NCFE Level 2 Award in Textiles

Course title: NCFE Level 2 Award in Creative Crafts using Textiles

NCFE course no: 500/6531/2/TEX

Unit Summaries:
Unit 01 - Use materials and resources to develop textiles techniques
Learners will already have developed basic textiles skills and knowledge of materials and techniques. In this unit learners will extend their understanding of how to exploit the strengths and weaknesses of materials and resources according to their ideas and intentions. They will develop techniques to use them appropriately and will observe Health and Safety procedures.

Unit 02 - Develop and adapt textiles ideas creatively
Learners will draw ideas from a range of sources to explore possible ways forward, and will develop them creatively to achieve their intended outcome(s). Learners will record significant points of development in their textiles work and will reflect on what they have done, making appropriate modifications in response to circumstances and feedback from tutors and peers. Learners will follow Health and Safety procedures when developing and adapting ideas.

Unit 03 - Create, present and evaluate final textiles item(s)
In this unit learners will prepare and produce final textiles item(s) following Health and Safety procedures. Learners will demonstrate an intermediate level of skill when using materials and techniques, and will adhere to their own targets for production. Learners will evaluate what they have learnt through the whole textiles process, and how their final item(s) portrays their originalideas and intentions.

This unit description is from the NCFE Course Specification - more details and the full spec can be found on the NCFE website,, under the course title and number listed above. Further course details and a registration form will be provided on payment of £50 deposit, and a full timetable of sessions, materials list etc will be provided on the first day of the course itself.