Passport To Employment Garment Technology

You will work towards projects and make a cushion, quilt cover, bag, jacket and skirt, stretch top and complete a variety of sample work covering tailoring.  You will gain a good understanding of seams, hemlines, decorative finishes and garment breakdowns used for construction techniques and processes. Your work will be evidenced in a folder and you will be assessed on the practical work you produce.  How to sew and use all the machinery and equipment including pressing, lay planning, cutting, garment construction and quality control.
Fully equipped studio, set out to simulate a manufacturers setting.
  • Level 2 Certificate in Fashion & Textiles
  • Level 1 Award in Employability
Progress onto a Fashion & Textile Apprenticeship or gain full time employment.
Learners are required to attend an assessment date to secure a place on the course.

Free to 16-18
Free to people who claim benefits: UC, JSA, Income Support, ESA – Please ask if any others. 

Study Programme


All students at Oldham College will participate in a personalised study programme that will maximise your potential and enable you to progress onto employment, apprenticeships or higher education.

This means you will:

  • Study a core qualification in a vocational discipline and continue to develop your English and Maths skills through functional skills, GCSE resits and the option of AS/Level 3 qualifications
  • Participate in meaningful work experience
  • Enjoy a range of enrichment opportunities e.g. basketball, archery, skiing and sign language
  • Take part in dedicated tutorial sessions to review your progress and development