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Internship (Global)

TaF.tc has collaborated with SSG to develop two professional programmes designed to provide intensive training and internship opportunities to local talents looking for a career in the local or international fashion industry.

Global Fashion Talent Programme (GFTP)

The Global Fashion Talent Programme is designed to create, manage and infuse new talent into the Textile and Fashion Industry to ensure it’s vitality and growth.

It is a joint initiative by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and the TaF.tc (The Academy of Fashion Professions) that offers Singaporeans and Permanent Residents competency-based training in an international fashion company and equip them with the necessary skills, knowledge and attitude to further their career in the Textile and Fashion Industry.

The programme includes a WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology that gives industry practitioners a nationally recognised qualification, certifying skills and work experience.

The GTFP is a 15-month programme where selected trainees study full-time for a WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology for the first 3 months to 3.5 months. The trainees will receive work placement in the remaining months undergoing a structured On-The-Job training. Terms and condition applies .

Programme Structure

  1. Applicant must go for an interview arranged by the company/TaF.tc and they must be employed by the host company from the commencement date of the WSQ Diploma programme
  2. Selected applicant will attend the full-time Diploma programme at TaF.tc for 3 to 3.5 months (depending on the nature of the course)
  3. A bond will be signed between applicant and WDA ( Terms and condition applies)
  4. Upon completion of the diploma course , companies will provide a structured On-The-Job training programme  during 2 months local and 5 months overseas internship
  5. Trainee will enjoy a total of $5,000 training stipend throughout the first 5 months and $2,000 monthly for the next 5 months
  6. It is mandatory for the trainee to work in the fashion Industry for the remaining 5 months to complete their GFTP
  7. Host companies have the first option to offer a job to its trainees and TaF.tc shall also facilitate the placement of the trainees into suitable jobs in the industry should trainees require any assistance.

Funding Details

With up to 95% funding, the nett course fee payable will be as follows for the different specialisation diploma course.

  1. Merchandising and Marketing
  2. Design and Product Development
  3. Industrial Engineering, Quality and Production

Entry Requirements

  • Possess 3 GCE “O” level credit in English , Maths and 1 other subject
  • ES ESQ Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 and above.
  • Must be unemployed at the point of application
  • Must not own a registered company

Programme Commencement

There are 4 intakes scheduled throughout the year. Feb, May, Aug and Nov

Contact Details

For more information, please contact the Textile & Fashion Industry Training Centre Pte Ltd (TaF.tc):

enquiry@taftc.org