WSQ Manage Product Safety in Textile and Fashion Industry

This course provides occupational knowledge on product safety requirements that applies to raw materials and finished garments in the fashion industry. This includes specific rules and regulations governed by the importing countries like USA and European communities, and not limited to testing and evaluation of the finished product.This knowledge will reduce duplication in product quality testing and provide upfront information for raw material selection, to facilitate design changes to comply with international regulations and eliminate misinterpretations. This unit is delivered through lectures, videos and simulation activities.

Objectives

  • Determine raw materials and finished products that fulfill the importing regulations of the importing country
  • Identify appropriate test requirements for selected materials and products to be tested
  • Submit test reports to approved laboratories according to the product safety regulations of the countries of destination
  • Evaluate test report results and make corrective / preventive actions
  • Make recommendation and disposal action for compliance

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

ALL Students are required to have basic knowledge of computer and Microsoft Office


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

  • General Managers, Factory and Production Managers
  • Production Planners
  • Manufacturing Departments In Charge
  • Merchandisers, Quality Assurance Auditors / Inspectors
  • Department Heads for both Manufacturing and Office Administration
  • Buyers and Designers

(This module is only available for corporate training)

Key Learning Areas

  • Children’s Product Safety Regulation and Standard in USA, Code of Federal Regulation CFR Title 16
  • Definition of Children’s Product
  • CPSIA stands for Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (2008)
  • Children Sleepwear Regulation
  • Restricted Substance List
  • Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical Substances (REACH)

Course Duration

Training Hours 16 hours
Assessment Hours 2 hours
Total Hours 18 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 ≥ $2,000/month
(WTS)
Full course fee S$ 700.00 S$ 700.00 S$ 700.00 S$ 700.00 S$ 700.00 S$ 700.00
Less: Non-PME Courses
90% of course fee, capped at $25/hr
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Less: PME Courses
90% of course fee, capped at $50/hr
(S$ 630.00) - - (S$ 630.00) - -
Less: Non-PME Courses
80% of course fee, capped at $17/hr
- - - - - -
Less: PME Courses
50% of course fee, capped at $15/hr
- - (S$ 270.00) - - -
Less: Non-PME Courses/PME Courses
95% of course fee
- (S$ 665.00) - - (S$ 665.00) -
Nett fee after grant S$ 70.00 S$ 35.00 S$ 430.00 S$ 70.00 S$ 35.00 S$ 700.00
Add: 7% GST* S$ 49.00 S$ 49.00 S$ 49.00 S$ 49.00 S$ 49.00 S$ 49.00
Total Nett Course Fee Payable including GST S$ 119.00 S$ 84.00 S$ 479.00 S$ 119.00 S$ 84.00 S$ 749.00

* 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