WSQ Conduct Material and Product Testing and Evaluation

This training provides occupational knowledge and skills for the various testing techniques applied to fabrics, trims and garments in the fashion industry. This includes specific apparatus use, sample preparation, testing procedure, evaluation and reporting. Training extends to why raw materials and garments are tested and its implication to product quality and safety requirement. With this knowledge, duplicated testing and waste of resources in production will be reduced. Understanding of the test report eliminates misinterpretation and improves communication.

Objectives

  • Basic objectives and principles for material and product testing according to established industry or international test procedures
  • Appropriate tests and requirements for selected material and product
  • Prepare test specimens for selected tests according to technical manuals
  • Conduct tests according to established industry or international test procedures
  • Evaluate test specimens and data to determine test results according to specifications
  • Report test results and provide recommendations

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

  • Assistant Merchandiser
  • Merchandisers
  • Product Development Executives
  • Quality Control and Assurance Personnel
  • Product Integrity Officers
  • Laboratory Technicians

(This module is only available for corporate training)

Key Learning Areas

  • Fabric Construction and Fabric Weight test method
  • Dimensional stability to washing test method
  • Different types of color fastness test
  • Tensile & Tearing Strength and seam slippage (Woven fabric) test method
  • Bursting Strength (Knits fabric) test method
  • Pilling resistance test method
  • Button Pull strength test method
  • Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)

Course Duration

Training Hours 40 hours
Assessment Hours 4 hours
Total Hours 44 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 ≥ $2,000/month
(WTS)
Full course fee S$ 1,590.00 S$ 1,590.00 S$ 1,590.00 S$ 1,590.00 S$ 1,590.00 S$ 1,590.00
Less: Non-PME Courses
90% of course fee, capped at $25/hr
- - - - - -
Less: PME Courses
90% of course fee, capped at $50/hr
(S$ 1,431.00) - - (S$ 1,431.00) - -
Less: Non-PME Courses
80% of course fee, capped at $17/hr
- - - - - -
Less: PME Courses
50% of course fee, capped at $15/hr
- - (S$ 660.00) - - -
Less: Non-PME Courses/PME Courses
95% of course fee
- (S$ 1,510.50) - - (S$ 1,510.50) -
Nett fee after grant S$ 159.00 S$ 79.50 S$ 930.00 S$ 159.00 S$ 79.50 S$ 1,590.00
Add: 7% GST* S$ 111.30 S$ 111.30 S$ 111.30 S$ 111.30 S$ 111.30 S$ 111.30
Total Nett Course Fee Payable including GST S$ 270.30 S$ 190.80 S$ 1,041.30 S$ 270.30 S$ 190.80 S$ 1,701.30

* 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