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.
 

M&S attend The Factory Uncovered Workshop
23.08.2018 M&S attend The Factory Uncovered Workshop

On 23 rd August Marks & Spencer visited the Factory for the CPPD Factory Uncovered workshop. The group consisted of buying assistants and technical admin assistants and their objective was to understand how a factory operates in the...

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Arcadia BAA's visit the Factory for CPPD workshop
22.08.2018 Arcadia BAA's visit the Factory for CPPD workshop

On 22 nd August a cohort of Buying Admin Assistants from the Arcadia group visited the Factory for the CPPD Factory Uncovered workshop. Many of the participants had never been inside a garment manufacturer before, yet their day to day...

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River Island attend first CPPD
02.08.2018 River Island attend first CPPD

Have you ever wondered why raincoats or long dresses come in short from manufacturers; could it be "cabbage" at the root of the problem! The talented River Island team of Kidswear Assistant buyers discussed how to look for cabbage in...

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George at ASDA return for 2nd CPPD in one Week
01.08.2018 George at ASDA return for 2nd CPPD in one Week

On 1 st August a further cohort of buying, merchandising and design assistants from George at ASDA attended the Factory Uncovered CPPD workshop. Highly recommended by previous employers the attendees were confident they would gain the...

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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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