Art and Design (Textiles) GCSE

Art and Design (Textiles) GCSE

This course will introduce you to the exciting world of Textile Design. This is the process of creating samples and designing products through a variety of techniques including printing, stitching, knitting and weaving.

You will complete a range of creative and exciting projects, which will culminate in a portfolio of work that you can use to progress to either A Levels or vocational subjects in Art and Design-related subjects.

Skills and techniques covered in this course include:

  • Printed and Dyed Textiles

  • Surface Pattern Design

  • Constructed Textiles

  • Digital Textile Design

  • Stitched and Embellished Textiles

  • Fine Art Textiles

  • Fashion Design

  • Illustration

For general enquiries, please contact: admissions@newcollege.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

If you gained mainly grade 3/Ds in your GCSEs then you may want to study this subject alongside others – which will help you progress into further/higher education and employment.

Future career and study opportunities

If you achieve five GCSEs at Grade 4 (or above) you can progress onto a number of courses at our college including A Level and Level 3 Textiles.

Work experience/Careers Extra

This course does not contain a specific work experience component but has other activities to help you develop employability skills, such as live client briefs, competitions, exhibitions and visiting speakers. If you would like to undertake a work placement alongside your studies, our Employability Team can help you.

Additional resources/costs

You will be given access to all the resources and materials you need for this course.

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other full-time course, email admissions@newcollege.ac.uk or call 01793 611470

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