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, Dyeing, Print and Finishing, Textile Testing, Childrens Nightwear and Limited Daywear, and Sustainable Responsible Sourcing.
2023 Seminar ScheduleAll seminars are FULL DAY (9:00AM-4:00PM)
Morning and afternoon tea, as well as full lunch are included.
Fibres and Yarns / Fabric Construction
Date: February 22, 2023
Date: May 24, 2023
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.
- Regenerated, sustainable fibres
- Weave types
- Knit types
- Non wovens
- Commonly used fabrics and applications
Colour, Dyeing, Print and Finishing
Date: March 29, 2023
Date: June 28, 2023
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
Date: May 31, 2023
Date: March 8, 2023
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.
- 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
Date: June 21, 2023
Date: August 2, 2023
This seminar covers all aspects of garment classification offering solutions to commonly occurring problems. (provisional only)
Reduced Fire Hazard Regulations – AS/NZS 1249:2014
- Garment Classification
- Pyjama Categorization
- Flammability 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.
- 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
- 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)
- 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
- Fact finding in your operations
- What can I say now
- Developing a road map for future reporting
- 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