Tailor Master - CTEVT


3 year(s)

This curriculum provides skills and knowledge necessary for “Tailor master”. There will be both demonstration by trainers/instructors and opportunity by trainees to carry out the skills/tasks necessary for this level of technical workforce. Trainees will practice and learn skills by using typical tools, materials and equipment necessary for this curricular program.


The main aim of this curricular program is to produce skilled workforce in the field of tailoring by providing training to the potential citizen of the country and link them to employment opportunities in the country. The aims of this curriculum are:

To produce advance level technical workforce in the field of tailoring
To produce such technical workforce who will be able to provide serve through the application of the skills and knowledge of tailoring technology being as an entrepreneur.


After the completion or this training program, the trainees will be able:

  • To handle/care for tools, materials, and machines
  • To carry out related inspection and designing activities
  • To carry out related measurement activities
  • To carry out related cutting activities
  • To carry out related sewing activities
  • To carry out related checking activities
  • To carry out related finishing activities
  • To prepare ladies dresses
  • To prepare gents dresses
  • To carry out job related management activities  
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Admission criteria

Individuals who meet the following criteria will be allowed to enter in this curricular program:

  • Literate with basic training and experience on tailoring
  • Physically and mentally fit
  • Age- Minimum of 16 years
  • Preference will be given to female, Dalit, Janjati, and Conflict affected people 

Salient features

Duration:   The total duration of the course will be of 390 hours (three months) of specialized modules plus 70 hours of common module. 

Target group:  The target group for this training will be all the interested literate individuals of the country with basic training and experience on tailoring. 

Group size: The group size of this training program will be not more than 30  

Medium of Instruction: The medium of instruction for this training program will be Nepali or English or both. 

Pattern of attendance:  The trainees should have 80% attendance in theory classes and 90% in practical/ performance to be eligible for internal assessments and final examinations. 

Focus of the curriculum: This is a competency based curriculum. This curriculum emphasizes on competent performance of the task specified in it. Not less than 80% time is allotted to the competencies and not more than 20% to the related technical knowledge. So, the main focus will be on the performance of the specified competencies/tasks /skills included in this curriculum. 

Follow up suggestion

This is not a training program only for training sake. The ultimate success of this program will rest on the proficiency of the graduates of this training program in providing services in the community either by wage employment or by self-employment. 

In order to assess the success of this program and collect feedbacks/inputs for the revision of the program, a schedule of follow up is suggested as follows:- 

First follow up: Six months after the completion of the program

Second follow up: Six months after the completion of the first follow up

Follow up cycle: In a cycle of one year after the completion of the second follow up for five years  

Certificate requirement:  The related training institute will provide the certificate of “Tailor Master” to those individuals who successfully complete all the tasks with their related technical knowledge specified in this curriculum.

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