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Curtain Making & Soft Furnishing - MQF Level 1 - Improving Education & Career Prospects / Titjib fl-Edukazzjoni u fil-Prospetti għall-Karriera

Duration
Delivered from October 2017 through to May 2018
Entry Requirements
Applicants need to have basic sewing skills.
Learning Outcomes

• The methods of conversion of fibres into fabric such as spinning and weaving.
• The different types of fabric: natural or man made.
• The names of components (e.g. fringes, ribbons, beads and some cords) which are used for decoration     purpose.
• The use of heading tape, Velcro and linings and the purpose of their use.
• The width for different curtain fabrics, commonly known as drop.
• The different types of texture of fabric and the different fabric weights.
• The kind of furnishing fabrics which are suitable for particular projects.
• The variety of plain simple rails available.
• The methods to cut, shape and form cloth to specified tolerances.
• The importance of making a work plan and interpret measurements and instructions.
• The use of patterned, striped and checked fabric,
• The meaning of symbols on care labels.
• The use of balance marks and notches.

Methods of Teaching
practical and hands-on sessions with specifically designed and related to this course
General Objectives

N/A

Assessment/Feedback
on-going assessment, portfolio, tutorials and final presentation of works
Certification/Award
Vocational Education and Training Award in Curtain Making and Soft Furnishing. The National Commission for Further and Higher Education deems this VET Award to be at Level 1 of the MQF.
Access to next level of education/training
After successfully completing this course, learners can then take this course at level 2.
Code
Venue
Tutor/s
Start/End Date
Days and Time
IMSD005Lifelong Learning Centre Msida Qrejten Str(annexe to Junior College).Jacqueline Fava02/10/2017 - 28/05/2018Monday 17:30-20:30
IMRH001Mrieħel Adult Learning Centre-B.Bontadini Str Benjamina Attard03/10/2017 - 29/05/2018Tuesday 17:00-20:00

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