What will I learn?


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.


  • Digital Apparel Design
  • Introduction to Textiles
  • Garment Construction
  • Apparel Production
  • Apparel Production Drawing
  • Fashion Brand Creation and Management
  • Fashion Retail Merchandise Buying
  • Quality Assurance in Textile and Fashion Industry
  • Apparel Product Development
  • Sustainable Fashion Supply Chain
  • Global Sourcing for Textiles and Apparel
  • Material and Apparel Costing
  • Order Coordination and Production Tracking
  • E-Fashion Business
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Inbound Marketing
  • Paid Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Career Opportunities

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

Which department am I in?

Textile and Fashion Industry Training Centre

Study options

Full Time (4 months)

Tuition fees
Full course fee: SG $18,925; Singaporeans and Permanent Residents are eligible for funding
Start date

Expected October 2021


Textile and Fashion Industry Training Centre

298 Tiong Bahru Road,

Central Plaza #14-06,

168730, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

  • High School Diploma equivalent to GCE ‘O’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • Qualifications from professional institutes may be considered on a case-by-case basic AND/OR
  • Pass TaF.tc Entrance Test

English Language Requirement

  • Possess a minimum credit in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or its equivalent OR
  • IELTS score 4.5 or TOEFL score 450