National 5 Textiles Industry Skills for Work

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National 5 Textiles Industry Skills for Work


This 12-week fully funded programme is being delivered at our Hawick Campus over over 3 days per week (Tues, Wed, Thurs) from 10.00am to 1.00pm. The course will commence on 12th September and end 28th November 2023. You will 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.

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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