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.
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more