Certificate in Apparel + Fashion Technology – Patternmaking

This Level 4 programme builds on skills learnt in the Certificate in Fashion Technology programme and offers a wide range of core pattern making, cutting and production skills.

Broaden your understanding of the terminology and techniques used in fashion garment production and gain New Zealand qualifications. Extend your fabric knowledge and learn basic computer tasks for garment production, and continue your journey into the realm of commercial fashion design.

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Key dates

Feb Intake 10 • 02 • 20

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Duration

38 Weeks, full-time in Auckland + Manukau + Wellington

Qualification

Certificate in Apparel + Fashion Technology – Patternmaking (Level 4) 120 credits

Costs

Domestic $7,677
International $18,200
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Certificate in Apparel + Fashion Technology – Patternmaking Course Outline

This programme is for students with industrial sewing experience gained through completion of the Certificate in Fashion Technology programme or through industry experience.

It is designed to give graduating students a wide range of core pattern making, cutting and production skills as a firm foundation for further career development.

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Programme Overview

Study body measurement, create blocks for men, women and children, and learn to make, adapt, test fit and grade a range of patterns for outerwear garments.

Broaden your understanding of the terminology and techniques used in the fashion garment production, and continue your journey into the realm of commercial fashion design.

What you will Learn

• Body measurement and basic block production

• Pattern design for women, men and children

• Spec pack preparation including spec drawings and lay plans

• Introduction to industry grading

• Fabric technology and apparel componentry

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Further Learning

Most students who graduate from the NZ Certificate in Apparel Fashion (Patternmaking), go on to complete the NZ Diploma in Apparel + Fashion Technology or pathway to our Bachelor of Fine Arts (Fashion Design) programme.

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Key Information for Students

NZ Government key information link for students, that provides more information to support your decision making for this programme

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Where could this programme take you?

Most students who graduate from the Certificate in Pattern Design go on to complete the Diploma in Fashion Technology programme.

Jobs related to this programme

After completing the Certificate in Pattern Design some of the career options open to you are:

Machine Operator with entry-level pattern making skills

Trainee Sample Machinist

Junior Pattern Maker

Assistant Cutter

Swatching/Sample Coordinator

Quality Control

Industry Partners

Fashion + Sustainability

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