This course is designed for young people with a passion for clothes, design, fabrics and style. Learn about the workings of the fashion industry and discover what makes this international multi-billion-pound industry work so well.
Level 3 Fashion Design & Garment Manufacture
  • Contextual influences
  • Material processing techniques
  • Pattern construction for fashion and clothing
  • Production techniques for fashion and clothing
  • Developing costume design skills
  • Accessory production
  • Design methods
  • Pattern development
Our industry professional tutors will teach you valuable design processes and introduce you to the techniques involved in the creation of fashion and clothing.

Exploring technical skills such as pattern cutting, garment construction and costume design, you will discover your own creativity through exciting projects and practical design skills to begin your fashion and styling career.

You will also develop styling skills, including catwalk makeup and will finish the year with a fashion show that you will design and produce on your own and as part of a team.


You will leave us with a professional, digitalised portfolio of your coursework. Your tutors will help you craft this essential tool to help you move to the next stage of your creative career or learning.


Entry Requirements

Applicants must have 5 GCSEs at grades 4-9 including English (or equivalent).


Vocational success rate for Academy learners


of BCE Level 3 learners progress to University


of BCE apprentices progress into careers in London’s creative economy