When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Tutor Multiple
  • Course Code W21FASC08A

What you will learn

This new online course has been designed for millinery students that are ready to take their next steps and start to monetize their craft. Over 4 days you will be introduced to key aspects of running a millinery business, increasing your confidence and planning skills for making those next steps on your millinery journey. This course will be led by Morley College millinery tutors, Vesna Pesic and Sarah Lomax. Both Vesna and Sarah are founder members of the British Hat Guild and have extensive industry experience both working for millinery heavyweights and their own successful brands.( You will receive an introductory email with guidance in how to access the course via Microsoft Teams)

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Cost and price your work competitively
  • Plan a collection knowing your customer
  • Choose necessary equipment
  • Prepare to show – Where to sell
  • Define branding and marketing strategies


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    This course will be held online via the digital learning platform Microsoft Teams. This enables live camera connection via your computer, phone or tablet. During course hours you will work online with demonstrations, video and links provided by your tutor. Teaching is both to the whole class and on an individual, one-to-one basis with each session being a mixture of lectures, discussions and individual work. To get the most from this course some study or completion of activities outside of class time may be required. In order to ensure you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor alongside group work to share learning. Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the learning outcomes above.

    Entry requirements

    Students must be able to speak, read and write in English. Basic numeracy is essential. For Students to fully benefit from this course it is important that they have the correct level of existing skills

    What you need to know before you enrol

    This course will be delivered entirely online, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join, prior to the start of your course. You will need an Internet connection, a PC or laptop, smart phone or tablet. Benefit from a free Microsoft Office account with Email, MS Teams, Office Apps and much more for the academic year in which you enrol. Excellent attendance and punctuality is required from all students. You will be asked to sign a form declaring that you agree to follow college procedures as advised.

    What you need

    Internet connection a PC or laptop or a smart phone or a tablet. You will be sent details of how to join prior to the class start date. Pen and notebook for your notes.

    What you can do next

    We run a variety of other millinery courses as well as specialist accessories courses, which might be of interest. Please consult http://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/departments/fashion for further details.