Textile Processes and Principles

On Campus Short Course Fashion Business Apparel Design and Product Development Industrial Engineering, Quality & Production

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

The Details


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

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2022014438

  • 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 fabric is produced from cotton fields to 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 colour 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
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Items Required For Class

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.


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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