Continuing Professional Development

Professional development courses

Cpd design

We offer a range of continuing professional development courses, through our Textiles Training Group, to meet the needs of those working in the textiles, fashion, clothing and echnical textiles industries.

Professional courses cover the following areas:

  • textile technology
  • buying
  • sourcing
  • retailing
  • merchandising
  • manufacturing
  • administration.

We can offer a mixture of options from 1-day short courses to 5-day training programmes. We can also provide bespoke in-house training, please contact us to discuss options in more detail. 

We have a wide range of technologies for the textiles, fashion and clothing industries and you will learn from experts in the field of design, including staff with substantial industrial experience and leading academics.  

You can see a full list of courses, including details of how to book in our short courses directory.


Upcoming courses

Some of our upcoming courses include:

15th-16th January

Garment pattern cutting

16th-17th January

Introduction to knitwear

5th February

Technical testing

12-13th February

Introduction to textile testing

14th February

BREXIT Planning  

26th -27th February

Weave and woven fabrics