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Advanced Pattern Cutter Apprenticeship (Level 3)

The apprentice will gain both technical knowledge and real practical experience, along with functional and personal skills. These are acquired through a mix of learning in the workplace, formal off-the-job training and academic study at college.

Knowledge covers the supply chain and customer base, the materials used in production, quality assurance procedures, working practices, communication and policies and procedures.

Skills include evaluating sewn product designs, creating templates and block patterns, producing prototype patterns for given designs, evaluating prototype patterns and producing final master pattern.

When Flexible start datesDuration22 Months
LevelLevel 3AttendanceFull time employment with day release time


Textiles Pattern Cutter Standard

Functional Skills:

– Level 2 Functional Skills in Mathematics

– Level 2 Functional Skills in English

+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities
+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

D grade or above in GCSE Maths and English or Level 1 Functional Skills.

Designed to cover pattern production for all sewn products (not just garments) from clothing and fashion to leather goods, soft furnishings, knitwear, marine and medical textiles.

The program is delivered on a day release basis at Keighley College alongside employment.

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Keighley College

Bradford Road, Keighley
West Yorkshire BD21 4HQ United Kingdom

Tel: 01535 685000
Student Absence Line: 01535 685109 / attendance@keighleycollege.ac.uk
Email: enquiries@keighleycollege.ac.uk

Exams Email: exams-KLY@leedscitycollege.ac.uk