Apparel Design & Product Development

Become the Next Fashion Talent

Introduction to Textiles (Identify and Analyse Textiles and Processes)

Overview

Go beneath the surface and learn various textiles, down to the fibers and the processes involved in weaving, dyeing and much more. This comprehensive course provides you with the ability to identify fabrics by their industry’s name, the fundamental knowledge to help you understand the risks of using certain fabrics, empowering you with the ability to trouble shoot issues related to textiles limitations. You will experience screen printing in class, e-learning and receive a complimentary copy of your very own fabric reference library consisting of 50 – 60 different types of fabric swatches.

Modules (1)
  • 1
    E-learning Training Assessment
    05:59 05:59 05:59
    Go beneath the surface and learn various textiles, down to the fibers and the processes involved in weaving, dyeing and much more. This comprehensive course provides you with the ability to identify fabrics by their industry’s name, the fundamental knowledge to help you understand the risks of using certain fabrics, empowering you with the ability to trouble shoot issues related to textiles limitations. You will experience screen printing in class, e-learning and receive a complimentary copy of your very own fabric reference library consisting of 50 – 60 different types of fabric swatches.
    28:56
Course Duration
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 28:56
 Objectives

Understand how fabric is produced from cotton fields to finished product
Describe the processes from yarns to fabric
Differentiate between knits and woven and identify a variety of fabrics
Identify different types of spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing, finishing and printing processes
Comprehend the various types of fabric defects
Interpret spectrophotometer readings in colour evaluation
Using the pick glass and fabric cutter to determine the fabric specifications
Evaluate the process of garment wet processing and its associated problems
Understand the common intrinsic characteristics and problems of certain production processes in textiles, thus providing the platform for problem analysis
Enhance troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Be a more informed buyer/purchaser of materials and apparel

 Entry Requirement

Singapore/PR Students:

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

 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.

Course Fee
Singaporean/PRs (SSG)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,370.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant -
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 96.74
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 1,478.74
Singaporean (WTS)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,370.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant -
  • Less: WTS S$ 1,301.50
  • GST (7%) S$ 96.74
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 177.24
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,370.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant -
  • Less: SFMCES S$ 1,233.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 96.74
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 245.74
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$ 1,370.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant -
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 96.74
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 1,478.74
International Students
  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,370.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • NA NA
  • NA NA
  • GST (7%) S$ 96.74
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 1,478.74