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Textile Coloration Science and Technology – Leading to the Textile Coloration Certificate TCC
Textile Coloration Science and Technology is a unique course designed to meet the needs of the textile industry by educating the world about the science behind coloration processes.
The course is part time, a total of 3 years in duration,
Part 1, Year 1 – 1 academic year, 2 taught modules, as below, comprising 8 and 12 hours contact time and 32 and 48 hours of independent learning respectively. Leads to the Foundation Textile Coloration Certificate FTCC and access to Part 2.
Part 2, Years 1 and 2 – 2 academic years, 3 modules per year consisting of a total of 40 hours contact time and 80 hours independent learning. leads to the Textile Coloration Certificate TCC and
Provides the perfect pathway towards studying for the Associateship of the Society of Dyers and Colourists (ASDC) our UK honours degree equivalent qualification. Associateship of the Society of Dyers and Colourists (ASDC)
The overall aims of the course are to:
a. Explore the fundamental processes and scientific principles behind textile coloration
b. Develop both scientific understanding and personal learning and thinking skills
c. Develop a range of transferable skills such as decision making, information analysis and written and verbal communication.
Learners from diverse educational and experiential backgrounds can begin this course and leave with the scientific and cognitive abilities for technical development in their respective workplaces.
Access to Learning
The Textile Coloration Science and Technology course offers flexible learning by encompassing fortnightly online lectures, delivered via Zoom, with sessions recorded for learners to access independently for reinforcement and / or revision of live content. It is a requirement, however, that learners access live sessions and interact with the tutor and fellow learners to ask questions and discuss relevant topics.
The prospectus provides further details of the costs, benefits, assessment criteria, grading structure and the application process available to students and employers wishing to take part in this course.
For employers: a method to educate and create the future experts of the coloration industry to ensure that your business and the industry is in safe hands.
For students: a virtual learning platform providing the opportunity to develop specific knowledge and skills. Students will have access to the network of members around the world and will be able to build peer groups networks that could be invaluable for the future.
Apply for the course commencing September 2023 below at the bottom of the page.
Application deadline: 30th June 2023
Please note due to the Covid19 pandemic no residential activities will take place. We are looking at residential activities for 2023 academic cycle.
The SDC is committed to supporting the coloration industry especially in these challenging times. We feel that now is the time to plan for the future and want to work with you on your future training needs.
Future Textile Dyers Fund – Funding available for UK companies of up to 60%. Fund applied automatically on receipt of an application from a UK company.
- Intermediate learning in textile coloration principles and processes introducing the chemistry involved in textile coloration leading to
- Advanced learning in textile coloration principles and processes in years 2 and 3.
- Online lectures allowing learners to interact with the tutor and fellow learners.
- Access to recorded lectures
- Tutorial sessions to develop practical skills and support learning.
- Peer to peer support during sessions and on line classroom support
- Individual non voting membership of the SDC
- The foundation required to move on to our professional ASDC qualification.