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Bespoke tailor and cutter

Producing tailored clothes that are cut and made to a unique pattern for an individual.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


5 (equivalent to foundation degree)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £15,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • selecting, using and storing equipment and materials, buying materials and stock control
  • making efficient and effective use of resources, time and materials
  • preparing materials and trimmings
  • identifying and using specific branded cloths
  • recognising faults in cloth and trimming
  • tailor specialism: garment construction, finishing and pressing
  • cutter specialism: preparation of garment parts, identifying and responding to customer requirements

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Skills and Education Group Awards Limited 0115 8541 620
More Information

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