Course Structure and Requirements
Course Title: Apparel Merchandising Basics.

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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