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Sewing Fundamental 101

Overview

The Sewing Fundamental 101 courses are set to introduce students to the basic skillsets of sewing. This is an internal collaboration with Telok Blangah CC.

 

Course Structure

Blended

Modules (4)

  • 1
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 11:00 01:00
    This course provides a broad-based knowledge of how to conduct basic alteration using various techniques. You will be able to apply the proper methods of alteration to the various types of a garment. This course is highly recommended for people who are involved in the fashion retail service sector and designers to cater to the demands of customers who require clothing alterations or modifications to fit their body. Participants will be involved in the active learning of garment fit evaluation and pinning for alteration through simulated samples and ready-made clothing. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024
    12:00
  • 2
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 07:00 01:00
    Learn to evaluate the fit of garment and pin garment correctly to indicate the necessary adjustments required or desired for alteration. Correct pinning serves as visual instructions to sewing technicians for fuss free and accurate alteration. Be it for personal skill or to further enhance customer service, learning this unique specialized skill will be enriching. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024
    08:00
  • 3
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    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. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024
    44:00
  • 4
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 07:00 01:00
    A must attend for anyone who wishes to better understand fibers and fabrics. Learn more about fabrics, their characteristics and how to care for them. There will be hands on sessions on how to identify fibers through burning tests and how to remove common stains. A basic understanding of fibers, in terms of their characteristics, uses and care requirements will help you make wise choices when purchasing textile and clothing products. Fiber properties and behaviour are directly related to fabric performance and care. A complimentary fabric swatch library would be included for your future reference. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024
    08:00

Course Duration

  • Course Type Full Time
  • Course Intakes 1
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 72
  • Total Maximum Months (Full Time) 2

Career Opportunities

  • Love the craft of sewing and alteration

Entry Requirement

Singapore/PR Students:

  • Aged 16 years and above AND
  • Possess at least 3 GCE 'O' Level credits with a minimum of C6 including English and Mathematics OR
  • ES WSQ Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 and above OR
  • WSQ Advanced Certificate in Fashion Technology OR
  • TaF.tc's Advanced Certificate

International Students:

  • Aged 16 years and above AND
  • High School Diploma equivalent to GCE ‘O’ Levels with minimum grade C6 for 3 subjects, including English and Mathematics AND
  • IELTS score 5.5 or TOEFL score 600

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

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.

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, (SOA) for WSQ Develop Apparel Patterns through Drafting and Sew Basic Bottoms and Tops with Variation of Collars, (SOA) for WSQ Apply Basic Alteration Techniques,(SOA) for WSQ Fit Evaluation and Pinning for Alteration, (SOA) for WSQ Interpret Textile Product Knowledge and Provide Advice on Fabric Care for Textile and Fashion Industry.WSQ Certification is nationally endorsed and recognized by industry partners.

Course Fee

All Singaporean/PRs (SSG)

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

  • Application Fee S$ 186.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 13.02
  • Total Application Fees (Inclusive of GST) S$ 199.02
  • Full Course Fee S$ 3,047.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 2,742.30
  • GST (7%) S$ 21.33
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 326.03
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Application Fee S$ 186.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 13.02
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 199.02
  • Full Course Fee S$ 3,047.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 2,742.30
  • Less: SFMCES S$ 0.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 21.33
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 326.03
SMEs (ETSS)

Enhanced Training Support Funding (ETSS)
SME with employment size ≤ 200 or annual sales turnover ≤ S$ 100 million
Company must be registered or incorporated in Singapore
At leat 30% local shareholding is held by Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
Employees are Singaporean / PR

SME can claim additional 20% of full gross fee under ETSS where applicable
To check ETSS eligibility, contact our programme advisor at +65 3158 9328
so that they could check directly with the Grant Calculator system on your eligibility.

  • Application Fee S$ 186.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 13.02
  • Total Application Fees(Inclusive of GST) S$ 199.02
ETSS
  • Full Course Fee S$ 3,047.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 2,742.30
  • Less: ETSS S$ 0.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 21.33
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 326.03
Non ETSS
  • Full Course Fee S$ 3,047.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 2,742.30
  • GST (7%) S$ 21.33
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 326.03
International Students
  • Application Fee S$ 186.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 13.02
  • Total Application Fees(Inclusive of GST) S$ 199.02
  • Full Course Fee S$ 3,047.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 213.29
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 3,260.29

Course Schedule

Sewing Fundamental 101 - Weekend
  • Date 06 Nov 2021 to 12 Dec 2021 View Schedules
  • Day Weekend
  • Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Telok Blangah Community Club
  • Registration Full