The Fashion Technology Academy

Students at The Fashion Technology Academy. Image courtesy of The Fashion Technology Academy
Students at The Fashion Technology Academy. Image courtesy of The Fashion Technology Academy

The Fashion Technology Academy (FTA) is a collaboration with Fashion Enter Ltd - sister company to FashionCapital.co.uk - Haringey Council, DWP and global e-tailer ASOS.com.

Opened in March 2016, the Fashion Technology Academy is a fully equipped extension of the successful Stitching Academy, which delivers a range of qualifications at Levels 1 to 4. These cover the entire of the ‘garment life cycle’ including stitching, production and pattern cutting. Fashion Enter is one of the largest training providers of Advanced Apprenticeships at Levels 3 and 4 within Apparel Manufacturing (fashion) and work with employers such as ASOS.com, Marks & Spencer, River Island, Debenhams, Jigsaw, M&Co and the Arcadia Group.

The FTA is the first apparel manufacturing training academy in the country to operate alongside a live factory and fashion studio, ensuring that students gain exposure to real ‘Best of British’ manufacturing skills whilst training for their accredited qualifications. The FTA has been created to train a new generation of skilled workers to ensure that the UK apparel manufacturing sector continues to thrive.

UAL Awarding Body is happy to have worked with Fashion Enter to develop the Level 3 and 4 Fashion Studio Assistant qualification. This qualification has been designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to work within the fashion industry; with a specific focus on working within a fashion studio.