What career opportunities can this lead to?

Other textile courses are offered at Eastleigh College - please browse the website for more information.

What are the entry requirements?

This course is suitable anyone wishing to make simple alterations to their clothes. Complete beginners are welcome but knowledge of the sewing machine would be an advantage.

What does this programme involve?

Simple Clothes Alterations covers things such as sewing on a button, taking up a hem or taking something in.

You will learn some simple techniques to get you started.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

This course is taught and assessed through practical demonstration and hands on activities.

What else do I need to know?

Please bring a notebook and pen, at least one garment that needs a simple alteration, and a sewing kit including scissors, pins, needles, tape measure. Please also bring a sewing machine and manual if you have one.

Students will be responsible for the purchase of any necessary materials relating to the course.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Adult and Community Learning team by telephone 023 8091 1270 or via email at acl@eastleigh.ac.uk.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Adult and Community Learning team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C305Z Eastleigh College 2/5/2020 Sat 09:30 – 13:30 1 £41.00 £41.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.