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BY – Family Learning QQI Level 3 – Sewing

This Family learning class will be run in the local school. Garda Vetting will apply. Learning as a family encourages confident, lifelong learners. Parents are teaching their children from birth. Family learning helps parents on their own learning journey while learning the skills of sewing.

This programme module aims to equip the Learner with a range of hand and machine sewing skills and to encourage the Learner to have the confidence to use these skills in their daily lives.
• To introduce the Learner to the art and practicalities of sewing by hand and machine.
• To interpret drawings and sketches and translate the information contained in them into completed craft items made from fabric
• To choose appropriate equipment, tools, stitches and process when marking, cutting, joining, shaping, manipulating, finishing and decorating the craft item
• To apply appropriate safety procedures when sewing by hand and machine
• To apply simple mathematical problem solving processes to estimate the quantity of materials required and list the cost of producing the craft item
• To facilitate the Learner to acquire an appreciation of the character and features of sewing on fabric through completing a number of simple craft items

Target Award

QQI General Learning – 3M0874

Start Date: 30-01-2023Hours/week: 03 Hrs 00 MinsDuration: 37 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 2 when accessing a Level 3 programme.

Age Requirements
Please see course details for minimum age requirements

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a limited range of knowledge, skills and competencies skills relevant to the course and be able to work under direction.

Module Award Body
Craft Sewing Level 3 Craft-Sewing (3N1035) QQI
Learning Outcomes

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

Use new skills in in one or more areas of:

• Reading
• Writing
• Spelling and handwriting
• Maths
• Computers and other technology

You’ll also be able to:

• Decide what you need to work on in the next course or class you go on to.

• Judge what kind of teaching helps you the most. This might help you decide what
you want to do next.

• Work in a group with other adults who are there for the same reasons as you.

• Put into practice what you have learned so that you can be more confident in
everyday new situations.


North Wexford Adult Literacy


Bunclody FETC, Ryland Road, Bunclody, Y21 E7P0


  • Free Parking
  • Full Canteen
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Rory Sweeney