WSQ Construct Men’s Shoes

­­This course provides a unique hands on experience to make your very own pair of men’s shoes. With access to special tool and machinery, craft your own pair of men’s shoes under the guidance of our professional trainers. Taking a peek into the world of bespoke shoes, you will learn skills and techniques that goes into traditional shoe making.


  • Identify tools, equipment and components required to construct men’s shoes in accordance to industry norms or organizational standards
  • Comprehend step by step process in men's shoes production
  • Cut and skive shoe uppers and other components based on given shoe patterns
  • Stitch shoe uppers, other components and accessories
  • Assemble the various shoes’ components to complete the men’s shoes
  • Perform finishing on men’s shoes
  • Evaluate the workmanship and construction of the men’s shoes
  • Take corrective actions to rectify abnormalities/defects

Entry Requirement

Singapore/PR Students:

  • GCE ‘O’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • WSQ Advanced Certificate OR
  • WSQ ES WPLN Level 5 and above

International Students:

  • High School Diploma equivalent to GCE ‘O’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • Qualifications from professional institutes may be considered on a case-by-case basic OR
  • Pass Entrance Test

English Language Requirement –

  • Possess a minimum credit in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or its equivalent OR
  • IELTS score 4.5 or TOEFL score 450

ALL Students are required to have basic knowledge of computer and Microsoft Office

Graduation Requirements

Student must fulfil the following requirements:

  • 75% attendance rate of total training hours per module
  • Assessed and be competent for every module
Student Pass Holders – a minimum of 90% attendance per month will be required.

Certificate Issuance

Upon succcessful completion of the course, trainee will be awarded the WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA). WSQ Certification is nationally endorsed and recognised by industry partners.

Who Should Attend

  • Footwear Designer
  • Footwear Technician
  • Footwear Artisan
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Engineering Consultant
  • Footwear Technical Designer
  • Footwear Product Developer
  • Footwear Merchandiser / Purchaser / Buyer

Key Learning Areas

  • Footwear tools, footwear equipment and machineries
  • Men’s shoe components
  • Techniques for cutting footwear components
  • Seams
  • Material used for Men’s shoes
  • Men’s shoe construction
  • Cement or adhesive and its application
  • Safety regulations with regards to use of adhesive, tools and equipment
  • Finishing and polishing processes
  • Criteria of evaluation for men’s shoes

Course Duration

Training Hours 40 hours
Assessment Hours 2 hours
Total Hours 42 hours

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WSQ Course Fee Singaporean
(WTS a)
(SSG Grant c)
(ETSS d)
International Students
Full course fee S$ 1,990.00 S$ 1,990.00 S$ 1,990.00 S$ 1,990.00 S$ 1,990.00
Less: SSG Grant (S$ 1,393.00) (S$ 1,393.00) (S$ 1,393.00) (S$ 1,393.00) -
Course Fee after SSG Grant S$ 597.00 S$ 597.00 S$ 597.00 S$ 597.00 S$ 1,990.00
Add: Application Fee - - - - -
Add: 7% GST* S$ 41.79 S$ 41.79 S$ 41.79 S$ 41.79 S$ 139.30
Course Fee including GST S$ 638.79 S$ 638.79 S$ 638.79 S$ 638.79 S$ 2,129.30
Less: WTS (S$ 497.50) - - - -
Less: SFMCES - (S$ 398.00) - - -
Total Nett Course Fee Payable S$ 141.29 S$ 240.79 S$ 638.79 S$ 638.79 # S$ 2,129.30

a: Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) - Aged ≥ 35 years and earning ≤ $2,000/month
b: SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (SFMCES) - All Singaporeans aged 40 years and above
c: SSG Grant - All Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents
d: Enhanced Training Support Susidy (ETSS) - SME with employment size ≤ 200 or annual sales turnover ≤ S$ 100 million

* GST Formula as follows:
Course fee after SSG grant x 7% GST = GST
# SME can claim additional 20% of full gross fee under ETSS where applicable