Material and Apparel Costing

Online Short Course Fashion Business Apparel Design and Product Development Industrial Engineering, Quality & Production

Start evaluating the commercial viability of your designs as a merchandiser in the fashion industry! SkillsFuture Credits and PSEA applicable to offset the amount.

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. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024

The Details


    Registered Title: (Material and Apparel Costing (Classroom & Asynchronous))

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2022015446

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Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:36:00 Trainer Facilitated Hours (On Campus/Virtual):24:00 Self-Directed E-learning Hours:08:00 Assessment Hours:04:00
  • 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
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 Product Costing and Pricing-4. WSQ Certification is nationally endorsed and recognised by industry partners.
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Items Required For Class

  • You will need a laptop OR computer OR tablet, whichever you prefer, for viewing your E-books
  • Devices need to have a working camera and a microphone.


We highly discourage you from missing any classes since the entire program is designed to be hands-on intensive. There is also a minimum attendance requirement of 75% of training hours for Singaporean and PRs, and 90% of training hours for international students. If you do not meet the 75% attendance requirement, you will not be eligible to enjoy subsidies nor to sit for the assessment. 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!

Yes! You can use any SkillsFuture Credits you have to pay for course fees.

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

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