You can choose to study after 10 or after 12 grades (duration of studies – 3 or 2 years).

The textile training programme is aimed at preparing tailors able to sew and tailor clothing, organise provision of services, select and apply the clothing design.

To pursue these aims, the theoretical courses are aimed at teaching future tailors on the technology of sewing and embroidery, use and maintenance of sewing and embroidery machines and equipment, work with individual and industrial sewing machines, cutting, design and modelling of fabrics, special drawing, computer-aided graphics, properties and use of leather, fur, assortment, properties and use of supplementary raw-materials and accessories, human measuring and establishment of clothing size, details of men, women and children clothing and tailoring of products of fabric, leather, fur, tailoring, pelting, fitting of loops, buttons, embedding machines, irons, presses, cutting with manual and belt machines, scissors, correction of clothing defects, preparation of embroidery draft and its transposition on fabric, embroidery by using various manual and mechanical techniques, accounting basics, occupational safety, information technologies, foreign language for special purposes, economics, business basics, etc.

The practical training takes place in Centre’s tailoring workshop and tailoring companies. Duration of practical training – 51 weeks. The skills of clothing design, tailoring, 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 tailor’s qualification.

After completing the tailor training programme, it is possible to continue studies according to the higher education study programmes in the area production and processing.



Description of qualification

The tailor’s qualification is necessary in order to work as a tailor, tailor-cutter, tailor-embroiderer.

The person, who acquired tailor’s qualification, shall:

  • be able to design and construct clothing for mass production and according to individual orders, take the order for production of needlework, coordinate the clothing model with a customer, select the basic construction for clothing and correct it according to the model and particularities of customer’s figure, select materials for clothing and plan production modes, prepare clothing tailoring schemes, cut the clothing, bend, pelt and stitch fabric sections, process separate parts of apparel, connect separate parts of apparel into a product, prepare the apparel for trying, try and correct the apparel according to the customer’s figure, tailor and iron the clothing, select inside materials, yarns, do the finishing, work with various sewing machines, presses, apply newest sewing techniques, perform manual tailoring works, make machine seams, embroider according to the model or self-prepared sketch, decorate finished apparel and materials with embroidery, check apparel’s quality and tailor or redo clothing of textile or similar materials, organise the activity of a tailoring company or established individual company, prepare and realise the business plan, analyse the market of analogous services,  prepare annual reports, compose cooperation agreements with suppliers and customers, know the technological requirements for tailoring works, processing technologies, rational work organisation methods, know how to work safely, responsibly, attentively, organise own work, effectively communicate with clients and colleagues. 

Having acquired the tailor’s qualification, the persons can work as tailors, tailors-cutters, tailors-embroiders, sewers in tailoring companies or establish an individual company.