PAA VQSET offer Level 2 and 3 Certificates and Diplomas in Apparel Product Development (APD). These qualifications provide the opportunity to certificate a learning process which focuses on the area of garment construction and provides the learner with the skills to develop foundation patterns from concept to finished product.
The qualifications have been mapped against the Apparel Manufacturing Technology National Occupational Standards to provide progression opportunities for learners to apply their learning in an industrial environment.
The qualifications are delivered globally and can be achieved using a Computer Based Training (CBT) programme which provides the knowledge requirements prescribed in the Qualification Specification.
The process of assessment is via examination at a PAA\VQ-SET approved examination centre. For the past three years I have developed the examination content. This involves devising a combination of multiple choice questions and assignments which directly relate to the criteria specified within of the qualifications
The examinations are conducted in accordance with PAA\VQ-SET’s Examination Code of Conduct to maintain national standards and rigorous quality assurance.
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