WSQ Compute Standard Allowed Minutes

Industrial apparel mainly consists of assembly of sewn parts in sewing lines. Line balancing is the key to achieving optimum production performance.Computing standard minutes is critical in this process. The aim of this course is to provide occupational knowledge, skills and techniques to compute standard allowed minutes (SAM) for apparel sewing and balance work among teams or lines to achieve higher efficiency. SAM is a universal method to compute factory efficiency & costing.

Objectives

  • Learn how to draw process flow chart to facilitate measuring of Standard Allowed Minutes (SAM)
  • Learn how to record current operating parameters
  • Learn how to analyse the sewing operation through elemental breakdown
  • Learn how to obtain all sewing operations (eg.SMV/SAM) in accordance to organisational requirements and procedures
  • Learn how to evaluate the accuracy of all SMV/SAM values
  • Learn how to quantify the variance in the process and make improvements
  • Ascertain and maintain records of all improvements made

Entry Requirement

Singapore/PR Students:

  • GCE ‘O’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • WSQ Advanced Certificate OR
  • WSQ ES WPLN Level 5 and above

International Students:

  • High School Diploma equivalent to GCE ‘O’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • Qualifications from professional institutes may be considered on a case-by-case basic OR
  • Pass TaF.tc Entrance Test

English Language Requirement –

  • Possess a minimum credit in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or its equivalent OR
  • IELTS score 4.5 or TOEFL score 450

Graduation Requirements


Student must fulfil the following requirements:

  • 75% attendance rate of total training hours per module
  • Assessed and be competent for every module
Student Pass Holders – a minimum of 90% attendance per month will be required.


Certificate Issuance

Upon succcessful completion of the course, trainee will be awarded the WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA). WSQ Certification is nationally endorsed and recognised by industry partners.

Who Should Attend

  • Factory and Production Manager
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Work Study Team
  • Planner and Manufacturing Department In-Charge

(This module is only available for corporate training)

Key Learning Areas

  • Process flow charting
  • Operational bulletin
  • Terminology & methodology

Course Duration

Training Hours 24 hours
Assessment Hours 2 hours
Total Hours 26 hours

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WSQ Course Fee SME Sponsored SME Sponsored Self Sponsored Self Sponsored Self Sponsored International
Singaporean/PRs aged ≥ 40 years Singaporean only and aged ≥ 35 years Singaporean/PRs aged ≥ 21 years Singaporean only and aged ≥ 40 years
(SFMCES)
Singaporean only and aged ≥ 35 years and earning ≥ $2,000/month
(WTS)
Full course fee S$ 930.00 S$ 930.00 S$ 930.00 S$ 930.00 S$ 930.00 S$ 930.00
Less: Non-PME Courses
90% of course fee, capped at $25/hr
- - - - - -
Less: PME Courses
90% of course fee, capped at $50/hr
(S$ 837.00) - - (S$ 837.00) - -
Less: Non-PME Courses
80% of course fee, capped at $17/hr
- - - - - -
Less: PME Courses
50% of course fee, capped at $15/hr
- - (S$ 390.00) - - -
Less: Non-PME Courses/PME Courses
95% of course fee
- (S$ 883.50) - - (S$ 883.50) -
Nett fee after grant S$ 93.00 S$ 71.50 S$ 540.00 S$ 93.00 S$ 71.50 S$ 930.00
Add: 7% GST* S$ 65.10 S$ 65.10 S$ 65.10 S$ 65.10 S$ 65.10 S$ 65.10
Total Nett Course Fee Payable including GST S$ 158.10 S$ 111.60 S$ 605.10 S$ 158.10 S$ 111.60 S$ 995.10

* GST Formula as follows:
Course fee after SSG grant x 7% GST = GST
# SME can claim additional 20% of full gross fee under ETSS where applicable