Apparel Training & Design Centre’s (ATDC) Training of Trainers’ Academies (ATDC-TOT Academy) Thiruvananthapuram organized a 3-day workshop on ‘Principles of Textile Testing’ aimed at training the Textile Industry Professionals and students from Apparel Sector of India. More than 25 participants from Texport Industries (P) Ltd, Bombay Rayon Fashion Ltd., Govt. Institute of Fashion Designing, and NSS Women’s College, etc. attended the workshop that recently took place at ATDC Thiruvananthapuram.
The main aim of this workshop was to upgrade the knowledge base in Textile Testing for the swift growth in profession by providing training to the students and textile professionals in Fibre Analysis, Strength Properties, Colour Fastness, Stability Performance, Yarn Count, Yarn Twist. The workshop included practical sessions on fibre identification, procedures for evaluating colour fastness and physical properties. The colour fastness tests included crocking, light, washing & perspiration, evaluate the GSM-count & construction, tensile strength & elongation, breaking & bursting strength, tear strength, pilling resistance test, dimensional stability to washing, dry cleaning & pH.
ATDC, under the aegis of AEPC has emerged as India’s Largest Vocational Training Network for the Apparel Sector with around 200 ATDCs including 65 ATDC Vocational Institutes and over 135 ATDC- SMART Centres and Skill Camps present in major apparel clusters spread across 22 states & 85 cities pan India. ATDC has 6 centres in Thiruvananthapuram and has trained approximately 6,000 students till date under SMART and AVI Courses.