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WSQ Advanced Certificate in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design & Product Development) ()

Overview

Be introduced into the world of fashion and be armed with practical and personal skills needed to start in the industry. The WSQ Advanced Certificate in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development) can be used as a stepping stone for a further education in Diploma in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development) should you opt for a more in-depth experience within the industry.

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Course Structure

WSQ Advanced Certificate in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development)will be conducted in the form of lectures, discussions, demonstrations, case studies, practical exercises, role plays and hands-on activities. Participants will complete 6 module as follows:

Modules (6)
  • 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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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 40:00 04:00
    This course provides solid foundation of pattern development and garment construction of basic skirt and sleeveless top. You will learn to take body measurements, understand the relation of styles and ease allowance, develop patterns and basic sewing techniques to construct the garment. This forms the fundamental for progression enabling you to master the basic techniques of laying fabric, cutting, sewing, edging and finishing.
    44:00
  • 3
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 40:00 04:00
    A step up from basics, this intermediate course provides knowledge of pattern development and garment construction of basic pants and tops with collars. You will learn to take body measurements, understand the relation of styles and ease allowance and develop patterns to sew the garment. You will master the techniques of laying fabric, cutting, sewing, edging and finishing.
    44:00
  • 4
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 24:00 04:00
    Take your design from paper to working digital file using computer aided design software such as Adobe illustrator You will learn how to draw various fashion illustrations and render them on this platform to reflect the qualities and details of your design. A must technique for every fashion designer to convey creative concept in a professional presentation with technical specification
    28:00
  • 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
Course Duration
  • Course Type Part Time
  • Course Intakes FEB, AUG
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 167
  • Total Maximum Months (Part Time) 7
Career Opportunities
  • Retail Professional
  • Assistant Pattern Maker
  • Assistant Product Developer
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Assistant Garment Technologist
  • Designer
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:

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

ALL Students are required to have basic knowledge of computer and 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. After successful completion of all modules within the course, you will be awarded the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design and Product Development). 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$ 6,280.00
  • Application Fee S$ 100.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 5,652.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 50.96
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 778.96
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 6,280.00
  • Application Fee S$ 100.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 5,652.00
  • Less: SFMCES S$ 0.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 50.96
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 778.96
Singaporean (WTS)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 6,280.00
  • Application Fee S$ 100.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 5,652.00
  • Less: WTS S$ 314.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 50.96
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 464.96
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$ 6,280.00
  • Application Fee S$ 100.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 5,652.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 50.96
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 778.96
International Students
  • Full Course Fee S$ 6,280.00
  • Application Fee S$ 350.00
  • NA NA
  • NA NA
  • GST (7%) S$ 464.10
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 7,094.10
Course Schedule (Full Time)
WSQ Advanced Certificate in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design & Product Development)
  • Date 16 Aug 2019 to 01 Feb 2020 View Schedules
  • Day Evening
  • Time 7:00 PM - 10:10 PM
  • Corporate / Public Open to Public
  • Location Central Plaza (Main Office)
  • Registration Closed
WSQ Advanced Certificate in Fashion Technology (Apparel Design & Product Development)
  • Date 03 Feb 2020 to 19 Jun 2020 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