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

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

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

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

This seminar covers all aspects of garment classification offering solutions to commonly occurring problems.
(provisional only)

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

A Step by Step Guide to Modern Slavery – begin your own Statement today!


Start date: September 16, 2020


Start date: September 1, 2020
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. Covering 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.

Session 1

  • What is Modern Slavery?
  • Why is it important
  • How does it affect my business
  • Do I need to comply
  • What’s required for my business
  • New addition – including the impacts of CO-VID19 on Modern Slavery
  • What if I am below the reporting threshold

Session 2

  • Traceability
  • Where is the risk of Modern Slavery greatest in my supply chain
  • How to identify the risk
  • Auditing – the importance of ensuring Modern Slavery is covered in your Audit program (and how)
  • What to do when we find Modern Slavery in our supply chain
  • Building a remediation plan
  • Developing training programs (internal and external training)

Session 3

  • What are the reporting requirements
  • The difference between cause, contribution and link (where is each most likely to be in the supply chain)
  • How I use cause, contribution and link to write my Modern Slavery
  • Statement
  • Fact finding in your operations
  • What can I say now
  • Developing a road map for future reporting

Session 4

  • Taking what you know and building a statement
  • Ensuring your statement meets the reporting requirements
  • Some practical tips on writing your Modern Slavery Statement
  • Starting your statement

Key take out from the day – understanding your reporting requirements and starting your Modern Slavery statement – take some key tips and templates (provided on the day) to help commence writing your Modern Slavery Statement (you will actually start writing the statement on the day).