Careers in Fashion & Textiles

This is the original Word file for the Careers in Fashion & Textiles PDF resource that has previously been given away for free.

Why buy the full Word version of this resource?
The Word version allows you to edit the resource and gives you access to the original Jpeg images. There are over 80 jpeg images although note that some are individual images that have been combined to make a montage of images so some images are repeated (with approximately 60 of the images being individual photos and 20 images being montages).

The resource consists of 34 A4 pages which are exactly the same as the free PDF. There are also additional pages which are not in the PDF resource with individual copies of all of the images used in the document with a very brief description of what each image is. 

What information is included in the resouce?
The resource is an information resource on careers in the fashion and textiles industry. It can be used with any year group but is particularly designed for Post 16 students. It can be used as a whole document but it is has been designed to be printed off and used as separate sections.

The information in the resource includes:

  • 20 reasons why you should consider a career in the fashion & textiles industry

  • Information on the modern textiles industry including evidence that it is a growth industry

  • Information on the different sectors in the industry & different career roles

  • Places to get advice & things to think about when considering a career in fashion & textiles

  • Some examples of different degree courses

  • Things to think about when choosing and applying for a degree

  • Case studies of several universities that run degree courses in fashion & textiles

  • Other qualifications and routes in to fashion & textiles, including apprenticeships

  • A section just for teachers with ideas on how to raise the profile of careers in textiles.

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Note this is a large zip file so it might take a while to download. The large file size may not be suitable for downloading to some mobile devices.

File is for personal use & can't be reproduced or sold commercially. ©Julie Boyd 2017
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