Material and Apparel Costing

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Material and Apparel Costing (Calculate Cost of Material and Apparel for Textile and Fashion Industry)

Overview

Start evaluating the commercial viability of your design/collection. Learn how to take steps towards fulfilling it through effective cost negotiation and a keen understanding of your costs based on design sketches/samples.

Course Specialities
  • Fashion Business
  • Apparel Design & Product Development
  • Industrial Engineering, Quality & Production
Modules (1)
  • 1
    Material and Apparel Costing
    E-learning Training Assessment
    16:00 16:00 04:00
    Start evaluating the commercial viability of your design/collection. Learn how to take steps towards fulfilling it through effective cost negotiation and a keen understanding of your costs based on design sketches/samples.
    36:00
Course Duration
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 36:00
 Objectives
  • Identify the various factors affecting fabric cost marker utilization for selected styles
  • Compute estimated fabric consumption based on given specs and sketch without the use of marker
  • Identify other components that affect apparel costs
  • Estimate other additional process costs such as embroidery, panel printing and wet processing costs
  • Analyse and propose alternatives to reduce apparel costs
  • Standard Minute Value (SMV) costing and Cut-make (CM) costing
  • Compute the final apparel costs
 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

ALL Students are required to have basic knowledge of computer and Microsoft Office

Students need to be competent or possess equivalent skills and knowledge for the following competencies:
a. WSQ Identify and Analyse Textiles and Processes
b. WSQ Analyse Garment Construction
c. WSQ Interpret Pattern Draft and Sewing Sequence of Apparel

 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 to Marketing Managers
  • Product Development Executives to Managers
  • Sourcing Executives to Managers
  • QA Auditors, QC Inspectors and QA / QC Managers
  • Designers
  • Buyers
  • Production Supervisors to Managers
  • Industrial Engineers, Work Study Officers
  • Tailors
  • Fashion Entrepreneurs
 Key Learning Areas
  • Factors affecting fabric costs
  • Industrial mathematical methods to compute fabric consumption
  • Types and costs of embroidery, panel printing and wet processing
  • Components of apparel cost
  • Factors affecting apparel production
 Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be awarded the Statement of Attainment (SOA) for WSQ Calculate Cost of Material and Apparel for Textile and Fashion Industry 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$ 1,240.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 868.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 26.88
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 410.88
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,240.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 868.00
  • Less: SFMCES S$ 248.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 26.88
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 162.88
Singaporean (WTS)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,240.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 868.00
  • Less: WTS S$ 310.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 26.88
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 100.88
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$ 1,240.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 868.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 26.88
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 410.88
International Students
  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,240.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • NA NA
  • NA NA
  • GST (7%) S$ 87.64
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 1,339.64
Course Schedule (Full Time)
Material and Apparel Costing
  • Date 13 Sep 2019 to 20 Sep 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Material and Apparel Costing
  • Date 04 Dec 2019 to 10 Dec 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now