COURSE OVERVIEW

Textiles for Products is what we pride ourselves on creating. This course has been designed for students with creative flair and talent, who have a passion and interest in all areas of exploratory textiles, and are unsure of how to develop it further into a career in the wide range of creative textile & craft industries. This course offers you the opportunity to explore a wide range of career pathways including: • Textiles for products. • Textiles for interior accessories • Textiles for costumes • Textiles for fashion accessories & jewellery • Textile art
With opportunities to use traditional & nontraditional textile media, such as paper, fabrics, metal, glass & ceramics for additional areas such as theatrical props, interior and fashion accessories, and handmade bespoke work. You will learn how to generate, develop and create contemporary ideas in response to challenging briefs and live assignments, and gain invaluable knowledge and skills in how to become textile makers through exploration, in specialist studios and workshops, experiencing and combining a wide range of mixed media textile techniques, materials and equipment used within the art & design industries.
During your two years with us, you will receive an exciting broad experience and knowledge of 2D & 3D textile materials & processes in year 1, this then becomes individually and independently focused throughout year 2, and is designed to enhance and develop your chosen area of textiles and career specialism, within the design, textile, and art and craft industries. Successful completion of the course gives the qualifications and skills required to progress onto a range of degree courses such as contemporary textiles products, costume, jewellery, or fine art amongst many others or go directly into employment

'I love the art here and the great vibes that the whole place gives off.'

SARAH HOWITT -SECOND YEAR STUDENT

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

DURATION - 2 YEARS

A minimum of four GCSEs at C/4 or above including Maths and English at grade D/3, plus a portfolio of work.

Final grades will give the following maximum UCAS points score of:

STUDENT WORK

Textiles for Products is what we pride ourselves on creating.

STUDENT PROFILE

SARAH HOWITT

What are you going to do after college?
I plan to do Contemporary Textiles at our HE Campus in Hartlepool, as that course offers embroidery and I really love doing that.
Can you tell us something about your course that you didn’t know before coming here? There’s so much support and one to one tuition, I didn’t realise I’d get this much

What’s your favourite thing about CCAD? I love everything about it. I love the creative people that I’m around, I love the art here and the great vibes that the whole place gives off.
What do you enjoy most about your course? I love making things and being creative. There’s so much variety on this course, we can experiment and explore any area of textiles for products or accessories.

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