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[WSQ] Fabric Studies and Fashion Production (Couture Cheongsam)

What You Will Learn

What You Will Learn

  • Develop fitted cheongsam patterns for different body shapes
  • Make design changes to the cheongsam
  • Perform fitting and alterations
  • Execute advanced sewing sequence for cheongsam with different features like lining, cheongsam button side opening, slits and collars
  • Selecting the right materials for cheongsam and cutting fabric efficiently

What You Will Achieve:

  • Upskill and improve your technical knowledge and skills in garment making
  • Achieve an intermediate foundation as a patternmaker and sewist
  • Statement of Attainment (SOA) in Material Studies and Production Processes

SkillsFuture Credit Claimable / NETT Balance Payable


For Singaporeans aged 40 & above or SMEs

The amount is SkillsFuture Credit claimable. Grants & subsidies differ between individuals. We will contact you to confirm the amount.


For Singaporeans aged 21 to 39, Permanent Residents or Non-SMEs

The amount is SkillsFuture Credit claimable. Grants & subsidies differ between individuals. We will contact you to confirm the amount.


For Foreigners

Certification is available for foreigners. You may contact us to find out more.

Class Schedule

Period Time Type
03 JAN - 01 FEB (Every WED & THU) 10am - 1pm Express
06 JAN - 03 FEB (Every SAT) 10am - 5pm Express
08 JAN - 05 FEB (Every MON) 10am - 5pm Express
16 JAN - 13 FEB (Every TUE) 10am - 5pm Express

[WSQ] Fabric Studies and Fashion Production (Couture Cheongsam)


Total of 30hrs: 10 Sessions (3hrs/session & once/week)

Total of 30hrs: 10 Sessions (3hrs/session & twice/week)
Total of 30hrs: 5 Sessions (6hrs/session & once/week)

Welcome to our intermediate WSQ-certified course where we will take you on the next step to create a professional custom-fitted cheongsam.

Important note

  • All sewing tools & domestic sewing machines are provided for physical class use.
  • Fabrics and zippers will not be provided. You will be briefed on any further materials needed during class.
  • For the first lesson, please bring along your own set of rulers and slim-fit clothing. You may either wear or bring it here for measurement-taking.
  • Students are required to attend any of our Basic Design, Draft & Sew courses. Otherwise, please contact us to discuss your level of experience.
  • There are NO charges on filling in the registration form. However, please keep a lookout on your email as a separate invoice will be sent to you.

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Total Hours

Total Course Duration: 30 hours

  • Training: 27 hours (3 hours/session)
  • Assessment: 3 hours

Entry Requirements

  1. Possess PSLE pass in English and Mathematics
  2. ES WSQ Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) Level 4 and above
  3. Equivalent

Exit Requirements

  • Obtain "Competent" Status in Assessment 
  • Attendance


Can I use my Skillsfuture credit to claim for this course?

Yes, you can use whatever Skillsfuture credit balance to claim for this course on top of the provided subsidy.

We will inform you how much grant you are eligible for and the balance you will be required to pay. Once you have this balance amount, you can submit your Skillsfuture credit claim here at 

Kindly inform us of the status of your claim as well so we can update on our end. You may make this submission between 60 days up to 5 days before the course starts.

If I have no sewing experience, can I join?

You may join our Basic Drafting & Sewing Courses as we will be teaching everyone starting from the basics to achieve the same level of proficiency.

As for our Intermediate Courses, you will need to attend any of our Basic Drafting & Sewing courses. Otherwise, please contact us to discuss your level of experience.

Can I miss any classes?

As all classes are progressively planned, you should attend all classes unless you have valid documentation/ MC. As the government funds the grant, you are required to achieve the minimum attendance as you will not be entitled to the grant if you do not achieve this requirement and will be liable to pay the grant amount to Fashion Makerspace. Makeup classes without valid documentation/ MCs are chargeable.

IMPT: Attendance is compulsory for Assessment.

- All makeup classes are charged at $50 per hour.

Can I reschedule to a different intake/timing or cancel my enrolment?

We highly discourage this, but there's an admin charge of $30 should you need to reschedule.

Full payment will be charged upon cancelling after attending the 1st session.

What happens if I don't pass the assessment?

You can appeal for a re-assessment. This re-assessment should be taken within 3 weeks of the last assessment. A re-assessment fee applies.

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