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Basic Alteration (Apply Basic Alteration Techniques)

Overview

This course provides a broad-based knowledge of how to conduct basic alteration using various techniques. You will be able to apply the proper methods of alteration to the various types of a garment. 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.

Modules (1)
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    Basic Alteration
    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 11:00 01:00
    This course provides a broad-based knowledge of how to conduct basic alteration using various techniques. You will be able to apply the proper methods of alteration to the various types of a garment. 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.
    12:00
Course Duration
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 12:00
 Objectives
  • Perform simple alterations on basic woven and knit garments including tops, shirts, skirts, pants and dresses
  • Determine the amount of fabric to take in or release after performing proper pinning for alteration on a garment
  • Transfer the required alteration with proper markings onto the garment
  • Alter the garment based on marking using proper sewing and finishing machines
  • Measure altered garment against the given specification
 Entry Requirement

Singapore/PR Students:

  • GCE ‘N’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • WSQ ES WPLN Level 4 and above

International Students:

  • High School Diploma equivalent to GCE ‘N’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • Qualifications from professional institutes may be considered on a case-by-case basis AND/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

Students need prior knowledge or experience of the following competency:

Student must having basic sewing skills to perform alteration

 Graduation Requirements

Student must fulfil the following requirements:

  • 75% attendance rate of total training hours per module
  • Be found competent during written, practical and oral assessments
Student Pass Holders – a minimum of 90% attendance per month will be required.
 Who Should Attend
  • Fashion Retail Service Personnel
  • Sales Associates / Advisors
  • Fashion Retail Merchandisers
  • Fashion Store Manager or Supervisor
  • Fit Technician
  • Garment Alteration Sewing Technician
  • Fashion Designers
  • Shop Manager for Tailors
  • Boutique Managers and Assistants
  • Fashion Stylists
  • Customer Service Personnel
  • Fashion Entrepreneurs
  • Managers / Assistants of Uniform Companies
  • Seamstress
 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 Statement of Attainment (SOA) for WSQ Apply Basic Alteration Techniques. WSQ Certification is nationally endorsed and recognised by industry partners.
Course Fee
Singaporean/PRs (SSG)

SkillsFuture Singapore Grant (SSG)
All Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents

  • Full Course Fee S$ 730.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 657.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 5.95
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 90.95
Singaporean (WTS)

Workfare Training Scheme (WTS)
Aged ≥ 35 years and earning ≤ $2,000/month

  • Full Course Fee S$ 730.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 657.00
  • Less: WTS S$ 36.50
  • GST (7%) S$ 5.95
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 54.45
Singaporean (SFMCES)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Funding (SFMCES)
All Singaporeans aged 40 years and above

  • Full Course Fee S$ 730.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 657.00
  • Less: SFMCES -
  • GST (7%) S$ 5.95
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 90.95
SMEs (ETSS)

Enhanced Training Support Funding (ETSS)
SME with employment size ≤ 200 or annual sales turnover ≤ S$ 100 million
SME can claim additional 20% of full gross fee under ETSS where applicable

  • Full Course Fee S$ 730.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 657.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 5.95
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 90.95
International Students
  • Full Course Fee S$ 730.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • NA NA
  • NA NA
  • GST (7%) S$ 51.94
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 793.94
Course Schedule (Full Time)
Basic Alteration
  • Date 19 Jan 2019 to 20 Jan 2019
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
  • Registration Closed
Basic Alteration
  • Date 25 May 2019 to 26 May 2019
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
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Basic Alteration
  • Date 17 Aug 2019 to 18 Aug 2019
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
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Basic Alteration
  • Date 14 Sep 2019 to 15 Sep 2019
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
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Basic Alteration
  • Date 09 Nov 2019 to 10 Nov 2019
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
  • Registration Open Apply Now