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CPPD is an on-going and continual process of both personal and professional growth that improves the capability of an individual to realise their full potential. Fashion Enter delivers CPPD training for industry professionals seeking deep rich learning in a live factory environment to ensure full understanding of the complete garment life cycle is achieved. Workshops include Garment Technology, Buying and Merchandising as well as bespoke tailor made courses to suit your company's specific needs.

Bespoke Course example 1

FACTS
Course title: Garment Technology Workshop
Course location: The Factory, Unit 14 Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, N4 1LZ
Course date and time: TBC

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
This insightful half day workshop provides an opportunity to review first-hand the manufacturing process in a UK factory based in North London. Starting with the Garment Life Cycle the workshop examines the impact quality issues have on pre-production and production in a factory and how this effects lead times.

The following areas will be discussed:
•    How does a factory operate from fabric delivery to final garment delivery?
•    Effect on fitting sessions on a factory's lead times - working examples of fit comments and red seal examples.
•    Time spent with a pattern cutter to see implications of fit comments
•    Working examples of incorrect fits for fitting sessions. Can the Garment Technologist put these faults right?
•    What is puckering and can it be ironed out? Working examples of pucker using different threads and needles – Slide presentation relationship between needle and thread
•    How are AQLs conducted in a Factory Environment?
•    Factory's Cheats QC process – demonstration.
•    In work checks - how to do them from a factory perspective so a GT has instant respect
•    Use of industrial sewing machines - understand the bite of the machine.
•    Common problems in a factory that affects a retailer - fabric faults and fabric cutting, sewing, cabbage, layplans.
•    AOB - specific questions and queries.

Bespoke Course example 2

FACTS
Course title: Merchandising workshop
Course location: The Factory, Unit 14 Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, N4 1LZ
Course date and time: TBC

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
This insightful half day workshop will provide you with the opportunity to see the garment life cycle in a SMETA approved factory. Discover the effect quality assurance can have on the critical path and how quality assurance can impact on lead times.

The following areas will be discussed:
•    The Garment Life Cycle
•    What affects margin for a retailer - why do Factories put up their prices?
•    Why do PO’s have a specific number per size yet factories over deliver?
•    Use of industrial machines - understanding the technical implications of a factory on a garment delivery
•    Why are deliveries late!
•    Overview of Galaxius – the way forward

Bespoke Course example 3

FACTS
Course title: Buyer workshop
Course location: The Factory, Unit 14 Crusader Estate, 167 Hermitage Road, N4 1LZ
Course date and time: TBC

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
This insightful half day workshop will provide you with the opportunity to see first-hand the design life cycle. What makes a SMETA approved factory. Understand the effect quality assurance can have on the critical path; understand how factories use standard minutes.

The following areas will be discussed:
•    The Design Life Cycle.
•    What affects margin for a retailer - why do Factories put up their prices?
•    What is an open costing?
•    How do factories use standard minutes?
•    Working with fabric stock held in factories.
•    Choosing the correct components for the garment.
•    Understanding fabric consumption and the effects of cabbage.
•    Use of industrial machines - understanding the technical implications of a factory on a garment delivery.
•    Why are deliveries late!
•    Overview of Galaxius – the way forward.