- Type: New for January 2019 | Business | Vocational Courses | Creative & Design | Part-time & Adult Courses
- Level: 2
- Study Mode: Part-time
- Start Date: Wednesday, 27 February 2019 Wednesday, 24 April 2019
- Time: 5.30pm-7.30pm (no class 6/3/20)
- Duration: 10 weeks
- Full Fee: £90
About the course
This is an introduction to aspects of the fashion business and retail industry such as buying and selling, production, promotion and visual merchandising. The learning for this course will be delivered as part of a studio and computer room environment which will introduce the basic elements essential to an understanding of the fashion retail sector. Students will be introduced to the impact of ethical, political, economic, social and technological influences in the development of the fashion industry.
No experience required. For anyone interested in the business and retail side of fashion.
How much does it cost?
£90. There is a range of financial support that you may be entitled to, including Learner Support funds, grants and bursaries and employer support.
Who is it suitable for?
The qualification deliberately draws upon approaches to teaching and learning that have proven successful in targeting students that enjoy and learn through practical activity. Through an immersive and demanding curriculum, it will support the transition from general to more specialised study through practical assignments, teamwork and live briefs.
UAL (University of the Arts London)
The Level 2 Award and Diploma in Fashion, Business and Retail has been developed in response to an identified need for learners studying for qualifications in fashion retail to have a broad diagnostic experience that provides them with an understanding of fashion business and retail and prepares them for the reality of the sector and progression and paths available to them. The qualification has been designed to incorporate a strong element of vocational learning to provide young people with the understanding, knowledge and skills identified as necessary for future progression and employment, underpinned by the broad transferrable skills that will enable learners to demonstrate qualities of adaptability, self-reliance, collaboration, dependability, imagination and creativity.
Where will this course take me?
- Full-time courses in Fashion Business and Retail at Harlow College.
- Employment – Visual merchandising, fashion buying and merchandising, brand management, garment technology.
- Unit 1 – Introduction to fashion retail
- Unit 2 – Introduction to contextual research for fashion retail
How will I be assessed?
Portfolio and presentation
Will I have to provide anything?
Everything is provided
I'm interested. What should I do now?
Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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