Certificate in Pattern Making & Grading

Certificate in Pattern Making & Grading
@ Garment Industry Management Institute - GIMI

This course provides an in depth knowledge of technical skills that is essential in the pattern making and grading department in the garment industry.

Course Speciality

  • Guaranteed internship training for students below 24 years during or upon completion of the course
  • Students will obtain overall knowledge of different departments in the Garment Industry whilst this course will be useful for the development of their career
  • In depth knowledge that is essential to be a professional Pattern maker
  • Local and International career opportunities in the Garment Industry and Buying Offices
  • Knowledge to develop individual business opportunities

Course Content

  • Introduction to Pattern Production
  • The Basic Principles of Pattern Production
  • Identification of tools and equipment used in Pattern Cutting & Grading
  • Body Measurement Procedures and measuring positions and guides for taking measurements
  • Construction of Basic Block Draft on Shirts, T-shirts and Jackets
  • Development of Production Pattern Sets
  • Construction of Basic Skirts Blocks
  • Pattern Development of different styles of Skirts (Pleated, Panel & Flared)
  • Construction of Basic Block Draft on Pants and Shorts
  • Construction of Basic Bodies Blocks, Darts and Dart Manipulation
  • Construction of Different types of Sleeves and Sleeve Styling
  • Pattern Grading Techniques and Principles of Grading Patterns
  • Pattern Drafting and Grading for manufacturing specifications

Entry Requirements

  • GCE (O/L)  OR Six months' work experience in the apparel industry

On successful completion of the course, students are awarded with a Certificate which is highly recognized in the Garment Industry for employment.


4 Months

Course Level



Colombo , Nawala


Textile Design

Contact Details

+94 11 2 806036, +94 77 2204101


23, Vijaya Kumaranathunga Mawatha , Colombo 05

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