Short Course On Campus

Fabric Testing and Quality

London College of Fashion

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The Fabric Testing and Quality course from London College of Fashion examines the quality aspects of different fashion fabrics. It also looks at the benefits of textile testing. Using relevant British and European standards, a range of common textile test methods will be examined and how to interpret and evaluate the test results is explained.


 You will also examine the benefits of textile testing, how to select relevant tests for different end products, and how the fabric performance largely determines the quality of the final garment.


By the end of the course you will:  

  • Recognise different faults in fabrics
  • Understand how faults occur
  • Understand how to formulate strategies for dealing with faults
  • Understand textile test methods
  • How to evaluate test results and reports
  • Understand the benefits of textile testing and appreciate the different quality features of fashion fabrics

This Fabric Testing and Quality course from London College of Fashion is suitable for anyone who has contact with off-site testing houses and who wants to gain a greater understanding of the test methods used and the evaluation of results. Also, anyone who wants to gain a greater understanding of the quality aspects of textiles in general.

Programme Structure

Topics covered:
  • Quality in textile / clothing products
  • Legal requirements
  • Faults in Fabrics
  • Textile test methods (we cover all the main tests for fashion fabrics)
  • Interpretation of test results

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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General requirements

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Notepad and pen

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
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