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The Textile Institute Introduction to Textiles Short Course – SOLD OUT!

26 Mar

The Textile Institute Introduction to Textiles Short Course – SOLD OUT!


Venue: The Midland Hotel, Manchester City Centre, UK

Date: 26-28 March 2024

The Introduction to Textiles Short Course is hosted twice per year. The courses get booked up very far in advance, so please book early to avoid disappointment. 

The Textile Institute launched this short course in 2010 to celebrate the Centenary of the Institute. It is a three day intensive training short course, offered twice a year in March and in October.

It is organised for the benefit of all those who are engaged in the manufacture, research and development as well as the commercial aspects of textiles business. The course will cover the fibres, yarns and fabrics used in textile products for apparel, household and technical textiles applications as core modules. The third day will offer two specialist modules covering dyeing and finishing and fabric testing and analysis.

The courses are approved by The Textile Institute, a system of validation assessed by independent and impartial experts.

The course is formed of seven separate topics: Fibres, Yarns, Weaving, Warp & Weft Knitting, Non-woven Fabrics, Dyeing & Finishing and Fabric Testing & Analysis.

Course agenda

Day 1 – Fibres and Yarns

Day 2 – Warp & weft knitting, Nonwoven Fabrics and Weaving

Day 3 – Dyeing & finishing and Fabric Testing & Analysis

Please click here for more information and how to book. 

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