Internal Events

Regular internal events hosted by FTA, including open days, masterclasses and one day taster courses. The open days are aimed at potential new learners so they can understand what courses are available and see first hand the live factory environment and training facilities. Masterclasses are hosted with leading industry experts and aimed at new business start-ups looking for quality advice and guidance on running their label successfully. Topics include "Finding the right manufacturer", "the importance of IP, trademarks and copyright", "How to successfully run your own PR" and much more!

Also available are one day taster courses for those unable to commit to the full-time accredited courses. These range from Absolute Beginners "your block, your body" to advanced sewing techniques. All events are listed below with details on how to apply.

Gerber For Beginners October 2020
14.10.2020 Gerber For Beginners October 2020

Tutor Ben Cooper recently held his three-day Gerber Accumark course (October 2020) with a small group of learners at the Fashion Technology Academy within a Covid-19 safe environment. The 15-hour course is taught in small...

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100% Success Rate on FTA’s Gerber Courses
27.07.2020 100% Success Rate on FTA’s Gerber Courses

As with all industries technology is constantly evolving and changing the way we work. In terms of fashion production the requirement for CAD pattern cutters has rapidly increased within the industry. In order to keep up with the demand manual...

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Fashion Appreciation Online Seminar with Deborah Shulton
10.04.2020 Fashion Appreciation Online Seminar with Deborah Shulton

You can't make a silk purse from a sow’s ear yet many new and start-up brands do not realise the fundamentals about fabric properties, construction and weaves. There are always problems with start-up brands finding the right fabric especially...

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Telestia Taster Session
17.03.2020 Telestia Taster Session

On Friday 13th March 2020 we offered a Telestia taster masterclass to introduce the Telestia methodology to attain perfect fit patterns and garments. As landfill becomes an increasing problem at a global level it’s time to review the...

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10 Out of 10 from London College of Fashion Students
13.03.2020 10 Out of 10 from London College of Fashion Students

On Wednesday 11 th March 2020, the Fashion-Enter team welcomed twelve London College of Fashion (LCF) students currently studying Fashion Buying and Merchandising. The Factory Uncovered seminar and tour led by Production Director Caroline Ash...

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