Bridgwater and Taunton College at Skills England with UKFT
Bridgwater and Taunton College (BTC) offers a range of apprenticeships and has worked with some significant names in the Fashion and Textiles sector to support with workforce training and development.
“Our Fashion & Textiles Apprenticeship programmes proudly boast significant links with industry and built upon the rich foundations of arts education, where innovation, experimentation and ideas flourish. We work together with a diverse range of businesses to understand your model in order to develop a training programme that combines niche hands-on skills and industry knowledge within a professional context.”
Jennifer Hollidge, UK Production Training Co-ordinator, Mulberry says:
“In the thirteen years since its inception, more than 90 apprentices have completed the programme. Some of which have gone on to apply their skills and knowledge in different roles across the business such as; Product Development, Planning and Implementation. One of our Leather Goods Manufacturing apprentices from 2013, Harrison Malik is now Mulberry’s Development Technician and has represented the Company at special events internationally.”
Apprenticeships offered by BTC include:
- Leather Craftsperson Level 2
- Sewing Machinist Level 2
- Furniture Manufacturer – Modern Upholsterer Level 2
- Fashion & Textiles Pattern Cutter Level 3
- Textile Manufacturing Operative Level 2
- Fashion & Textile Product Technologist Level 4
Find out more here.