Borders College offers key qualification for textiles industry

Skills for Work: Textiles Industry at National 5 is an introductory qualification in textiles. It develops the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed for work in the textiles industry. 

Learners will develop:

  • Knowledge of the scope of job roles within the textiles manufacturing industry
  • Knowledge of the journey taken by textiles products from raw material to finished product
  • Practical skills used in the textiles manufacturing industry
  • Knowledge of how to become effective job seekers and employees in the textile manufacturing industry
  • A positive and responsible attitude to work
  • Communication and team-working skills

This course is aimed at school leavers, unemployed, returners to work, career changers, part-time employees and home workers, giving the opportunity of a general overview of the textiles manufacturing industry and introducing learners to its diversity.

This 12-week fully funded programme is being delivered at our Hawick Campus two days per week to undertake tutorials, work experience and self-directed study guided by our Assessor, who will support you every step of the way.

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