TaF.tc's Diploma in Fashion Business

Become the Next Fashion Talent

TaF.tc's Diploma in Fashion Business

Overview

The TaF.tc Diploma in Fashion Business is a must for those who are interested to enter a career in the fashion industry, or for practitioners who wish to upgrade their skills. This programme will focus on two areas: Merchandising – which encompasses in-depth product knowledge on fabric, design, product development, apparel production, and quality control; and secondly, Marketing – which covers retail merchandise buying, branding, creating a sustainable value chain, as well as the critical skill of the Art of Follow-Up, which helps to ensure that you will source, produce and deliver the final product in-store, on-time. Need to keep pace with new trends in digital marketing and e-commerce? This programme will also provide a comprehensive coverage of concepts you’ll need to kick-start your fashion business.

Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024

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Course Structure

Blended

Course Duration

  • Course Type Full Time
  • Course Intakes JAN, APR, MAY,JUL, OCT
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 493
  • Total Maximum Months (Full Time) 4

Career Opportunities

  • Retail Professional
  • Assistant Merchandiser
  • Assistant Designer
  • Marketing Executive
  • Assistant Buyer
  • Sourcing Executive

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 each module within the course, you will be awarded the Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) Statement of Attainment (SOA) by SkillsFuture Singapore, or TaF.tc's Certificate of Competency. After successful completion of all modules within the course, you will be awarded the WSQ Diploma in Fashion Technology (Merchandising & Marketing), and the Diploma in Fashion Business certification by TaF.tc. TaF.tc diploma and advance diploma are accredited by institutes globally. For more information please go here to check our accreditations or to contact Louise Clement at louiseclement@taftc.org or Miriam at miriam@taftc.org

Course Fee

All Singaporean/PRs (SSG)

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

  • Application Fee S$ 180.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 12.60
  • Total Application Fees (Inclusive of GST) S$ 192.60
  • Full Course Fee S$ 0.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 0.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 0.00
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 0.00
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Application Fee S$ 180.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 12.60
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 192.60
  • Full Course Fee S$ 0.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 0.00
  • Less: SFMCES S$ 0.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 0.00
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 0.00
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$ 180.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 12.60
  • Total Application Fees(Inclusive of GST) S$ 192.60
ETSS
  • Full Course Fee S$ 0.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 0.00
  • Less: ETSS S$ 0.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 0.00
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 0.00
Non ETSS
  • Full Course Fee S$ 0.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 0.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 0.00
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 0.00
International Students
  • Application Fee S$ 650.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 45.50
  • Total Application Fees(Inclusive of GST) S$ 695.50
  • Full Course Fee S$ 0.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 0.00
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 0.00