THEATRE COSTUME NPA
SCQF Level 4
Performing Arts

Course Overview
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S5 and S6

PUPILS COSTUME: AN INTRODUCTION TO CUTTING, SEWING AND SURFACE DECORATION NPA

This course will introduce learners to techniques that are important in the costume design sector. It develops practical, technical and transferable skills and gives the opportunity to build skills and portfolios for progression to next level courses.

What You Will Learn
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  • Introduction to cutting, Sewing and Surface Decoration
  • Introduction to Garment Pattern Construction
  • Introduction to Sewing Machine Skills
Entry Requirements
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  • Interest in theatre/costume making
English Proficiency Requirements
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  • ILETS 5.5
How the course is assessed
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  • Ongoing assessment
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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  • Applicants will be required to attend course induction sessions and participate in a selection process. You will be notified in advance of the details.
Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • Professional Sewing Skills and Garment marking level 5 which is an 18 week short-full-time course in semester 1 and further progression onto the level 6 in semester 2.
Career Opportunities
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  • After these courses, it would be advisable to complete the HND to progress into Theatre or Film Costume making or articulate to Bournemouth University for the BA Hons course.
Number Of Days Per Week
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  • 2 afternoons per week: Tuesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4 pm
Course Delivery
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FULL TIME PART TIME EVENING OPEN LEARNING BLOCK RELEASE
GRANTON x
APPLY
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MIDLOTHIAN x x x x x
MILTON RD x x x x x
SIGHTHILL x x x x x
OUTREACH x x x x x

Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation


Our Campuses
Performing Arts

Edinburgh College is home to the Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS), one of the country's largest and most respected centres for training in the performing arts.  

We are delighted to have renowned actress Karen Gillan as our Patron.

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