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Fashion Enter & Stitching Academy Hold Jobs Fair

28-05-2014   


An informal event, ex-Stitching Academy Learners and local residents were invited to attend and meet with over 30 employers with the opportunity to find a job based within the clothing village.

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The roles on offer were mainly design and production based, within the CMT units. The event had a great turn out, with a number of new faces among the familiar faces of The Stitching Academy.

The roles on offer were ideal for those that have been on the course, specialising in sewing, industrial machines and operations, the Level 1 qualification gained from The Stitching Academy was perfect in showcasing to the employers looking to take on an apprentice or employee.

And great news! 2 of the Stitching Academy learners that attended on the day were offered jobs, right at the fair! As well as a number of others offered interviews and work trials within the Florentia Clothing Village workspaces.

Alexandra Mac, who started the Stitching Academy only 2 weeks ago, was offered at role at Rosie Fashions Ltd. 20 year old Alex, who had no previous experience in fashion was delighted at the role she had been offered. “Through Fashion Enter’s connections and jobs fair I’ve been offered a job at Rosie’s Fashion, I’m so excited to start!”

Fiona Amofah, a previous learner on the course, who went on to complete and gain her Level 1 Stitching Skills qualification was also offered a role, at 113 Clothing Ltd, as a design and production assistant. Fiona, 20 from North London commented “Today has been really useful as I’ve spoken to employers in all areas of the fashion industry to gain experience”.

“Fashion Enter and The Stitching Academy go above and beyond in really helping us learners showcase our skills and build up our portfolios” learner Bandna Bhanot commented, adding “I really appreciate the work that’s gone into arranging this job fair today.”

To find out more on the Stitching Academy, please visit the Stitching Academy section: http://fashioncapital.co.uk/Learning/stitching-academy.html




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