Learn and develop skills with KTL

Key Training and Learning’s expert tutors deliver qualifications and courses; designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills of today’s textile industry. Focusing on Sewing, Upcycling, Textile Manufacturing, and Laundry Operations.

Learn. Develop. Grow.

KTL provides you with the methods and skills of today’s textile industry. Working with HMPPS, Clothing and Textile manufacturers, and Laundry companies, Key Training and Learning are trusted to provide high-quality qualifications from expert tutors.


Sewcialise – Chat and Sew

Join us for our beginner sewing course for £99, starting Monday 16 January 2023, and learn the fundamentals; from basic hand and machine stitches to making your own tote bag or cushion cover. Learn more and book your place on this 4-week course below.

Don’t throw it – Sew it!

It’s not the end for the clothes you don’t wear anymore. Slow fashion is in and let KTL show you how some creativity and imagination and bring a fresh look to your wardrobe. Our next 4 week course starts Wednesday 18 January 2023 – to find out more click the button below.

Online sewing courses coming soon


Workplace training

Accredited or tailored courses within manufacturing companies in textile production, sewn products, laundry operations, leadership, and manual handling.

Prison Workshops

Textile, sewn products and laundry operations courses to serving prisoners

Derby Sewing Studio

Privately taught fashion and textiles courses by our experienced industry tutors for beginners to advanced. Soon to launch online courses.

As part of the supply chain for several prime providers, local government and successfully being awarded direct prison contracts via the prison education DPS, KTL prides itself on quality of training and high achievement rates.

Please contact for information on potential funding and rates.

“Happy to see everyone doing so well and their hard work being recognised by achieving this qualification.”

Tausif Patel – Production Manager
Vogue Apparel Ltd – Leicester


Learn new skills and study with experts