TaF.tc's Advanced Certificate in Fashion Business

Advanced Certificate Fashion Business

Take your first steps into launching and managing a successful fashion business with our short part-time fashion business programme!

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.

The Details

  • Total Maximum Months

    Full Time: n/a
    Part Time: 5

  • Mode Of Learning

    Blended

  • Career Opportunities
    • Retail Professional
    • Assistant Merchandiser
    • Product Development Executive
    • Assistant Designer
    • Marketing Executive
    • Assistant Buyer
    • Sourcing Executive

The TaF.tc Difference

Practical Industry Knowledge

Everything you learn at TaF.tc can be applied to your professional life in fashion and will be taught by industry practitioners through interactive workshops, whether online or in TaF.tc's Sewing Labs.

Global Network of Entrepreneurs and Experts

Our partners and advisors are as close to home as Thailand or Japan and as far as Italy or the UK. Tap into a professional community built over decades of industry immersion.

Post-Graduate Career Support

Our career support connects you to jobs available on the market, opportunities for further studies, and resources to help you start your own brand.

Curriculum

Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours : 141
Modules (8)

In today’s world, social media communication is key focus for all businesses. In this social media marketing course, 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. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024

WSQ Name:WSQ Social Media Management SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:16:00 Training Hours:14:30 e-Learning Hours:00:00 Assessment Hours:01:30 View Module

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

WSQ Name:E-Fashion Business SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:16:00 Training Hours:14:30 e-Learning Hours:00:00 Assessment Hours:01:30 View Module

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.

WSQ Name:Basic Fashion Merchandise Buying SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:18:00 Training Hours:13:00 e-Learning Hours:03:00 Assessment Hours:02:00 View Module

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

WSQ Name:Apparel Sourcing, Costing and Merchandising SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:30:00 Training Hours:21:00 e-Learning Hours:06:00 Assessment Hours:03:00 View Module

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

WSQ Name:Apparel Production Processes SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:17:00 Training Hours:13:00 e-Learning Hours:03:00 Assessment Hours:01:00 View Module

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

WSQ Name:Introduction to Textile SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:17:00 Training Hours:12:00 e-Learning Hours:04:00 Assessment Hours:01:00 View Module

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

WSQ Name:Quality Assurance in Fashion SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:17:00 Training Hours:13:00 e-Learning Hours:03:00 Assessment Hours:01:00 View Module

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

WSQ Name:Basic Production Sketching SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:10:00 Training Hours:06:00 e-Learning Hours:03:00 Assessment Hours:01:00 View 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.

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

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FAQs

Not at all! You can enrol for our Advanced Certificate programme without any prior experience, as long as you have a passion for fashion!

The Advanced Certificate will be done both online via Zoom, and offline at our Central Plaza campus (Tiong Bahru MRT) and Thye Hong Campus (near Redhill MRT).

Yes we will! Whether it's through promoting your brand on our alumni portal THE LABEL SG, or providing mentorships and consultations to further your studies, we’ve got your back!

Most definitely! Upon completion of your Advanced Certificate programme, you will be awarded a hardcopy WSQ Advanced Certificate from us, and you can also access the softcopy via your MySkillsFuture portal!

As an Edutrust and Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) certified training centre, with 11 top fashion schools recognising our Diplomas for accreditation programmes like Paris College Of Art and Atelier Chardon Savard, TaF.tc continues to stay in line with leading national and international fashion industry standards.

The courses are conducted in the form of lectures, discussions, demonstrations, case studies, practical exercises, and hands-on activities. You will then be assessed on the work you have done with a final evaluation at the end of every course.

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