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.
Last Tuesday 21 st May, industry experts Della Nelson, Caroline Ash and Jenny Holloway informed a group of Fashion Masterclass attendees on the fundamentals of starting your own fashion business from initial design through to finished product....read more
On 1st May we welcomed a cohort of Buyers Admin Assistants from the Arcadia Group to the Factory for a CPPD Factory Uncovered workshop The four hour workshop gave an in-depth review of ethical manufacturing in the UK. This was led by...read more
Debbie Quick came in this week (29th April 2019) to deliver a much-valued life coaching session to our current cohort of apprentices. Coaching sessions are all about giving individuals the tools to creatively explore new possibilities in life...read more
On Wednesday 17 th April Fashion Forecaster Lester DC Pedersen delivered her insightful ‘Effective Trend Prediction for Your Brand’ masterclass. Lester discussed the process of developing trends from research through to finished...read more