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Fashion and Textiles

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About... Fashion and Textiles

ABC Awards Fashion and Textiles qualifications, already used by a number of leading British manufacturers, provide learners with the opportunity to gain the principles and skills required to work in this exciting and fast paced industry. Success in these qualifications can lead to careers such as Dressmakers, Hand Presser, Pattern Cutter, Leather Craftworker,  Retail / Service Operative, Footwear Manufacturing Operative, Textile Operative, Sewing Machinist, Knitter, Linker, Product Tester and Quality Control Inspectors.


Fees 2013-14

Functional Skills

Coming Soon - Level 4 Diploma in Technical Textiles and Apparel

This qualification has been developed in response to developments in terms of new technologies e.g. stain resistant and fire resistant treatments. Industry and HE have worked closely with ABC Awards on this development.

The qualification will be included in the Higher Apprenticeship Framework (Fashion and Textiles)

2 pathways:
Technical Textiles
Product Development and Sourcing

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