Sewing & Garment Construction (Level 3)
This practical, entry-level programme is designed to take you from little (or no) sewing experience to becoming proficient in using a variety of industrial machines (including automatic sewers, overlockers, cover seamers and binders) to create complete garments.
About the programme
What will you learn
Highlights of the programme
Students are taught machine handling skills, production sewing and full garment construction techniques to industry standard.
Garments manufactured include skirts, shorts, sweatshirts, bodices and business shirts. Included within these garments is a range of specialised piecework skills (buttonholes, invisible zips, jean zips, mock pockets, patch pockets, Jett pockets, darts, collars, cuffs, plackets to name just a few).
This programme creates the opportunity for employment or to run your own small business from home – Sewtec offers ongoing business mentoring to support your business startup.
Student loans and allowances are available. You may be eligible for Fees-Free study if you are a first-time tertiary student, or have studied less than 60 credits at level 3 (outside of school).
Practical hands-on programme designed to assist skill-building and machinist competency
Sew a variety of complete garments using fully industrial machines
Opportunities for work experience and real-life clients
All materials and manuals are provided
Modern premises with modern machines
Setting up your own business option – business plans and marketing workshops
Textbooks, manuals, fabric supplied
The applicant must be at least the age of 16 years.
Successfully complete a 2-day FREE trial.
Entry-level machine operator or trainee machinist
Cutting room assistant
This course is Level 3 and consists of 120 Credits.
Programme Duration - 36 weeks
Fees - $6,700
(This includes all resources required for the programme) (Fees-free, student loan and allowances are available for eligible applicants)