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, Garment Construction, and Leather.


Our Seminars

Fibres and Yarns / Fabric Construction

MELBOURNE

Start date: September 6

SYDNEY

Start date: August 9
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

MELBOURNE

Start date: October 4

SYDNEY

Start date: September 20
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.

Overview;

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

Textile testing

MELBOURNE

Start date: September 6

SYDNEY

Start date: October 11

AUCKLAND

Start date: October 18
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

Garment Construction

MELBOURNE

Start date: July 31

SYDNEY

Start date: 2018
This seminar covers all aspects of garment construction offering solutions to commonly occurring problems.
  • Introduction to garment construction
  • The Block
  • The Sample
  • How to fit a garment
  • Fabric Selection
  • Construction Methods
  • Factory Selection

Leather

MELBOURNE

Start date: September 4

SYDNEY

Start date: TBA
This module addresses leather garments and accessories, highlighting factory selection, dyeing and finishing and commonly occurring problems.
  • Skin identifications
  • Countries of origin
  • Dyeing and finishing
  • Full manufacturing process
  • Testing
  • Care and labelling
  • Interactive exercises for group participation

Footwear

MELBOURNE

Start date: TBA

SYDNEY

Start date: TBA
This module covers everything from footwear design conversion to finished product including details of sourcing, material types, factory processes and timetable allocation.
  • Product development
  • Lasts, moulds and components
  • Materials
  • Factory selection
  • Factory product specification sheet
  • Production timeline
  • Production process/timelines