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Clothes Making Certificate Level 2

  • Overview of the course

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    If you’re creative and would like to learn how to design and make your own unique pieces, then this is the course for you. Learning from experienced tutors, you will build your technical skills through exploring a variety of fabrics and getting to grips with a range of garment construction techniques.
  • What you'll learn

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    The course will cover:

    Production techniques in clothes making

    You will: extend and further develop skills
    - Extend your knowledge and understanding of the clothes making process
    - Develop an awareness of the enterprise skills afforded by clothes making
    - Investigate creative enterprise and employment opportunities in the creative sector
    - Extend your understanding of health and safety issues regarding clothes making
    - Develop an awareness of the opportunities for progression onto further study.

    The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to:
    - Use raw materials, tools and equipment in a safe and competent manner
    - Develop analytical and research skills
    - Evaluate own work, develop ideas and learning through the clothes making process
    - Develop an understanding of health and safety considerations in the craft environment.

    - Learn how to communicate your ideas
    - Develop your visual recording skills
    - Explore the properties and characteristics of fabrics
    - Learn about a range of clothes making equipment and production methods
    - Develop your sewing machine skills

    Along with your technical sample file, you will produce a finished garment.
  • Entry requirements

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    You will need:

    - English and Maths at GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent)
    - Basic experience of machine and hand sewing
    - A strong interest in art, design and fashion
    - Some evidence of clothes making skills in the form of previous work
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You will be formally assessed throughout the course and given written and verbal feedback.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    This is a 15-credit course.
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    In the first instance please send a message to
  • I'm interested in this course, what do I need to do next?

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    You need to speak to one of our tutors before you can enrol on to this course therefore, please use the 'apply' button on this screen to register your interest. Once we have your details we will send you a text with a link to book a telephone interview. Please be aware that when a tutor calls you our number will appear as unknown/with-held/private.
  • Groups and Times

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    Location: Deane Road Campus. Group: A. First class: 11 October 2024. Last class: 13 Jun 2025
    • Friday : 09:30 - 12:30
  • Future opportunities

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    This is a useful portfolio booster course for those looking to carry on their studies at a higher level. If you would like to continue studying in the fields of Art & Design, Textiles, Fashion, Costume Design or Clothing Manufacture, this course is an ideal stepping-stone.
  • Course Fees

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    Tuition Fee: £362.00
    Other fees: £61.50
    You can opt to pay these fees in monthly instalments. You can set this up during the enrolment.
    Courses fees are subject to change.
  • Additional Information

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    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, pleasecontact us via our Live Chat service available on any page of our website.

    Adult Learners

    Adult learners (19+) must provide evidence of their existing qualification at enrolment. Learners may not be able to enrol if this information is not provided when requested. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one applies to the exams you took):


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    Bolton College works hard to ensure that the information provided is accurate.
    All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Studying at College

    The health and safety of our learners and staff is still very important to us and so there may continue to be an element of study outside of the classroom during the, academic year. The proportion of these hours will depend on the individual qualification(s) being undertaken. You must do the work set during these times or it will impact your progress on the course and therefore your achievement.

    Equalities Statement

    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact the Recruitment & Relations Manager at

    Safeguarding Statement

    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, a member of the Reception Team or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or via
  • Disclaimer

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    Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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  • Time:

    09:30 - 12:30
    3.00 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    30 weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

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