Textile Processes and Principles

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All about textiles, down to the fibres and the processes involved. Receive your own fabric reference library consisting of 50-60 different types of fabric swatches!

Go beneath the surface and learn various textiles, down to the fibers and the processes involved in weaving, dyeing and much more. This comprehensive course provides you with the ability to identify fabrics by their industry’s name, the fundamental knowledge to help you understand the risks of using certain fabrics, empowering you with the ability to trouble shoot issues related to textiles limitations. You will experience screen printing in class, e-learning and receive a complimentary copy of your very own fabric reference library consisting of 50 – 60 different types of fabric swatches.

The Details


    Registered Title: (Textile Processes and Principles (Classroom & Asynchronous))

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2024044963

  • total hours


  • Mode of Learning

    On Campus


Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:34:00 Trainer Facilitated Hours (On Campus/Virtual):23:00 Self-Directed E-learning Hours:09:00 Assessment Hours:02:00
  • Understand how the fabric is produced from cotton fields to the finished product.
  • Describe the processes from yarns to fabric.
  • Differentiate between knits and woven and identify a variety of fabrics.
  •  Identify different types of spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing, finishing, and printing processes.
  • Comprehend the various types of fabric defects.
  • Interpret spectrophotometer readings in color evaluation.
  • Using the pick glass and fabric cutter to determine the fabric specifications.
  • Evaluate the process of garment wet processing and its associated problems.
  • Understand the common intrinsic characteristics and problems of certain production processes in textiles, thus providing the platform for problem analysis.
  • Enhance troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Be a more informed buyer/purchaser of materials and apparel.
Key Learning Areas
  • Fibre types.
  • Yarn types.
  • Yarn sizing system.
  • Fabric construction (wales and course, gauge, number of yarns on the warp and weft).
  • Fabric types.
  • Dye types, characteristics, and dyeing methods.
  • Print types and printing methods.
  • Finishing types and finishing methods.
  • Common fabric problems, root cause analysis, and possible solutions.
Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be awarded a TaF.tc Certificate in Textile Processes and Principles.
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Items Required For Class

Do take note of the following things you are required to have for both class and their assessments. Please check if all these stated below are in working condition before registering for class. 

  1. Laptop 
  2. Webcam 
  3. Working mic on laptop or actual mic 
  4. Smart Phone capable of accessing their respective app stores
  5. Access to data or wifi connections


We do not offer any make-up or replacement classes.

Yes! You can use any SkillsFuture Credits you have to pay for course fees.

We highly discourage you from missing any classes since the entire program is designed to be hands-on intensive. There is also a minimum attendance requirement of 75% of training hours for Singaporean and PRs, and 90% of training hours for international students. If you do not meet the 75% attendance requirement, you will not be eligible to enjoy subsidies nor to sit for the assessment. Make sure you block off your time during your training with us or find an intake option that will ensure you do not miss any classes. You will only wish that you had more time in the class!

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