Sewing and English Skills (afternoon)

Ref: C3128981

This course is the first step in improving your sewing skills and learning the English you need to get a job in the garment industry. Working in groups to learn how to sew samples of French seams and hems. Reading hand outs and joining class discussions will help to improve English skills. Digital skills will be improved through use of online learning platform.

Course aim

The aim of this course is to build up learners confidence in sewing skills in sewing samples of seams and hems. Learn how to read hand out

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Produce a sample of French seams
  • speak and/or read &write 10 new words related to sewing.
  • Access the online learning platform ( Canvas)
  • Join in a group discussion.
  • Produce a basic garment

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Please bring Scissors ,Tape measure, Pins Fabric, Threads

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Sewing and English Skills (afternoon)

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This course is not available for online enrolment.


This course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority and only applicable postcode areas are permitted to enrol.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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