National 5 Textiles Industry Skills for Work


18 Apr 2023


04 Jul 2023

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National 5 Textiles Industry Skills for Work


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.


Borders College, Buccleuch Road, Hawick, TD9 0EH

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Entry requirements

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.

Progression opportunities

This qualification develops the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed for work in the textiles industry.

Course Content

Skills for Work: Textiles Industry at National 5 is an introductory qualification in textiles. 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


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