Short Courses

Design & Construction of Men’s Shirts

What makes a well-fitting shirt? A good cut, the right fabric as well as quality stitching are essential. This course will teach participants how master tailors construct a shirt and give it a professional finish.

The prerequisite for unit 2 is the completion of the previous level or prior experience. Applicants who wish to join unit 2 and have prior experience in Men’s tailoring are required to submit images of their shirt pieces for trainer’s review.

Applicants with no prior experience are encouraged to start from unit 1.


Unit 1: Drafting of Men's Basic Shirts

No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Monday & Wednesday 3 Oct – 26 Oct 2022 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Unit 2: Sewing of Men's Basic Shirts

No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Monday & Wednesday 7 Nov – 30 Nov 2022 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Application Information

Course materials

To be advised before the course’s start date.
Cost of materials: approximately $70, to be purchased by participants.

Who should attend

Aspiring fashion designers, young professionals in the menswear business, prospective students and/or apprentices in the tailoring trade. A basic competency in sewing is preferred.

Eligible schemes / subsidies:
Claimable under SkillsFuture Credit
National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy

$950.00 (per unit)

Special package course fee:
$1,250.00 (Unit 1 + 2)

*Special package course fee cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount and is applicable only upon course registration.

$506.04 (per unit)
(after National Silver Academy subsidy)

Note: Course fee not inclusive of application fee.