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Dressmaking - Beginners

In this course participants will learn to draft patterns, cut, and assemble garments. 

Topics include blouses, various types of skirts and dresses.

Sewing experience would be an asset, although not a prerequisite.


Latest Course Information

  • May 26, 2021

    Duration:
    12 Weeks
    Day(s):
    Wednesday
    Time:
    5:30pm-8:30pm
    Tutor:
    Ms. Burrowes
    Course Fee:
    $200.00

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are a few FAQs pertaining to this programme or course:

  • Is there a job attachment involved?

    During training some persons are sent on job attachment. Selection for job attachment is determined by the trainee’s performance, attitude, and behaviour as well as the availability of spaces at participating companies.

  • What types of programmes are offered?

    Evening programme courses are practical, hands-on classes designed to give the participant experience to undertake projects. For a full list of programmes offered, please see our Evening Programmes section.

  • What is the cost of each programme?

    Only the Evening Programmes have an associated cost. This ranges between $150 and $400. For information on specific classes, please visit our Evening Programmes section.

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Training Centres

This course is held at the following training centre(s):

  • All Saints Skills Training Centre

    The All Saints Centre is known for its Bar and Restaurant Services, International Cooking and Garment Making programmes. It has modern cooking facilities, as well as a gazebo-styled bar and restaurant and a garment-making room equipped for the training of industrial sewing machine operators.

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Testimonials

  • Jason Haynes

    I enjoyed being involved in the Apprenticeship Programme – both the theoretical and practical component.  The experience was worthwhile, as I was able to acquire a skill and also further my studies.

    Jason Haynes
    Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician at A-Con Air Conditioning Consultants Inc.

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