Level 2


Diploma in Fashion & Textile Design


One year – Full time

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-3 including English and Maths, or a full Level 1 qualification with a ‘stepping stone’ English and Maths qualification. A portfolio of artwork is also required at interview.


This exciting and varied Level 2 course will offer you many creative opportunities within art and design. The course includes:

  • Textiles techniques
  • Garment construction
  • Pattern cutting
  • Design development
  • Illustration
  • Styling

You will need to be organised to enable yourself to produce and develop your own ideas, select techniques explored during the course and apply them to your own design ideas and outcomes. You will develop a portfolio of work ready for progression to Level 3.

Your lessons will take place in our fashion and art studios, as well as our digital suite and specialist photography studios.

There are study visits to events and exhibitions both locally and in London. The course culminates in an exhibition where you will be able to showcase your work to the public.

Next Steps

You can progress to a Level 3 Art & Design, Fashion, Graphics, Photography course or an Apprenticeship to further your skills.

For further assistance or to speak to an adviser please call 01329 815 200