Course details

New Zealand Certificate in Apparel and Fashion Technology (Patternmaking)
NZQF Level 4

About the course

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the apparel and fashion manufacturing sector with people who are able to make and adapt flat patterns for a range of unstructured garments according to customer requirements and organisational procedures.

This qualification is suitable for people who wish to train in patternmaking in the apparel and fashion manufacturing sector, or to recognise the specific technical skills and knowledge of patternmakers already employed in the industry.

Graduates will be capable of self-management of learning and performance under broad guidance.

About the provider

Sewtec Fashion Academy (formally DAS Training Solutions Ltd) is an NZQA registered, category two Independent Tertiary Institute founded in 2001. It was established to provide a high standard of practical, hands-on education.

In 2013 DAS re-branded itself as GÇÿSewtec Fashion Academy' in order to clearly define the educational focus of the Company. The two directors (pictured) come from a wide variety of backgrounds, but between them have over 20 years experience working in the NZ education field. The directors work in the business and are dedicated to upholding the excellent standard of education and friendliness Sewtec is known for.