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6. Client: PAA/VQSET / Apparel Industry Project: Exam development – Apparel Product Development Level 2 and 3

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 

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5. Client: ABC AWARDS / Apparel Industry Project: External Moderation

The development of the Fashion and Textiles portfolio of QCF qualifications was led by the Sector Skills Council. As a key member of the qualifications and standards team I worked closely with various Awarding Bodies, writing QCF units, assessment criteria

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4. Client: Creative Skillset / Technical Textiles Industry Project: Fashion & Textiles Higher Apprenticeship: Barriers and Resources research

NAS funding enabled Creative Skillset to allocate considerable resource into supporting the roll-out of the new Fashion & Textiles Higher Apprenticeship.  To ensure the correct resources were put into place, I was asked to undertake a research project.   This

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3. Client: Creative Skillset / Textiles Industry Project: Review and development of the Textiles Manufacturing Products National Occupational Standards (NOS)

Creative Skillset is the industry body for the Creative Industries. They support the sector to develop skills and talent; by influencing and shaping policy and securing vital investment. Creative Skillset are responsible for the development and up-keep of National Occupational

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2. Client: OCR / Costume & Wardrobe Sector Project: Qualification & Credit Framework (QCF) Unit writing for the Creative Industries

  The Awarding Body who offers qualifications within the creative and media apprenticeships requested input from an industry expert.  The Sector Skills Council recommended my services. This project was undertaken to write the QCF units and indicative content for units

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1. Client: Creative Skillset / Apparel Industry Project: Review and development of the Apparel Manufacturing Technology National Occupational Standards (NOS)

Creative Skillset is the industry body for the Creative Industries. They support the sector to develop skills and talent; by influencing and shaping policy and securing vital investment. Creative Skillset are responsible for the development and up-keep of National Occupational

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Jenny Holloway-Fashion Enter Ltd

“I have worked with Celia for many years both in her capacity as a manager at Creative Skillset, as an independent consultant and also as an entrepreneur of her own clothing business for dance wear. The later gives Celia that much

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Glen Bascombe, Training Networks Manager ,Creative Skillset

“Celia was approached with a view to scoping a project that involved consultation with apprenticeship training providers across England. She came recommended for her expertise in the subject of delivering vocational qualifications. The brief we set her was challenging yet

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Chas Hubbard, Former Skills Director of Skillfast-UK

Celia was a key member of the Qualifications team at the former Sector Skills Council for the Fashion and Textiles Industry, Skillfast UK, where her role included delivery of the Sector Qualification Reform Programme. Her knowledge of the industry and

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Steve Kay CText FTI Managing Director NWtexnet

For the years that I have known and worked with Celia she has always been organised, committed and flexible to any task that she undertakes. She is genuinely dedicated to the fashion and textiles sector. Her work with developing and

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