PRODUCTION SKILLS

LEVEL 1

Award - Garment Pressing (500/4308/0)


The Garment Pressing course is where you can learn the fundamentals of hand pressing, finishing procedures and inspection of sewn products.


What you will study:

You will study 2 units, totalling 13 credits which, upon successful completion, will gain you the ABC Level 1 Award in Fashion and Textiles.


Hand Pressing of Sewn Products, 4 credits

You will be taught how to use equipment and prepare for pressing. Recognise the correct temperature, pressure and steam for a range of natural and man-made fabrics. You will also gain knowledge about quality checking including fabric reaction, shine, stretch and shrinkage.


Introduction to Finishing Procedures for Sewn Products, 9 credits

You will learn how to demonstrate an understanding of finishing procedures for sewn products. This includes how to identify and describe the actions for puckering, distorted seams, skipped stitches and loose threads. You will gain knowledge about AQL (acceptable quality level) and demonstrating an inspection of product/s using the correct documentation and procedures.


How you will be taught

This is a very hands on course so right from the start, you will be learning practical processes. You will be inducted into Health and Safety procedures and policies to ensure you work safely amongst your fellow learners and teachers. Your progress will be reviewed at regular intervals to ensure you are getting the most from the course.


What can I do once I have completed the course?

Upon successfully completing the course, you can seek employment with your new found skills.

Tehia McDermot

From Stitching Academy Level 1 to June Sarpong’s apprentice, Tehia has excelled since enrolling with the FTA.

“I am so overjoyed that I have been selected for this unique apprenticeship at this stage of my life. I have been dedicated in finding the best route to a career in Fashion. The timing feels like destiny. This opportunity will prepare me for a future that I have envisioned for myself. This is an amazing experience that I will make the most of. I look forward to learning, working hard and embracing the adventure that this opportunity will bring. Thank you!”

Tehia McDermot

From Stitching Academy Level 1 to June Sarpong’s apprentice, Tehia has excelled since enrolling with the FTA.

“I am so overjoyed that I have been selected for this unique apprenticeship at this stage of my life. I have been dedicated in finding the best route to a career in Fashion. The timing feels like destiny. This opportunity will prepare me for a future that I have envisioned for myself. This is an amazing experience that I will make the most of. I look forward to learning, working hard and embracing the adventure that this opportunity will bring. Thank you!”

Apply today!

£699*

Duration: 6 weeks
Tuition: Mon - Fri,  4 hours per day



* Fee remission is available to those unemployed, looking for work and receiving valid benefits, and not on the work programme.

Potential Job Roles From This Course