SCQF Level 5
Performing Arts

Course Overview
Costume S5 & S6 PUPILS

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.

This course will be delivered online  in semester 1 due to COVID.
What You Will Learn
  • Introduction to cutting, Sewing and Surface Decoration
  • Introduction to Garment Pattern Construction
Entry Requirements
  • An interest in costume design and making
English Proficiency Requirements
  • ILETS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • Through online practical and theoretical assignments
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
  • Candidates will be asked to attend an information session
Progression And Articulation Routes
  • Further study in Theatre Costume
Career Opportunities

  • Costume designer for Theatre, Film and TV
  • Costume maker for Theatre, Film and TV

Number Of Days Per Week
  • Tues/Thurs 1.30-4.00
Course Delivery
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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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