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Fashion and Textiles Pattern Cutter

Making a variety of textile products, including clothing, leather goods and soft furnishings.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
22 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • pattern construction techniques
  • specialist terminology used in pattern construction
  • cutting methods
  • manufacturing processes
  • quality control

Apprentices will need to achieve level 2 English and Maths before taking their end-point assessment

Professional registration

None specified.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.