Knowledge of Materials

Knowledge of Materials
Start Date Duration Course Fee Application
-- 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours) HK$2,500 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


Time 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Pre-requisite NIL
Validity Period 10 years
Medium of Instruction Chinese (supplemented with English teaching materials)


Contact Miss Sin
Tel 2263 6335