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Gerber Accumark 3-Day Course for Beginners


Date: from13-12-2023 to 15-12-2023

Address: Fashion Technology Academy, Unit 14 Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, London N4 1LZ

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The Gerber Accumark digital pattern making course for beginners takes place at the Fashion Technology Academy, Unit 13/14 Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, London N4 1LZ, over three-days.

The 15-hour course will provide learners with the skills required for today’s fashion production workplace and is led by Ben Cooper, an industry experienced tutor. 

Previous Gerber learner Emily said: “I used to work as a tailor in E.Tautz and Ozwald Boateng on Savile Row and now I am working as a freelance Pattern Cutter for Simone Rocha. I see more industries require CAD pattern cutters than manual pattern cutters, so I realized I needed to learn these new techniques.”

The course includes the following:

+ PowerPoint presentation explaining Gerber AccuMark, the basics of lines, points, how the computer recognises pieces and AccuMark Explorer the filing system

+ Digitising

+ Pattern input using the digitiser/puck

+ Pattern design

+ Introducing the key Gerber functions and processes for pattern drafting and pattern modifications

+ Setting up work space

+ 15 functions to master from day one

+ Demonstrations of 100+ frequently used functions and how we implement them

+ AccuMark Explorer

+ Saving, moving, copying and re-naming pieces

+ Looking at the various file components

+ Exercises

+ Putting the digital pattern making functions to use, a series of exercises putting into use many of the functions and understanding how to execute them

The next three-day course is scheduled for Wednesday 13th December, Thursday 14th December and Friday 15th December 2023 – 11:00 – 16:30 and costs £499.


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