RMIT's School of Fashion and Textiles (specialists in the delivery of education and training to the TCF industries) is again presenting its highly acclaimed Workshops in Textile Product Knowledge. The workshops have been specifically designed for current and newly appointed TCF staff wishing to improve their technical knowledge and gain a wider appreciation of the many facets of the total 'textile pipeline' from fibres to fashion.
For JUNE and NOVEMBER 2017 dates please see 'Additional Information'
19th Jun: Day 1:Textile Fibres & Yarn Technology
20th Jun: Day 2: Knitted and Woven Fabrics
21st Jun: Day 3: Garment Technology
22nd Jun: Day 4: Colour Science, Dyeing, Printing and Fabric Finishing
23rd Jun: Day 5: Care Labelling, Testing/Fastness and Specifications
Please download the course flyer (found in the column on the right) for a comprehensive breakdown of the content of each of the five days of training.
Students can enrol for all five days or any number of individual days.
These workshops are tailored for Textile, Clothing and Fashion (TCF) personnel:
If you are booking more than one day and would like to take advantage of the multiple day discount please call our customer service team on 9925 8111.
It is recommended that students complete Day 1 before doing Day 2, it is recommended that Day 1 & 2 are done consecutively.
All relevant course materials are included.
Pen/pencil and notebook.
Participants will be emailed an RMIT Certificate of Participation after completion.
19th Jun 2017: Day 1:Textile Fibres & Yarn Technology
20th Jun 2017: Day 2: Knitted and Woven Fabrics
21st Jun 2017: Day 3: Garment Technology
22nd Jun 2017: Day 4: Colour Science, Dyeing, Printing and Fabric Finishing
23rd Jun 2017: Day 5: Care Labelling, Testing/Fastness and Specifications
20th Nov 2017: Day 1:Textile Fibres & Yarn Technology
21stNov 2017: Day 2: Knitted and Woven Fabrics
22ndNov 2017: Day 3: Garment Technology
23rd Nov 2017: Day 4: Colour Science, Dyeing, Printing and Fabric Finishing
24th Nov 2017: Day 5: Care Labelling, Testing/Fastness and Specifications
Mr Mac Fergusson has worked in textile dyeing and finishing for over 40 years, including 4.5 years in Indonesia. He is well acquainted with production plants in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia, and has travelled regularly to these countries. As well as being both a Chartered Textile Technologist and a Chartered Colourist, he has a Masters degree in Technology as well as being a past President of the Society of Dyers and Colourists of Australia and New Zealand.Sam Talbot
Sam is a clothing production, sourcing and operations expert with strong technical knowledge in textiles, product development and supply chain management. She started her ragtrade career in Corporate Apparel learning from the ground up working for Dowd Corporation for nine years. She then launched her own label making tailor made men’s and women’s business shirts in Melbourne. Sam then went on to Country Road as a Product Developer for cut and sew knitwear across men’s, women’s and children’s wear, followed by Production and Sourcing Manager for Elwood Jeans.
Several years ago, Sam moved to Sydney to take up a role as Operations Manager for sass & bide and then Brisbane to do the same role for Lorna Jane. Now back in Melbourne, Sam works freelance for several clothing and fashion labels, assisting them with growth and change management within their organisations.