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Vocational Re-Entry: Sewing and Tailoring (Noncredit)

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Vocational Re-Entry: Sewing and Tailoring (Noncredit)

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Sewing and Tailoring

Certificate of Completion
#36803

This certificate in Sewing and Tailoring is customized to meet the needs of the entry level adult student or professional, who is seeking to acquire specific skills used in today’s emerging fashion industry for tailors, dressmakers or custom sewers to master each phase of the apparel process to produce made-to-measure garments. Jobs such as alterations sewer, alterations tailor, bridal gown fitter, coat cutter, coat maker, couture dressmaker, dress fitter, fur tailor, garment fitter, and suit maker.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will construct and present professional looking tailored garments.
  • Students will be prepared for entry-level sewing and tailoring employment.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Wholesale and Retail Buyers

      Wholesale and Retail Buyers

      SOC Career Code: 13-1022.00

      Buy merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and nondurable goods. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Select, order, and authorize payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products. Includes assistant wholesale and retail buyers of nonfarm products.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $56.43

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $67,525.77
      Annual Job Openings
      5,491

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Fashion Designers

      Fashion Designers

      SOC Career Code: 27-1022.00

      Design clothing and accessories. Create original designs or adapt fashion trends.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $79.79

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $78,239.87
      Annual Job Openings
      853

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Fabric Menders

      Fabric Menders

      SOC Career Code: 49-9093.00

      Repair tears, holes, and other defects in fabrics, such as draperies, linens, parachutes, and tents.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $38.85

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $42,027.98
      Annual Job Openings
      3,458

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Sewing Machine Operators

      Sewing Machine Operators

      SOC Career Code: 51-6031.00

      Operate or tend sewing machines to join, reinforce, decorate, or perform related sewing operations in the manufacture of garment or nongarment products.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $20.64

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $27,324.14
      Annual Job Openings
      2,970

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Sewers

      Sewers

      SOC Career Code: 51-6051.00

      Sew, join, reinforce, or finish, usually with needle and thread, a variety of manufactured items. Includes weavers and stitchers.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $28.36

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $26,296.36
      Annual Job Openings
      193

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

      Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

      SOC Career Code: 51-6052.00

      Design, make, alter, repair, or fit garments.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $36.46

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $35,585.18
      Annual Job Openings
      878

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

      Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

      SOC Career Code: 51-6092.00

      Draw and construct sets of precision master fabric patterns or layouts. May also mark and cut fabrics and apparel.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $46.75

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $51,969.00
      Annual Job Openings
      215

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Cutters and Trimmers

      Cutters and Trimmers

      SOC Career Code: 51-9031.00

      Use hand tools or hand-held power tools to cut and trim a variety of manufactured items, such as carpet, fabric, stone, glass, or rubber.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $21.53

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $32,975.40
      Annual Job Openings
      207

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages

Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Vocational Re-Entry: Sewing and Tailoring (Noncredit)

    Sewing and Tailoring

    Certificate of Completion
    #36803

    This certificate in Sewing and Tailoring is customized to meet the needs of the entry level adult student or professional, who is seeking to acquire specific skills used in today’s emerging fashion industry for tailors, dressmakers or custom sewers to master each phase of the apparel process to produce made-to-measure garments. Jobs such as alterations sewer, alterations tailor, bridal gown fitter, coat cutter, coat maker, couture dressmaker, dress fitter, fur tailor, garment fitter, and suit maker.

    Program Learning Outcomes

    • Students will construct and present professional looking tailored garments.
    • Students will be prepared for entry-level sewing and tailoring employment.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    VOC ST1
    Sewing and Tailoring 1
    VOC ST2
    Sewing and Tailoring 2
    VOC ESD09
    Sewing and Design

Contacts

Department Contact

Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu

Office Contact

Hours: 8:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.Location: Building 40-101Phone: (909) 274-4220