HND Fashion & Textiles

Higher National Diploma (HND) in

Fashion & Textiles

The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Fashion and Textiles provides opportunities for learners to apply their knowledge and practical skills in the workplace. Full-time learners have the opportunity to do this through formal work placements or part-time employment experience. The qualification prepares learners for employment in the fashion and textiles sector and will be suitable for learners who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work. The Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Fashion and Textiles have been developed with career progression and recognition by professional bodies in mind. It is essential that learners gain the maximum benefit from their programs of study.

Introduction

The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND in Fashion and Textiles is a qualification with a minimum of 240 credits of which 80 are mandatory core. The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND programme must contain a min. of 125 credits at level 5.

Credit Value of HND

Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND in F & T
Qualification credit value: a minimum of 240 credits.
Minimum credit to be achieved at the level of the qualification (level 5): 125 credits.
Mandatory core unit credit: 80 credits.
Specialist unit credit: a minimum of 160 credits.
The requirements of the HNC have to be met.
A maximum of 60 credits can be centre devised or imported from other QCF
Edexcel BTEC Higher National qualifications to meet local needs. Level rules and mandatory core units must not be changed.

Career Opportunities

The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Fashion and Textiles provides opportunities for learners to apply their knowledge and practical skills in the workplace. Full-time learners have the opportunity to do this through formal work placements or part-time employment experience. The qualification prepares learners for employment in the fashion and textiles sector and will be suitable for learners who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work. The Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Fashion and Textiles have been developed with career progression and recognition by professional bodies in mind. It is essential that learners gain the maximum benefit from their programme of study.

Course Structure

The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND in Fashion and Textiles is a qualification with a minimum of 240 credits of which 80 are mandatory core. The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND programme must contain a min. of 125 credits at level 5.

HND Core Units

  • Visual Communication in Art & Design
  • Ideas Generation & Development in A&D
  • Contextual & Cultural Referencing in A&D
  • Professional Practice in Art & Design
  • Project Design, Implementation & Evaluation

HND Specialist Units

  • Design Application in Textiles
  • Design Exploration in Textiles
  • Design Application in Fashion
  • Design Exploration in Fashion
  • Critical Study in Art and Design
  • Garment Manufacture
  • Clothing Manufacture Production Ops.
  • Research and Development for F & D
  • Fashion Promotion and Marketing
  • Cultural Understanding in Fashion
  • Fashion Collection Realization
  • Fashion and Textile Materials Understanding
  • Drawing Techniques and Process A & D

Skill Development Units

  • Production Techniques in Fashion
  • Presentation Skills
  • Pattern Construction in Fashion
  • CAD/CAM for Fashion and Textile
  • Fashion Photography
  • Pattern Drafting in Fashion
  • Fashion Drawing

Professional Body of Recognition

Learners can apply for student membership of the Chartered Society of Designers and/or individual membership of the Society of Dyers and Colourists and from there, progress towards professional membership.
Venue: Classes will be conducted at NICON 6th Road Campus, Dubai Plaza, 6th Road Chowk, Murree Road Rawalpindi.