Skills Based Training – The Future Of Fashion Education

Today we are hosting a Delivery Group meeting with representatives from University of the Arts London Awarding Body (UAL) and the BMET to discuss Level 4 Fashion Diplomas…

Leading the way with industry skill based qualifications we are holding a steering group meeting with UAL and BMET to discuss both the Level 4 Fashion Diplomas and the Fashion Studio Assistant Diploma in conjunction with the Product Development pathway.

The proposed Level 3 and Level 4 Diploma for Fashion Studio Assistant aims to develop occupational competence and provide students with the knowledge, skills and understanding required to be successful working in a fashion studio.

The meeting will be led by Justine Head – Chief Examiner, Fashion Business and Retail and Sarah Atkinson, Head of Academic Standards. Confirmed attendees will include

Lucy Dang, UAL Projects Officer, Claire Clark, UAL Senior Quality Officer, Anthea Hollist, UAL, Qualification Manager, Simone Gadagah, Delegate from BMET and Sorya Eales Delegate from BMET.

The meeting will cover various aspects including:

• The Fashion Studio Assistant Diploma

• Working with the Awarding Body

• Awarding Body processes – external moderation

• Being a pilot centre

• Funding

• UCAS points

• Ongoing formative assessment

• Tracking progress

• Assignment design

• Delivery models

• Planning your academic year

• Creating engaging assessment materials

• Level 4 Fashion Diplomas

• Possible pathways in Garment technology

More from this group meeting to follow.