Clothes cutting/design operator and modeller

You can choose to study after 12 grades (duration of studies – 1.5 years).

The training programme is aimed at preparing clothing cutters-constructors able to design, model, cut, measure and tailor women, men and children clothing, organise their working activity, manage the accounting of individual company’s business.

To pursue these aims, in theoretical courses, the future clothing cutters-constructors and modellers are taught the principles of fabric cutting, sewing technology, use and maintenance of machines and equipment, construction and modelling, special drawing, matching of colours, fashion and style, computer-based graphics, establishment of the types of figure, selection of models and construction, establishment of drawing elements, measurement and clothing sizes, tailoring of men, women, child clothing details and products of fabric, leather and fur as well as matching of materials, repair of clothing and their defects, work with individual and industrial sewing machines, accounting basics, occupational safety, information technologies, foreign language for special purposes, economics and business basics, national language culture and language for special purposes, aesthetics, physical training, etc.

The practical training takes place in Centre’s sewing workshop and tailoring companies. Duration of practical training – 41 weeks. The skills of clothing construction, modelling, cutting, measurement, etc. are solidified and improved during the practical training.

The vocational readiness of the student, who passed the entire training programme, is demonstrated by the results of competency assessment examination which evaluates the competencies and general skills laid out in the curriculum. The composition of the commission of competency assessment examinations, organisation and the procedure of the issue of documents are regulated by the Ministry of Education and Science. The graduate is conferred with the qualification of clothing cutter-constructor.

After completing the training programme of clothing cutter-constructor and modeller, it is possible to continue studies according to the higher education study programmes in the area production and processing.



Description of qualification

  The qualification of clothing cutter-constructor is necessary in order to work as a clothing cutter-constructor. The person, who acquired the qualification of clothing cutter-constructor, shall:

  • be able to create and draw clothing models and adapt them according to the person’s figure, prepare new clothing models for production, construct and model women, men and children clothing, prepare clothing sketches, cut and tailor clothing by using universal and special sewing machines, try clothing, use clothing production equipment, manage individual company’s business accounting documents;

  • know fashion tendencies, cutting and sewing technologies, types of human figure, requirements for business accounting documents, raw-materials, accounting basics, occupational safety regulations;

  • be able to work responsibly, attentively and individually, organise his/her work, effectively communicate with colleagues and clients.

The persons who acquired the qualification of clothing cutter-constructor can work as cutters-constructors in tailoring companies, individual tailoring studios, joint Lithuanian and foreign companies or establish individual companies.