WSQ Apply Quality In The Fashion Industry

­­This module provides occupational knowledge and skills of the various techniques and concepts in the quality in the Fashion Industry,you will learn quality concept, quality inspection, what constitutes a defect, statistical sampling, testing, product safety, seam and stitch problems and solutions.


  • Measure a garment against a given size specs based on the standard point of measurement as per international and industry standards
  • Inspect garments to identify defects
  • Determine inspection sample sizes and acceptance/rejection levels
  • Identify Fabric defects based on industry standards
  • Report non-conformance or abnormalities in quality of textile and apparel products against organizational, industrial and legal requirements
  • Determine relevant solutions to quality related problems

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 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

  • Assistant Merchandisers to Senior Merchandisers
  • Marketing Executives and Managers
  • Product Development Executives
  • Sourcing Executives
  • Assistant Designers and Designers
  • Assistant and Assistant Buyers
  • Assistant Quality Coordinators
  • Fashion Entrepreneurs
  • Managers /Assistants of Uniform Companies
  • Seamstress

Key Learning Areas

  • Points of body measurements
  • Quality Definition and Concepts
  • Common types of fabric and apparel defects
  • Statistical Sampling and Acceptance Quality Level
  • Fabric Inspection methods
  • Interpretation of work instructions
  • Applicable product and quality specifications
  • Types and interpretation of quality records
  • Organizational quality systems, procedures and policies
  • Legislative and industrial framework for quality

Course Duration

Training Hours 16 hours
Assessment Hours 1 hour
Total Hours 17 hours

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WSQ Course Fee Singaporean
(WTS a)
(SSG Grant c)
(ETSS d)
International Students
Full course fee S$ 750.00 S$ 750.00 S$ 750.00 S$ 750.00 S$ 750.00
Less: SSG Grant (S$ 675.00) (S$ 675.00) (S$ 675.00) (S$ 675.00) -
Course Fee after SSG Grant S$ 75.00 S$ 75.00 S$ 75.00 S$ 75.00 S$ 750.00
Add: Application Fee - - - - -
Add: 7% GST* S$ 5.25 S$ 5.25 S$ 5.25 S$ 5.25 S$ 52.50
Course Fee including GST S$ 80.25 S$ 80.25 S$ 80.25 S$ 80.25 S$ 802.50
Less: WTS (S$ 37.50) - - - -
Less: SFMCES - - - - -
Total Nett Course Fee Payable S$ 42.75 S$ 80.25 S$ 80.25 S$ 80.25 # S$ 802.50

a: Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) - Aged ≥ 35 years and earning ≤ $2,000/month
b: SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (SFMCES) - All Singaporeans aged 40 years and above
c: SSG Grant - All Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents
d: Enhanced Training Support Susidy (ETSS) - SME with employment size ≤ 200 or annual sales turnover ≤ S$ 100 million

* 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