Knowledge of Materials

Knowledge of Materials
Start Date Duration Course Fee Application
28 May 2024 (Tue) 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours) HK$2,970 apply

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




28 May; 4, 11, 18, 25 June; 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July 2024 (Tue)

7:00pm – 9:30pm

Pre-requisite NIL
Validity Period
Medium of Instruction Chinese (supplemented with English teaching materials)
Remarks Application: New application should complete the programme application for part-time programme admission before submitting application for module enrolment.


Contact Ms. Yan / Ms. Yuen
Tel 2263 6300