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Apparel Merchandising Basics

Course type: Intermediate

Course Duration: 160 hours

Classes: 32 classes in 2 months

Course Objectives:

  1. This course is specially designed to provide technical knowledge and skills to cope with the requirement of trends in RMG industry & apparel merchandising .The course will be implemented to ensure at least 80%of total contact hours on practical/hands on skills training or practice and 20% trade/ occupations related theory including OHS and soft modules.
  2. The course is designed to enable trainees to acquire a range of technical and vocational, practical, personal and organizational skills valued and utilized both within and beyond the workplace.
  3. The course is designed to meet the required competencies of the occupations needed in the labor market in and outside the country.

Course Outline

Name of the Course

Duration of Course

Entry Qualification

Apparel Merchandising Basics. Total Duration =two months/160hrs
1. Generic Skills=2hrs
2. Occupation Specific knowledge(trade theory) =30hrs
3. Occupation Specific Skills(practical/demonstration)= 128 hrs
1. Age minimum =20yrs

2. Education =HSC (Fill up from Main Sheet)passed

I.Requirement of Competencies for the Targeted Occupations in the Job market

  1. Introduction to apparel industry
  2. Concept of retail & manufacturing Merchandising
  3. Knowledge on textile material & process

II. Competency Level : Basic Skilled Worker Level 1
III. Student Assessment Method

  1. Class Test( oral & practical based on achievement of competencies , once every 7 days)
  2. Final Test ( oral and practical based on achievement of competencies outlined for the course )
  3. Final Test to be conducted by Industry Assessors and institutional Trainers to assess the skills received during training

IV. IndustryAssessor Requirements
Assessor to conduct assessment must meet the following requirements

  1. Trainer (from other institution) or practitioner in the trade area at least for five(5) years
  2. Trainer(from other institution) or practitioner should be certified by BTEB/ISC/industry association(BTMA)
  3. One assessor can assess maximum 6(six) Trainees a day

V. Certification System

  1. Certification will be done based on the assessment report from Industry Assessors and marks obtained from weekly, monthly and final test /assessment.

Time Distribution

Module No

Job Focused Module

Allocated Time(Contact Hours)

Occupation Specific Knowledge (trade theory) in hrs

Occupation Specific Skills(Practical) in hrs

Total in hrs

1. Introduction to apparel industry& Concept of Merchandising

5

5

2. Introduction of fiber & yarn.

2

10

12

3. Introduction of fabric preparation

2

10

12

4 Dying ,printing & finishing

5

20

25

5 Trimming, accessories, Care instructions & symbols

5

18

23

6 Basic concept of pattern& marker making

3

10

13

7 Cutting room management

1

10

11

8 Sewing room management

2

10

12

9 Production planning ,Work study & time study

1

10

11

10 Sourcing ,Lab dip &sample management

1

10

11

11 Consumption, costing & order negotiation & follow up

3

10

13

12 Finishing room management Quality control & Various Standards.

2

10

12

Time allocation

20%

80%

100%

Weekly Assessment

15 Mins

30 Mins

9.0 Hsr

Monthly Assessment

1 Hour

1.5 Hour

2.50 Hours

Final Assessment

1 Hour

1.5 Hour

2.50 Hours

Total hrs

80 Hours

Module 1: Introduction to apparel industry & Concept of Merchandising
Total Duration: 5.0 Hrs

Sl No Unit Code Unit of Competency (UoC)Title UoC Level Nominal Duration in hrs
Generic- Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-001 Code of conduct 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-002 Apply OHS practices in the workplace 10 mins
SIEP-AMB-003 Use English in workplace 10 mins
SIEP-AMB-004 Present and apply workplace information 10 mins
SIEP-AMB-005 Use technical terms in the work place 10 mins
Occupation Specific Knowledge(trade theory) -Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-006 Background of RMG industry, 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-007 Current scenario of RMG industry 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-008 Constraints & prospects of this industry 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-009 Introduction to merchandising process 50 mins
SIEP-AMB-010 Roles & Responsibilities of merchandiser 40 mins
SIEP-AMB-011 Requirements of a merchandiser. 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-012 Sequences of Garments making. 40 mins

Module 2:-Introduction of fiber & yarn.
Total Duration: -12 Hrs

Sl No Unit Code

Unit of Competency (UoC)Title

UoC Level Nominal Duration in hrs
Generic Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-013 Factory compliance 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-014 Work place etiquette 20 mins
Occupation Specific Knowledge(trade theory) -Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-015 Introducing with different fiber 25 mins
SIEP-AMB-016 Knowing Fiber structure& classification 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-017 Understanding fiber forming & processing technique 10 mins
SIEP-AMB-018 Comprehending Spinning technology. 15 mins
SIEP-AMB-019 Introducing with various yarn 10 mins
Occupation Specific Skills(practical/demonstration)- Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-020 Understanding fiber processing system 5 hrs
SIEP-AMB-021 Working with various steps of spinning system 3 hrs
SIEP-AMB-022 Introducing with different yarn 2 hrs

Module 3: Introduction of fabric preparation
Total Duration: 12 Hrs

Sl No Unit Code

Unit of Competency (UoC)Title

UoC Level Nominal Duration in Hrs
Occupation Specific Knowledge( Trade theory) –Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-023 Understanding the Sequence of fabric preparation 15 mins
SIEP-AMB-024 Knowing the Classification of fabric 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-025 Gaining the concept of Weaving 35 mins
SIEP-AMB-026 Gaining the concept of Knitting 35 mins
SIEP-AMB-027 Familiarizing with Quality control in fabric preparation 15 mins
Occupation Specific Skills(practical/demonstration)- Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-028 Working with knitting system 3 hrs
SIEP-AMB-029 Introducing with different knitting machine 3 hrs
SIEP-AMB-030 Working with weaving system 2 hrs
SIEP-AMB-031 Introducing with different weaving machine 2 hrs

Module 4: Dyeing, Printing & finishing
Total Duration: 25 Hrs

Sl No Unit Code

Unit of Competency (UoC)Title

UoC Level Nominal Duration in Hrs
Occupation Specific Knowledge(trade theory)-Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-032 Introduction to dyeing 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-033 Knowing Different dying process 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-034 Knowing Printing fundamentals & classification 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-035 Understanding printing technique & material 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-036 Having an idea on finishing methods 30 mins
Occupation Specific Skills(practical/demonstration)- Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-037 Working with different dyeing process 5 hrs
SIEP-AMB-038 Working with different printing technique 5 hrs
SIEP-AMB-039 Working with different finishing process 5 hrs
SIEP-AMB-040 Checking Quality parameter in dyeing ,printing ,finishing 5 hrs

Module 5: Trimming, accessories, Care instructions & symbols
Total Duration: 23 Hrs

Sl No Unit Code

Unit of Competency (UoC)Title

UoC Level Nominal Duration in hrs
Occupation Specific Knowledge(trade theory) -Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-041 Introducing with trims & accessories 40 mins
SIEP-AMB-042 Introducing with Different care labeling code 20 mins
Occupation Specific Skills(practical/demonstration)- Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-043 Demonstrating different trims & accessories 10 hrs
SIEP-AMB-044 Working with care label & inspection procedure 8 hrs

Module 6: Basic concept of pattern & marker making
Total Duration: 13 Hrs

Sl No Unit Code

Unit of Competency (UoC)Title

UoC Level Nominal Duration
Occupation Specific Knowledge(trade theory)-Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-045 Basic concept of pattern making 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-046 Pattern making sequence&Pattern grading 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-047 Introduction to marker making 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-048 Marker making procedure 30 mins
Occupation Specific Skills(practical/demonstration)- Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-049 Study of standard body measurements of shirts, trousers, polo shirt, T-shirts etc 2 hrs
SIEP-AMB-050 Producing pattern of basic shirt, basic trouser etc. 3 hrs
SIEP-AMB-051 Working with Marker making process & requirements. 4 hrs
SIEP-AMB-052 Working with Marker efficiency control 1 hr

Module 7: Cutting Room management
Total Duration: 11 Hrs

Sl No Unit Code

Unit of Competency (UoC)Title

UoC Level Nominal Duration
Occupation Specific Knowledge(trade theory)-Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-053 Understanding cutting room management 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-054 Introducing with Spreading technology 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-055 Introducing with cutting technology 20 mins
Occupation Specific Skills(practical/demonstration)- Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-056 Working with spreading machines 5 hrs
SIEP-AMB-057 Working with different cutting machines 3 hrs
SIEP-AMB-058 Gaining idea to reduce cutting wastes. 2 hrs

Module 8: sewing Room management
Total Duration: 12 Hrs

Sl No Unit Code

Unit of Competency (UoC)Title

UoC Level Nominal Duration
Occupation Specific Knowledge(trade theory)-Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-059 Introduction to sewing section 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-060 Understanding Sewing basics & mechanism 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-061 Introducing with different sewing machine & Stitch class 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-062 Knowing the Seam classification 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-063 Understanding Different sewing problem & remedies 20 mins
Occupation Specific Skills(practical/demonstration)- Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-064 Demonstrating different sewing machines 3 hrs
SIEP-AMB-065 Producing different stitch 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-066 Producing different seam 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-067 Making different garments part 3 hrs
SIEP-AMB-068 Finding the reason of sewing fault & remedies 2 hrs
SIEP-AMB-069 Working with Quality control in sewing section 1 hr

Module 9: Production planning, Work study & time study
Total Duration: 11 Hrs

Sl No Unit Code

Unit of Competency (UoC)Title

UoC Level Nominal Duration
Occupation Specific Knowledge(trade theory)-Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-070 Understanding Production planning & control 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-071 Getting idea on Work study & time study 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-072 Understanding Industrial engineering 20 mins
Occupation Specific Skills(practical/demonstration)- Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-073 Working with Line balancing 5 hrs
SIEP-AMB-074 Making Layout planning in sewing production line 3 hrs
SIEP-AMB-075 Working with SMV calculation & planning 2 hrs

Module 10: Sourcing, documentation, Labdip &sample management
Total Duration: 11 Hrs

Sl No Unit Code

Unit of Competency (UoC)Title

UoC Level Nominal Duration
Occupation Specific Knowledge(trade theory)-Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-076 Understanding International sourcing process 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-077 Knowing different Import & export documents 20 mins
SIEP-AMB-078 Acquaintance with Shipping terms 10 mins
SIEP-AMB-079 Introducing with sample management 10 mins
Occupation Specific Skills(practical/demonstration)- Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-080 Working with Various sample development & approval process. 3 hrs
SIEP-AMB-081 Working with labdip ,yarn dip 4 hrs
SIEP-AMB-082 Making different document 3 hrs

Module 11: Consumption, costing & order negotiation & follow up
Total Duration: 13 Hrs

Sl No Unit Code

Unit of Competency (UoC)Title

UoC Level Nominal Duration
Occupation Specific Knowledge(trade theory)-Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-083 Gaining idea on Fabric & accessories consumption. 1 hr
SIEP-AMB-084 Knowing Fabric, accessories, garment costing & pricing 1 hr
SIEP-AMB-085 Understanding Order negotiation requirements & price bargaining. 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-086 Knowing the Follow up procedure 30 mins
Occupation Specific Skills(practical/demonstration)- Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-087 Case analysis for consumption 5 hrs
SIEP-AMB-088 Case analysis for costing 5 hrs

Module 12: Finishing room management, Quality control & Various Standards.
Total Duration: 12 Hrs

Sl No Unit Code

Unit of Competency (UoC)Title

UoC Level Nominal Duration
Occupation Specific Knowledge(trade theory)-Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-089 Introducing with Textile testing 1 hr
SIEP-AMB-090 Gaining idea on Inspection process 30 mins
SIEP-AMB-091 Knowing the International controlling bodies. 30 mins
Occupation Specific Skills(practical/demonstration)- Compulsory
SIEP-AMB-092 Working with Different textile testing process 5 hrs
SIEP-AMB-093 Working with Inspection procedure 5 hrs

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Comments (2)
MD NOMAN / January 28, 2018

How to will I apply for Apparel Merchandising Course?

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Engr. Syed Rowshan Ali / January 29, 2018

Hello Md Roman,
Our Apparel Merchandising Course is only on going in NITER, Savar Campus. Please contact with NITER, Nayarhat, Savar, Dhaka. Check their website on: http://www.niter.edu.bd

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