPD ‘Factory Uncovered’ workshop. The group included Assistant Technologists, Merchandising Assistants and Buying Assistants and the aim was to demonstrate first-hand the garment life...

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Chelsea Independent College visit the Factory
25.07.2018 Chelsea Independent College visit the Factory

On 25 th July we welcomed a group of international students from Chelsea Independent College to The Factory as part of their international summer programme. The students all at A Level stage had a keen interest in manufacturing through their...

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How to Develop a Super Memory with Eric Gilston
20.07.2018 How to Develop a Super Memory with Eric Gilston

On 19 th July life coach and motivational speaker Eric Gilston returned to the Fashion Technology Academy to deliver a masterclass on how to develop a super memory! The aim of the session, Eric stated was - · You will discover how to...

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Arcadia Group BAA's attend 'The Factory Uncovered' Workshop
19.07.2018 Arcadia Group BAA's attend 'The Factory Uncovered' Workshop

On 18 th July a group pf Buying Admin Assistants from the Arcadia Group visited the factory for the Factory Uncovered CPPD workshop. We host regular workshops for the Arcadia group as the session provides a unique insight into how a factory...

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Legal Eagle Masterclass with Nick Gould
17.07.2018 Legal Eagle Masterclass with Nick Gould

On 17 th July Nick Gould, ‘the common-sense lawyer with mismatched shoes!’ hosted a Legal Eagle Masterclass aimed at new business start-ups. As a solicitor and partner of the Gunnercooke law firm in London as well as the founding director...

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