Digital Skills for Fashion and Textile Design
- Level(s) of Study: Professional / Short course
Available at no cost to eligible individuals (see criteria below).*
- Start Date(s): 11 January 2023
- Duration: 11 January - 8 February 2023, Wednesdays 10 am - 4 pm for five weeks
- Study Mode(s): Short course
Please note: This course is delivered through the Enterprising Ashfield project, which is funded by the Government's Towns Fund. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is pleased to offer free (fully funded) places on this course to support individuals and employees of businesses that are based in the towns of Kirkby-in-Ashfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield.
The standard fee would normally be £675.
On this practical design course, you'll learn how to use 2D CAD sketches, whilst learning the essential functions of the software that will make your life as a designer simpler and more efficient.
It's ideal for anyone looking to develop their design portfolios; you might be a complete beginner to the software, or you're already working in design and looking to learn more about current software skills.
How you’re taught
In-person from the Summit Centre in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.
Tutor profile: Erica Horne
Erica teaches CAD to individuals and design teams globally.
She is a lecturer for several universities, including NTU, teaching everything from fashion and textiles to fashion marketing and branding.
Erica is the owner of CAD for Fashion, an academy designed to help people upskill and improve their creativity and productivity.
She's delivered design training for companies such as Hobbs London, The White Company, and Levis.
She has also worked as a designer and product developer for both high street and independent brands including Next and Monsoon.
No previous qualifications or experience is needed to access this course.
To be eligible for a place, you must live or work in the towns of Kirkby-in-Ashfield or Sutton-in-Ashfield.