Basic Drafting and Sewing

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Basic Drafting and Sewing (WSQ Develop Apparel Patterns through Drafting and Sew Basic Tops and Skirt)

Overview

This course provides solid foundation of pattern development and garment construction of basic skirt and sleeveless top. You will learn to take body measurements, understand the relation of styles and ease allowance, develop patterns and basic sewing techniques to construct the garment. This forms the fundamental for progression enabling you to master the basic techniques of laying fabric, cutting, sewing, edging and finishing.

Course Specialities
  • Fashion Business
  • Apparel Design & Product Development
  • Industrial Engineering, Quality & Production
Modules (1)
  • 1
    Basic Drafting and Sewing
    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 40:00 04:00
    This course provides solid foundation of pattern development and garment construction of basic skirt and sleeveless top. You will learn to take body measurements, understand the relation of styles and ease allowance, develop patterns and basic sewing techniques to construct the garment. This forms the fundamental for progression enabling you to master the basic techniques of laying fabric, cutting, sewing, edging and finishing.
    44:00
Course Duration
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 44:00
 Who Should Attend
  • Assistant Merchandisers to Merchandise Managers
  • Quality Assurance Auditors, Quality Control Inspectors and QA/QC Managers
  • Designers/Assistant Designers
  • Work Study Officers
  • Tailors
  • Seamstress
  • Sewing Operators
  • Fashion Sales Associates
 FAQs

1. I have no prior knowledge in sewing. Can I still enrol?

Yes, you can! Our Basic and Drafting Sewing course is open to beginners. Just bring your enthusiasm along and have fun!

2. Can I jump and take the intermediate courses without taking the basic sewing? I have prior sewing experience. 

No, you can't. Due to the intensive course content, you are required to follow this learning pathway: 

1) Basic Drafting and Sewing (Sleeveless Top and Skirt)

2) Intermediate Drafting and Sewing (Shirt and Pants) OR

3) Pattern Drafting and Sewing- Dress

3) Pattern Drafting and Sewing-Jacket

As for Basic Alteration & Pinning for Alteration, these modules have no pre-requisites and are open to beginners.

3. What happens if I do not meet the 75% attendance requirements? 

If you do not meet the 75% attendance requirement, you will not be eligible to sit for the assessment. 

As 90% of the total course fees are funded by the government, you will be liable to pay back to TaF.tc the amount that the government has subsidised if the student does not meet the 75% attendance requirement or attain a 'pass' grade for assessment.

4. Can I miss one or two lessons?

We highly discourage you from missing any classes since the entire program is designed to be hands-on intensive. 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!

5. Are there any make-up or replacement classes?

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

6. Can I enrol at your campus?

Enrolling in our campus is exactly the same as enrolling online. You will still be enrolling on the same online form and make payment online (we accept only VISA / MASTER / AMEX.) 

7. What do I do if I'm planning to use my SkillsFuture Credit?

If you prefer to use your SkillsFuture Credit, just select "pay by SkillsFuture Credit" when you come across the payment page in our online enrolment. Base on this scenario, there are 2 things for you to take note of:

  • You will only be charged an application fee of SGD 12.84 on our online enrolment form upon clicking "submit"
  • You will be submitting your skillsFutre credit claim to pay for your course fee by visiting http://www.skillsfuture.sg/Credit. The window period to submit your claim will start 60 days before the start date of your course. At the very latest, you should submit your claim 5 days before the start date of your course.

 

 Key Learning Areas
  • Human shapes and variations
  • Conversion of metric to imperial system
  • How to use pattern making tools
  • Patternmaking basics
  • Types of skirt patterns and variations
  • Types of top patterns and variations
  • Garment construction basics
  • How to use sewing tools
  • Types of sewing machines and equipment
  • Operation and threading of sewing machine
  • Application of interfacings and hemming finishes
 Objectives
  • Draft basic pattern blocks with given specifications or measurements taken from human body.
  • Develop a variety of patterns for selected simple collarless tops and skirts using basic block via manipulation methods.
  •  Label and mark individual pattern pieces with symbols and notches based on industrial practices.
  • Sew a simple top and skirt against given specifications or measurements.
  • Evaluate product against given specifications or measurements.
  • Take follow-up actions for non-conformance.
 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
 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.

 Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, student will be awarded the Statement of Attainment (SOA) for WSQ Develop Apparel Patterns through Drafting and Sew Basic Tops and Skirt. WSQ Certification is nationally endorsed and recognised by industry partners.
Course Fee
All Singaporean/PRs (SSG)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,510.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 1,359.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 11.41
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 174.41
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,510.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 1,359.00
  • Less: SFMCES -
  • GST (7%) S$ 11.41
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 174.41
Singaporean (WTS)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,510.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 1,359.00
  • Less: WTS S$ 75.50
  • GST (7%) S$ 11.41
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 98.91
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$ 1,510.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 1,359.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 11.41
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 174.41
International Students
  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,510.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • NA NA
  • NA NA
  • GST (7%) S$ 106.54
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 1,628.54
Course Schedule (Full Time)
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 07 Jun 2019 to 12 Jul 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Evening
  • Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Closed
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 08 Jun 2019 to 23 Jun 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Weekend
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location MOX
  • Registration Closed
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 24 Jun 2019 to 02 Jul 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location MOX
  • Registration Full
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 27 Jun 2019 to 25 Jul 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Morning
  • Time 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Filling Fast Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 29 Jun 2019 to 10 Aug 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Weekend
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location MOX
  • Registration Full
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 07 Jul 2019 to 25 Aug 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Weekend
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location MOX
  • Registration Closed
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 19 Jul 2019 to 10 Sep 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Evening
  • Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 26 Jul 2019 to 11 Sep 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Afternoon
  • Time 2:00 PM - 6:15 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Filling Fast Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 15 Aug 2019 to 06 Sep 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Morning
  • Time 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 19 Aug 2019 to 27 Aug 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location MOX
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 26 Aug 2019 to 25 Sep 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 26 Aug 2019 to 25 Sep 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Evening
  • Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 09 Sep 2019 to 19 Sep 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location MOX
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 11 Sep 2019 to 29 Oct 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Evening
  • Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 13 Sep 2019 to 15 Oct 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Afternoon
  • Time 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 21 Sep 2019 to 26 Oct 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Weekend
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Design Orchard
  • Registration Filling Fast Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 26 Sep 2019 to 16 Oct 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 01 Oct 2019 to 25 Oct 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Morning
  • Time 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 02 Oct 2019 to 18 Dec 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Evening
  • Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 04 Nov 2019 to 14 Dec 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Evening
  • Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 11 Nov 2019 to 04 Dec 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Afternoon
  • Time 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 11 Nov 2019 to 22 Nov 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location MOX
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 16 Nov 2019 to 22 Dec 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Weekend
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location MOX
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 02 Dec 2019 to 13 Dec 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location MOX
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Basic Drafting and Sewing
  • Date 08 Dec 2019 to 28 Dec 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Weekend
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Design Orchard
  • Registration Open Apply Now