Textile Handicraft (3 years)

Textile Handicraft, level 4, level training, vocational secondary education 3 years

Persons with basic education or those at least 22 years of age without basic education who have competencies corresponding to the level of basic education are welcome to study the specialty.

Type of study Form of studyPrerequisite to start Study time
Type of study Level education, vocational secondary educationForm of studyFull-timePrerequisite to start Basic education Study time3 years

The aim of the curriculum is that the student acquires the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to work as a textile craftsperson both independently and as a team member in the field of Textile Handicraft.

The student of the programme acquires knowledge and practical skills in such areas as Estonian folk culture and textile heritage; design, history and representation; knitting, crocheting, sewing, weaving; teaching materials; handicraft entrepreneurship; and product development.
Under the guidance of teachers, students make lace, knit and sew various objects.

In addition to basic studies, it is possible to acquire practical skills in leather work, metal and clay work, textile dyeing, book arts and photography.

Studies are considered completed if the curriculum has been studied in full, the student has acquired the learning outcomes of the curriculum at least at the threshold level and passed the Textile Handicraft Manufacturer Level 4 vocational examination.