Oporto: 226 152 500
Lisbon: 217 713 100
Covilhã: 275 320 300
Barcelos: 253 808 770
Vila das Aves: 252 820 910


MODATEX – A Professional Training Centre for the Textile, Clothing, Apparel and Wool Industry – was created in 2011 through Executive Order no. 135/2011 of 4 April, based on a protocol signed between the Institute of Employment and Professional Training (IEFP, IP), the Association of Textile and Clothing Industries of Portugal (ATP), the National Association of Apparel and Clothing Industries (ANIVEC / APIV) and the National Association of Manufacturers of Wool (ANIL).

This nationwide centre – has its Head office in Porto, delegations in Lisbon and in Covilha, branches in Vila das Aves and Barcelos – objectively contributes to a better strategic and operational coordination of training in the industry to respond more effectively to the needs of qualification and improvement of people and organizations, as well as, providing technical support to all players of Textile and Apparel Industry.

MODATEX covers areas such as Professional Training:

  • Provides Services (training and technical consulting for companies in the sector);
  • Workshops and Seminars;
  • Technical Testing Laboratories;
  • National and International Projects.

The Centre provides training in the areas of Fashion and Textile Design, Applied Computing Design, Management and Marketing, Visual Merchandising, Arts & Crafts, Patterning and Clothing Manufacturing, Tailoring, Weaving & Knitting, Spinning, Refining Textile (Dyeing, Printing and Finishing ), Quality, Maintenance, Business and Logistics, Softskills – cross and behavioral trainining.

MODATEX follows a socially responsible conduct and its Quality Policy is based on compliance with the requirements of the Quality Management System, aiming for a continuous improvement and satisfaction of all stakeholders.