Advanced Alteration Techniques (New)

Online Short Course Apparel Design and Product Development Industrial Engineering, Quality & Production

Learn to conduct advanced alteration using the various techniques on different types of garments in this 2-day short course! Be part of this SkillsFuture sewing course today!

Participants will be able to apply the proper methods of alteration to the various types of garments. This course is highly recommended for people who are involved in the fashion retail service sector and designers to cater to the demands of customers who require clothing alterations or modifications to fit their body. Participants will be involved in the active learning of garment fit evaluation and pinning for alteration through simulated samples and ready-made clothing on more complex apparels such as gowns and more structured tailored apparels.

The Details


    Registered Title: (Advanced Alteration Techniques )

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2020505912

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Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:16:00 Trainer Facilitated Hours (On Campus/Virtual):15:00 Self-Directed E-learning Hours:00:00 Assessment Hours:01:00
  • Identify the various advanced skills in garment alteration & the appropriate type of machine used to achieve the required finishes as per industry norms.
  • Perform alterations on garment using a variety of alteration techniques on lined garments.
  • Perform complex alterations on woven evening/wedding gowns and suits as per industry norms.
  • Transfer the required alteration with proper markings onto the garment as per industry norms.
  • Alter the garment based on marking using proper sewing and finishing machines as per industry norms.
  • Measure altered garment against the given specification as per industry norms.
Key Learning Areas
  • Points of body measurements
  • Type of fit and ease
  • Types of seams and stitches
  • Pinning techniques on fitted garment
  • Thread, operate & maintain lockstitch (301) and over edge (504/514) and cover stitch sewing machines
  • Marking techniques from the pinning on garment for alteration
Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, student will be awarded the Certificate of Completion by
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Items Required For Class

Your Sewing Tool Kit - If you have not purchased it before, please refer here for the full list.


We highly discourage you from missing any classes since the entire program is designed to be hands-on intensive. There is also a minimum attendance requirement of 75% of training hours for Singaporean and PRs, and 90% of training hours for international students. If you do not meet the 75% attendance requirement, you will not be eligible to enjoy subsidies nor to sit for the assessment. Make sure you block off your time during your training with us or find an intake option that will ensure you do not miss any classes. You will only wish that you had more time in the class!

Yes! You can use any SkillsFuture Credits you have to pay for course fees.

We do not offer any make-up or replacement classes.

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