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CAD Apparel Pattern Making

Istituto Modartech
Program overview
1 year
Part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Start dates
January 2021

January 2022

January 2023

Program description

CAD Apparel Pattern Making

The course trains high-level professionals, in demand within the industry, with a comprehensive range of technical clothing design and planning skills, using both traditional and CAD-based methods -using the Lectra Suite Software (Modaris, Diamino, 3D Modaris).

Based on the most advanced applied techniques and tools in the fashion industry, the skills developed in the CAD Apparel Pattern Making course enable students to meet the needs of companies within the sector.

The course is also offered in Italian.

Program content

Learning Modules

  • Knowledge of the figure and stylistic interpretation
  • Study and analysis for the design of fashion collections
  • Textile, leather and accessories: features and types of processing
  • Industrial Pattern Making
  • Processing and development of the technical data sheet
  • Creation of new modeling bases
  • Placement techniques
  • Creation of prototypes and samples
  • Evaluation of the sample and correction of defects
  • Quality and fit control
  • Industrialization of the garment: study of techniques and processes
  • Fashion CAD (Suite Lectra: Modaris, Diamino, Modaris 3D)
  • Digitization of the model
  • Construction techniques and development of paper patterns with CAD system
  • Transformation of existing models with CAD
  • Development of the pattern in the various sizes
  • Production cycle, features and function of machines and tools
  • Fashion English
  • Job security
  • Guided tours
  • Internship

Tuition fees

TUITION FEE: 8.000 € for EU citizens, 10.000 € for NON-EU citizens


Certification Awarded

Certificate legally recognized at a European level (Standard EQF, Lev 4)

Career opportunities

At the end of the course, as a freelance or employed in a fashion business in the role of: Garment pattern maker, CAD Technician.

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About this institute

Istituto Modartech

Istituto Modartech

Istituto Modartech is a higher academic training centre in the Fashion and Communication fields authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research – MIUR to issue academic degrees in Higher Education in Art, Music and Dance sectors –...

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Why study at Istituto Modartech

  • Issuing of Academic Diplomas equivalent to the Graduation Degree, Qualifications Recognized at European level
  • Spaces and professional structures: laboratories, fabrics-leather-footwear archive, tech area, library, auditorium, exhibition area
  • Latest-generation technologies and software applied to the specialization sectors, to acquire specialist skills that can be spent in a concrete working environment
  • Scholarships are offered to support training, rewarding passion and talent

Contact info

Istituto Modartech

Viale Rinaldo Piaggio, 7
56025 Pontedera

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