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CTP 110 Gerber I
1.8 CEU
Prerequisite: basic computer knowledge
If you are a trained patternmaker, adding computerized patternmaking to your skills is vital to compete in today's market. Whether you work in children's, men's, or women's wear, this program will provide you with hands-on computer experience applicable to your company's designs and specifications. The basics of system management, digitizing, plotting, and pattern development are introduced using Gerber Accumark.

CTP 111 Gerber II
1.8 CEU
Prerequisite: CTP 110
This follow-up program continues instruction in computerized patternmaking using the Gerber system. Gain advanced experience with the Accumark functions of data management,grading, and marker-making, and progress into the patternmaking functions. Patterns are developed and plotted with full attention to individual needs.

CTP 231 PAD System
1.8 CEU
Prerequisite: basic computer knowledge
PADs Master Pattern Design, invented by a patternmaker, can be learned by anyone making manual patterns for precise fittings from drapings, muslin, and rub-downs. Learn how to transfer PAD files to other CAD systems. PAD operates on MAC and PC platforms. This course will include how to use PAD with other software (Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Gerber, Lectra, Optitex, etc.). Topics include computer patternmaking, grading,marking; PAD file transfer to other systems; printing PAD patterns.