Combining the heritage of tailoring training with key production skills and cutting practices, this specialist qualification will give learners the opportunity to develop industry-relevant knowledge and demonstrate high levels of speed, accuracy, precision and consistency.

Leaners will master the art of bespoke tailoring with world renowned tailor Brita Hirsch. With over 30 years’ experience in Bespoke Tailoring and Textile Engineering, Brita has worked with some of the most knowledgeable and discerning customers.

ABC Level 5 Diploma in Bespoke Tailoring

Recently designed in collaboration with the Savile Row Bespoke Association as an alternative to the traditional apprenticeship, the course will give learners a real insight into the practical aspects of this beautiful craft.

The curriculum includes:

  • Individual pattern drafting
  • Planning and cutting
  • Bespoke trouser, waistcoat and coat making
  • Ironing and shaping
  • Fittings
  • Hand finishing

The course is delivered full time over between September and July the following year. Learners will be equipped with an acknowledged qualification and the practical skills set to enter employment or run their own tailoring business, if they so wish.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have determination and a passion for the craft. An equivalent of Level 3 experience in garment making and cutting skills is entry requirement for the Level 5 Diploma. Please get in touch to discuss your individual circumstances if you are interested in applying for this new, exciting opportunity.

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