Knowledge of Materials

Knowledge of Materials
Start DateDurationCourse FeeApplication
29 Oct 2019 (Tue)9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)HK$2,300apply

It provides students with basic knowledge of fibres, yarns and fabrics as the major materials making up a garment. It also introduces the properties, construction, production, end uses and quality evaluation of various textile materials

Course Content

  • Introduction to textile materials:
    • Fibres: types, properties, end uses and analysis (e.g. fibre identification)
    • Yarns: types, properties, end use and analysis (e.g. yarn count, twist)
    • Fabrics: types (structures), properties, end use and analysis (e.g. density, gauge, construction)
  • Production of textile materials:
    • Yarn: manufacturing technology and process flow
    • Fabric (knit and woven): manufacturing technology and process flow
    • Non-woven fabric formation
  • Quality aspects of textile materials
    • Evaluation of textile materials
    • Defects
    • Care instructions and labelling


Time7:00pm – 9:30pm
Validity Period10 years
Medium of InstructionChinese (supplemented with English teaching materials)
RemarksThe course will be held from 29 Oct 2019 to 14 Jan 2020 (every Tuesday). No class on 24 & 31 Dec.


ContactMiss Sin
Tel2263 6335