Training Seminars

Our training seminars empower delegates to manage risk, while reducing costs and improving internal efficiencies.

Qualspec frequently work with blue chip organisations to increase their profit share. Our seminars comply with industry standards and the purpose is to assist those in the industry who;

  • Due to time-management and company budgets, cannot travel internationally to manufacturing facilities, although have daily interaction with offshore suppliers and factories
  • Are planning on changing departments within an existing company structure
  • Require the most recent information with regard to specific industry-related topics

Our training seminar’s include Fibres and Yarns/Fabric Construction, Colour and Print/Finishing, Textile Testing, Childrens Nightwear and Limited Daywear, and Sustainable Responsible Sourcing.

Our Seminars

Fibres and Yarns / Fabric Construction


Start date: March 6, 2019 and August 21, 2019


Start date: February 27, 2019 and August 7, 2019
The seminar covers all elements of fibre and yarn processing from raw material through to fully finished yarn and ultimate conversion to woven or knitted fabric.

Fibres Covered;

  • Natural
  • Synthetic
  • Luxury

Fabric construction;

  • Weave types
  • Knit types
  • Non wovens
  • Commonly used fabrics and applications

Colour, Dyeing, Print and Finishing


Start date: April 10, 2019 and October 2, 2019


Start date: March 27, 2019 and September 18, 2019
The module encompasses a total overview of colour including dyeing, finishing, testing assessment and problem solution. Most common print methods are explained in depth and relevant problem solutions offered.


  • Colour Outline and Assessment
  • Pre-dyeing treatments
  • Dyeing methods
  • Printing methods
  • Fabric Finishing

Textile Testing


Start date: June 26, 2019 and December 3, 2019


Start date: May 29, 2019 and November 13, 2019
At Qualspec, testing is integral to our business. Testing is carried out by reading, understanding, and actioning a test report. In this seminar we focus on chemical and physical testing in conjunction with the global market standard.

The Qualspec testing process includes the following popular tests to name a few:

  • Construction Tests: fibre types, yarn and thread counts
  • Physical Tests:
  • Dimensional stability
  • Spirality and skewing
  • Seam and yarn spillage
  • Stretch and recovery
  • Tear force
  • Pilling
  • Abrasion
  • Flammability
  • Colour fastness
  • Analytical Tests:
  • Fibre analysis
  • PH level
  • Fabric weight
  • Chemical Tests:
  • Formaldehyde
  • Flat Abrasion
  • PH value
  • AZO dyes

Childrens Nightwear and Limited Daywear


Start date: May 2, 2019 and October 3, 2019


Start date: May 15, 2019 and October 17, 2019
This seminar covers all aspects of garment classification offering solutions to commonly occurring problems.

Reduced Fire Hazard Regulations – AS/NZS 1249:2014

Topics covered will include:

  • Garment Classification
  • Pyjama Categorization
  • Burning Behaviour requirements for Fabrics
  • Garment Labelling requirements
  • Dimensional requirements
  • Trims, fastenings
  • Infant Sleep Bags
  • Test Standards

Sustainable Responsible Sourcing A


Start date: May 1, 2019 and October 23, 2019


Start date: April 24, 2019 and September 25, 2019
Defined parameters for on-boarding new factories and working collaboratively with existing ones to establish and maintain transparency and sustainability throughout every level of the supply chain.
  • Audits – which type is appropriate?
  • Audit format – Covers worker voice; gender equality; living wage; environmental issues and freedom of association.
  • Monitoring of hazardous chemicals.
  • Waste water management.
  • Corrective Action Plans – options for monitoring and closure of non-conformances.
  • Audit frequency.
  • Mutual recognition of audit reports.
  • Modern Slavery initiative.

Sustainable Responsible Sourcing B


Start date: June 12, 2019 and December 4, 2019


Start date: June 5, 2019 and November 7, 2019
Covers all aspects of responsible sourcing from development of effective code of conduct, setting of clear sustainable sourcing goals and guidelines throughout the whole supply chain.
  • Global Warming Vs Climate Change
  • Circular Economy and Circular Design
  • China Environmental Inspections
  • Chemical Detox and Environment
  • Sustainable Fibres
  • Finishing – Dyeing and Printing
  • Waste and Water management
  • Environmental policy and audit
  • BWA Assessment and what’s expected