Sourcing, Costing and tracking

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Sourcing, Costing and tracking (WSQ Source, Calculate Cost, Track Materials and Apparel Productions for Textile and Fashion Industry)

Overview

This module covers the elementary knowledge and skills of the various techniques and concepts in costing, sourcing, and production tracking. You will cover the following topics to hone your skills as merchandiser – Costing which includes computation of fabric consumption and apparel costs based on given technical package and costs of materials and labour of fashion apparel. Sourcing and computing of LDP/DDP for fashion apparel. Production tracking which includes establishment of a Critical Path management (CPM) diagram and Time and Action Calendar (TAC) based on given order and delivery and how to solve problems to achieve on time delivery and efficiency. This unit is delivered through lecture, demonstration and in class activities including online sourcing.

Course Specialities
  • Fashion Business
Modules (1)
  • 1
    Sourcing, Costing and tracking
    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 27:00 03:00
    This module covers the elementary knowledge and skills of the various techniques and concepts in costing, sourcing, and production tracking. You will cover the following topics to hone your skills as merchandiser – Costing which includes computation of fabric consumption and apparel costs based on given technical package and costs of materials and labour of fashion apparel. Sourcing and computing of LDP/DDP for fashion apparel. Production tracking which includes establishment of a Critical Path management (CPM) diagram and Time and Action Calendar (TAC) based on given order and delivery and how to solve problems to achieve on time delivery and efficiency. This unit is delivered through lecture, demonstration and in class activities including online sourcing.
    30:00
Course Duration
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 30:00
 Objectives
  • Source for suppliers and make price comparisons given by suppliers using Landed Duty Paid (LDP)/ Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) according to INCOTERMS and using standard unit of measurements to determine competitive source
  • Estimate fabric yield based on given specs and sketch without markers
  • Compute apparel costs
  • Compute retail price based on given LDP/DDP and retail mark-up
  • Perform tracking of materials and apparel productions
  • Propose solutions when faced with common problems in order coordination
 Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, student will be awarded the Statement of Attainment (SOA) for WSQ Source, Calculate Cost, Track Materials and Apparel Productions for Textile and Fashion Industry. WSQ Certification is nationally endorsed and recognised by industry partners.
 Entry Requirement
Singapore/PR Students:
  • GCE ‘N’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • WSQ ES WPLN Level 4 and above

International Students:

  • High School Diploma equivalent to GCE ‘N’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • Qualifications from professional institutes may be considered on a case-by-case basis AND/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

 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
  • Retail Associates
  • Assistant Merchandiser
  • QC Inspector
  • QC Audito
 Key Learning Areas
  • Major textile and apparel exporting countries
  • Incoterms
  • Factors affecting computations of LDP and DDP
  • Product category and duty rates for selected importing countries
  • Free trade agreements (FTA)
  • Marker efficiencies
  • Fabric consumption calculation
  • Components of apparel costs
  • Product development process
  • Types of samples and their functions
  • Production tracking tools
  • Common lead times
Course Fee
All Singaporean/PRs (SSG)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,045.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 940.50
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 8.16
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 124.66
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,045.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 940.50
  • Less: SFMCES -
  • GST (7%) S$ 8.16
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 124.66
Singaporean (WTS)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,045.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 940.50
  • Less: WTS S$ 52.25
  • GST (7%) S$ 8.16
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 72.41
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$ 1,045.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 940.50
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 8.16
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 124.66
International Students
  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,045.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • NA NA
  • NA NA
  • GST (7%) S$ 73.99
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 1,130.99
Course Schedule (Full Time)
Sourcing, Costing and tracking
  • Date 14 Jun 2019 to 10 Jul 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Evening
  • Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
  • Registration Closed
Sourcing, Costing and tracking
  • Date 27 Jul 2019 to 30 Jul 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
  • Registration Open Apply Now
Sourcing, Costing and tracking
  • Date 08 Nov 2019 to 29 Nov 2019 View Schedules
  • Day Evening
  • Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
  • Registration Open Apply Now