Apparel Design & Product Development

Become the Next Fashion Talent

Fashion Design Collection (Develop Design Collection)

Overview

The world of fast fashion moves at an incredible pace, where changes in designs and colours can happen at the drop of a hat. This course will prepare you for the demands of the industry, and create a collection within the shortest possible time. The development of the design collection takes a look at both the inspirations and practical considerations that go into a design collection. Conceptualise your collection through runway shows, forecast information, directional trends and consumer demands. Get in touch with the process every step of the way from size specifications to overseeing the samples to the final fruitation of a complete look all within a given scope. From this unique immersive approach, take your first brave steps into the Fashion Industry.

Modules (1)
  • 1
    Fashion Design Collection
    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 70:00 04:00
    The world of fast fashion moves at an incredible pace, where changes in designs and colours can happen at the drop of a hat. This course will prepare you for the demands of the industry, and create a collection within the shortest possible time. The development of the design collection takes a look at both the inspirations and practical considerations that go into a design collection. Conceptualise your collection through runway shows, forecast information, directional trends and consumer demands. Get in touch with the process every step of the way from size specifications to overseeing the samples to the final fruitation of a complete look all within a given scope. From this unique immersive approach, take your first brave steps into the Fashion Industry.
    74:00
Course Duration
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 74:00
 Objectives
  • Analyse runway shows, forecast information, directional trends and target market’s lifestyle and mindset changes
  • Conceptualise collection based on forecasted trends/ runway and/or researched target market
  • Create design boards and production drawings based on forecasted trends and/or on researched target market
  • Create technical packages for your own collection
  • Supervise the production of sample garments and/or accessories according to technical specifications and to make amendments if there is any variance
 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 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

Students are required to have basic computing skills i.e. turn on the laptop, use the mouse, drag and drop files, use online search engine for research; and be a competent user of Microsoft Office.

Competent or possess equivalent skills and knowledge for the following competencies:

a. WSQ Support Apparel Product Development
b. WSQ Interpret and Draw Production Sketches
c. WSQ Develop Apparel Patterns and Sew Tops
d. WSQ Develop Apparel Patterns and Sew Bottoms
e. WSQ Conduct Fit Evaluation and Pattern Alteration

 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.
 Who Should Attend
  • Assistant Merchandisers to Merchandise Managers
  • Marketing Executives and Managers
  • Product Development Executive and Managers
  • Assistant Product Developers to Senior Product Developers
  • Sourcing Executives and Managers
  • Assistant Designers to Senior Designers
  • Assistant Buyers to Buyers
 Key Learning Areas
  • History of Modern Fashion
  • International Designer and/or International Brand Profile
  • Fashion seasons and characteristics, cycles and categories
  • Customer types and demographics
  • Market and trend types
  • Types of accessories and finishing
  • Design collection process
  • Types of design boards, details and production drawing
 Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, student will be awarded the Statement of Attainment (SOA) for WSQ Develop Design Collection. 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$ 2,800.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 1,960.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 59.64
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 911.64
Singaporean (WTS)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 2,800.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 1,960.00
  • Less: WTS S$ 700.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 59.64
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 211.64
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 2,800.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 1,960.00
  • Less: SFMCES S$ 560.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 59.64
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 351.64
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$ 2,800.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 1,960.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 59.64
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 911.64
International Students
  • Full Course Fee S$ 2,800.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • NA NA
  • NA NA
  • GST (7%) S$ 196.84
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 3,008.84
Course Schedule (Full Time)
Fashion Design Collection
  • Date 22 Apr 2019 to 03 May 2019
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
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Fashion Design Collection
  • Date 07 May 2019 to 20 Jun 2019
  • Day Evening
  • Time 7:00 PM - 10:15 PM
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
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Fashion Design Collection
  • Date 26 Jul 2019 to 07 Aug 2019
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 8:30 AM - 5:35 PM
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
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Fashion Design Collection
  • Date 29 Oct 2019 to 11 Nov 2019
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 8:30 AM - 5:35 PM
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
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Fashion Design Collection
  • Date 07 Feb 2020 to 20 Feb 2020
  • Day Full Day
  • Time TBA
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
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Fashion Design Collection
  • Date 28 Apr 2020 to 18 Jun 2020
  • Day Evening
  • Time TBA
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
  • Registration Open Apply Now