Who are the qualifications for?

For learners who want to develop their skills and creativity in fashion design and Textile.

What do the qualifications cover?

Allow candidates to learn, develop and practise the creative skills required for career progression in the fashion sector.


Achieving this qualification

To be awarded this qualification, learners are required to successfully achieve 08 mandatory units & 04 optional Units.

Mandatory Units
  • Unit 01 - Developing design ideas
  • Unit 02 - Sampling fashion techniques
  • Unit 03 - Understand how to work for a client to create a product
  • Unit 04 - Create a website using web design application templates
  • Unit 05 - Producing promotional publications
  • Unit 06 - Textile decoration
  • Unit 07 - Fashion illustration
  • Unit 08 - Product promotion using social media
Optional Units
  • Design and make a blouse or shirt
  • Design and make a fitted lined skirt
  • Design and make fitted unlined trousers
  • Design and make a lined jacket
  • Design and make a dress
  • Design and make lingerie
  • Design and make a fashion corset
  • Design and make a character costume
  • Pattern cutting for shirts and blouses
  • Pattern cutting for a one piece garment
  • Pattern cutting for skirts and trousers
  • Design and make a fashion accessory
  • Design and make a blocked straw hat with a brim
  • Design and make a blocked felt hat with a brim
  • Design and make a 3D felt item
Total Qualification Time (TQT) - 480
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) - 240

Candidate entry requirements

London Media Academy does not set entry requirements for these qualifications. However, centres must ensure that candidates have the potential and opportunity to gain the qualifications successfully

London Media Academy cannot accept any registrations for candidates under 16 as these qualifications are not approved for under 16s.


Resource requirements

Staff delivering these qualifications must be able to demonstrate that they meet the following occupational expertise requirements. They should:

  • Be occupationally competent or technically knowledgeable in the areas for which they are delivering training and/or have experience of providing training. This knowledge must be to the same level as the training being delivered
  • Have recent relevant experience in the specific area they will be assessing
  • Have credible experience of providing training.

How the qualification is assessed

Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in a qualification. The Level 3 Diploma in Photography is internally assessed.


Internal assessment

Each candidate must create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit. On completion of each unit candidates must declare that the work produced is their own. The Assessor must countersign this. Examples of suitable evidence for the portfolio for each unit are provided in the Handbook.

The main pieces of evidence for the portfolio could include (in no particular order):

  • Assessor observation – completed observational checklists and related action plans
  • witness testimony
  • candidate’s proof of work
  • worksheets
  • assignments/projects/reports
  • record of professional discussion
  • record of oral and written questioning
  • candidate and peer reports
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Moderation

Moderation is the process by which we confirm that assessment decisions in centres are:

We do this through:

external moderation – which we carry out through our External Moderators who, by supporting you, will make sure that assessments meet nationally agreed standards and that your quality assurance systems continue to meet our centre approval criteria.

Who are the qualifications for?

For learners who want to develop their skills and creativity in fashion design and Textile.

What do the qualifications cover?

Allow candidates to learn, develop and practise the creative skills required for career progression in the fashion sector.


Achieving this qualification

To be awarded this qualification, learners are required to successfully achieve 08 mandatory units & 04 optional Units.

Mandatory Units
  • Unit 01 - Researching design ideas and concepts
  • Unit 02 - Sampling fashion techniques
  • Unit 03 - Textile decoration
  • Unit 04 - Pattern cutting for outfits with advance styling
  • Unit 05 - Design and make a blouse or shirt
  • Unit 06 - Design and make a skirt
  • Unit 07 - Design and make a pair of trousers
  • Unit 08 - Design and make a dress
  • Unit 09 - Design and make a lined jacket
Total Qualification Time (TQT) - 360
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) - 180

Candidate entry requirements

LMA Level 2 Diploma in Fashion & Textile.

London Media Academy cannot accept any registrations for candidates under 16 as these qualifications are not approved for under 16s.


Resource requirements

Staff delivering these qualifications must be able to demonstrate that they meet the following occupational expertise requirements. They should:

  • Be occupationally competent or technically knowledgeable in the areas for which they are delivering training and/or have experience of providing training. This knowledge must be to the same level as the training being delivered
  • Have recent relevant experience in the specific area they will be assessing
  • Have credible experience of providing training.

How the qualification is assessed

Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in a qualification. The Level 3 Diploma in Photography is internally assessed.


Internal assessment

Each candidate must create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit. On completion of each unit candidates must declare that the work produced is their own. The Assessor must countersign this. Examples of suitable evidence for the portfolio for each unit are provided in the Handbook.

The main pieces of evidence for the portfolio could include (in no particular order):

  • Assessor observation – completed observational checklists and related action plans
  • witness testimony
  • candidate’s proof of work
  • worksheets
  • assignments/projects/reports
  • record of professional discussion
  • record of oral and written questioning
  • candidate and peer reports
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Moderation

Moderation is the process by which we confirm that assessment decisions in centres are:

We do this through:

external moderation – which we carry out through our External Moderators who, by supporting you, will make sure that assessments meet nationally agreed standards and that your quality assurance systems continue to meet our centre approval criteria.