Gerber For Beginners October 2020

Tutor Ben Cooper recently held his three-day Gerber Accumark course (October 2020) with a small group of learners at the Fashion Technology Academy within a Covid-19 safe environment.

The 15-hour course is taught in small groups with clear, easy-to-follow guidance and 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 functions to use, a series of exercises putting into use many of the functions and understanding how to execute them.

Following the course the learners commented:

“I have already learnt about certain functions, really good. I have really enjoyed the course.” - Rose.

“I had learnt many new things already from Day 1. Thank-you.” - Pina

The next three-day Beginners course takes place 8th, 9th and 10th December and there is a 2-day Advanced course scheduled for January 2021. Please note that learners on these courses need to have a general knowledge of using Windows.