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Bespoke tailor and cutter

Producing tailored clothes that are cut and made to a unique pattern for an individual.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


5 (equivalent to foundation degree)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £15,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • selecting, using and storing equipment and materials, buying materials and stock control
  • making efficient and effective use of resources, time and materials
  • preparing materials and trimmings
  • identifying and using specific branded cloths
  • recognising faults in cloth and trimming
  • tailor specialism: garment construction, finishing and pressing
  • cutter specialism: preparation of garment parts, identifying and responding to customer requirements

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

None specified.

End Point Assessment

There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.

If you have an urgent need to select an assessment organisation for this standard, please email with details.