WSQ Manage Sustainable Fashion Value Chain

­­There has been an increasing focus on environmental sustainability in recent years. Sustainability strategies are now a major concern with higher demand for a reduced carbon footprint and natural resource conservation. To remain competitive, companies need to reduce the social and environmental impact of their supply chains. This course aims to help you address the demand by going in a green direction and building a sustainable fashion brand.


  • Overview of sustainable fashion trends and developments across the globe
  • An insight into the concept of sustainability including business’ impact on society, environment and economy
  • Developing a sustainable fashion design story
  • Developing sustainable fashion products and business
  • Latest trends and issues in sustainable fibres and fabrics
  • Applying sustainability to making, packaging and selling of sustainable clothing
  • Marketing strategies for sustainable fashion

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

  • General Managers / Factory Managers
  • Fabric Sourcing Managers / Executives
  • Merchandisers / Marketing Executives
  • Fashion Designers and Product Managers / Executives
  • Production Managers / Supervisors
  • Quality Assurance Managers / Supervisors
  • Compliance Managers / Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Managers / Sustainability Managers
  • Fashion Business Entrepreneurs
  • Retailers
  • Mills / Suppliers
  • Logistics Provider

Key Learning Areas

  • Key players in the global textile and fashion industry supply chain
  • Social, environment and ecological issues and standards for the fashion industry
  • Concept of sustainability from fibre to consumer
  • Sustainable raw material for apparel and textile fashion products
  • Criteria for green factory
  • Sustainable fashion products, processes and business models
  • Packaging and marketing techniques for sustainable fashion products

Course Duration

Training Hours 16 hours
Assessment Hours 1.5 hours
Total Hours 17.5 hours

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WSQ Course Fee Singaporean
(WTS a)
(SSG Grant c)
(ETSS d)
International Students
Full course fee S$ 850.00 S$ 850.00 S$ 850.00 S$ 850.00 S$ 850.00
Less: SSG Grant (S$ 595.00) (S$ 595.00) (S$ 595.00) (S$ 595.00) -
Course Fee after SSG Grant S$ 255.00 S$ 255.00 S$ 255.00 S$ 255.00 S$ 850.00
Add: Application Fee - - - - -
Add: 7% GST* S$ 17.85 S$ 17.85 S$ 17.85 S$ 17.85 S$ 59.50
Course Fee including GST S$ 272.85 S$ 272.85 S$ 272.85 S$ 272.85 S$ 909.50
Less: WTS (S$ 212.50) - - - -
Less: SFMCES - (S$ 170.00) - - -
Total Nett Course Fee Payable S$ 60.35 S$ 102.85 S$ 272.85 S$ 272.85 # S$ 909.50

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