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.
Caren Downie , one of the most influential women in British fashion, was back at FashionCapital / FTA HQ to deliver her highly informative and popular Masterclass on ‘How to Build a Successful Brand’. Over the course of two-hours...read more
Led by Caren Downie , former Topshop Buying Director, ASOS Buying Director, Finery London Brand Director and now Brand Director and Founder at ByOcular , Caren Downie has been at the forefront of fashion for more than twenty years. With an...read more
On 5 th September we welcomed a further group of Assistant Buyers, Assistant Technologists and Assistant Merchandisers from George at ASDA to the Factory for the ‘Factory Uncovered’ CPPD four hour workshop. The feedback we receive following...read more
PR can be a minefield when starting a new business, from influencers to press releases to gaining those all important industry contacts. On Thursday 6th September Rosie Davis, Founder of PR Dispatch & LFA, The Lifestyle and Fashion...read more