Fashion Business

Become the Next Fashion Talent

TaF.tc's Advanced Certificate in Fashion Business

Overview

A holistic introduction to the textile and fashion industry understanding the process of design till finished goods focusing on production, sourcing, costing and marketing. Participants will gain the basic comprehension of textile fundamentals, ability to apprehend the processes for apparel production, elementary skills in production drawing, applying production tracking skills till marketing of their finished goods.

Course Structure

Blended

Modules (8)
  • 1
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 16:00 01:00
    This module provides occupational knowledge and skills of the various techniques and concepts in the quality in the Fashion Industry,you will learn quality concept, quality inspection, what constitutes a defect, statistical sampling, testing, product safety, seam and stitch problems and solutions.
    17:00
  • 2
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    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
  • 3
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 16:00 02:00
    This module provides knowledge and skills of the various techniques and concepts in the Fashion Retail buying. It is designed to enhance skills of buying merchandise for retail. You will learn to apply retail buying strategy, how to read and apply OTB plan to appeal to your customers.
    18:00
  • 4
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 09:00 01:00
    This module aims to provide basic knowledge and skills to draw production drawings. It covers different garment types, details and specifications. You will learn how to draw basic production drawings and give basic descriptions.
    10:00
  • 5
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 16:00 01:00
    This module covers skills and knowledge of how garments are constructed, the various seams and stitches utilization in various components within the garment. Thus fundamental knowledge will reduce redundant designs that cannot be replicated in mass production, eliminate misinterpretation in sampling and production, and improve communication in production specifications.
    17:00
  • 6
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 16:00 01:00
    This CU provides occupational knowledge and skills of the various techniques and concepts in interpreting Textile and Textile Processes which covers the understanding of how textiles are constructed from fibre to finished fabric. The identification of textiles using industry fabric names, generic fibre names and coloration methods provides a more objective manner of recognising textiles. This knowledge will reduce incorrect fabric selection and allow the merchandiser or purchaser to buy materials without the need of sample fabric.
    17:00
  • 7
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 14:00 02:00
    Traditional brick-and-mortar retail outlets are increasingly facing challenges across multiple fronts – from rising labour costs, to high rentals and overheads. In such a competitive environment, new businesses may find their profit margins rapidly eroded, which is why e-commerce platforms are becomingly critical to lean start-ups. In this module, you’ll learn the basics of setting up, maintaining, and operating an e-commerce store from stocktaking to shipping. You will also learn the fundamentals of how to enhance your customer’s online experience, such that you will be able to differentiate yourself in a crowded e-commerce environment.
    16:00
  • 8
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 14:30 01:30
    In today’s world, social media communication is key focus for all businesses. In this interactive module you will learn to identify marketing communication opportunities in new media, how to develop marketing communication plans, and how to evaluate the effectiveness of the social media platform in raising brand profile. The unit is delivered through lectures, group activities, Q&A sessions, group discussions and presentations.
    16:00
Course Duration
  • Course Type Part Time
  • Course Intakes MAR, AUG
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 141
  • Total Maximum Months (Part Time) 5
Career Opportunities
  • Retail Professional
  • Assistant Merchandiser
  • Product Development Executive
  • Assistant Designer
  • Marketing Executive
  • Assistant Buyer
  • Sourcing Executive
Entry Requirement

Singapore/PR Students:

  • GCE 'N' Level with minimum grade C6 for 3 subjects, including English and Mathematics OR
  • WSQ ES WPLN Level 4 and above

International Students:

  • IELTS score 4.5 or TOEFL score 450 AND, 
  • High School Diploma equivalent to GCE 'N' Level with minimum grade C6 for 3 subjects, including English and Mathematics OR 

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

Graduation Requirements
  • Minimum 75% attendance for every module
  • Must be assessed 'COMPETENT' in every module
Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of each module within the course, you will be awarded the Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) Statement of Attainment (SOA) by SkillsFuture Singapore. After successful completion of all modules within the course, you will be awarded the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Fashion Technology (Merchandising & Marketing), and the Advanced Certificate in Fashion Business certification by TaF.tc. 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$ 6,265.00
  • Application Fee S$ 100.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 5,638.50
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 50.86
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 777.36
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 6,265.00
  • Application Fee S$ 100.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 5,638.50
  • Less: SFMCES S$ 0.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 50.86
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 777.36
Singaporean (WTS)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 6,265.00
  • Application Fee S$ 100.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 5,638.50
  • Less: WTS S$ 313.25
  • GST (7%) S$ 50.86
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 464.11
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$ 6,265.00
  • Application Fee S$ 100.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 5,638.50
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 50.86
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 777.36
International Students
  • Full Course Fee S$ 6,265.00
  • Application Fee S$ 350.00
  • NA NA
  • NA NA
  • GST (7%) S$ 463.05
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 7,078.05
Course Schedule (Full Time)
TaF.tc's Advanced Certificate in Fashion Business
  • Date 04 Mar 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
TaF.tc's Advanced Certificate in Fashion Business
  • Date 16 Aug 2019 to 13 Dec 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