WSQ Evaluate Fit Comfort And Quality For Footwear

­­This course highlights the importance of quality, fit and comfort in the footwear industry. You will analyse the factors that influence these 3 key areas and how to account for them in the production of shoes across various styles in this multifaceted and interactive class.


  • Identify fundamentals of foot anatomy
  • Identify quality specification for footwear
  • Ascertain relationship between human foot and the shoe last; and vice versa
  • Conduct fit evaluation for footwear
  • Provide recommendation to improve footwear quality

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 Pattern Maker/Modelist
  • Footwear Designer
  • Footwear Technical Designer
  • Footwear Product Developer
  • Footwear Technician
  • Footwear Merchandiser, Purchaser and Buyer
  • Footwear Materials Purchaser
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Engineering Consultant

Key Learning Areas

  • Foot shapes and volumes
  • Types of footwear and their quality specification
  • Factors affecting footwear quality, fit and comfort
  • Shoe sizing system and size grading issues
  • Footwear measurement tools
  • Types of footwear defect
  • Fit evaluation criteria for footwear

Course Duration

Training Hours 20 hours
Assessment Hours 2 hours
Total Hours 22 hours

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WSQ Course Fee Singaporean
(WTS a)
(SSG Grant c)
(ETSS d)
International Students
Full course fee S$ 1,120.00 S$ 1,120.00 S$ 1,120.00 S$ 1,120.00 S$ 1,120.00
Less: SSG Grant (S$ 784.00) (S$ 784.00) (S$ 784.00) (S$ 784.00) -
Course Fee after SSG Grant S$ 336.00 S$ 336.00 S$ 336.00 S$ 336.00 S$ 1,120.00
Add: Application Fee - - - - -
Add: 7% GST* S$ 23.52 S$ 23.52 S$ 23.52 S$ 23.52 S$ 78.40
Course Fee including GST S$ 359.52 S$ 359.52 S$ 359.52 S$ 359.52 S$ 1,198.40
Less: WTS (S$ 280.00) - - - -
Less: SFMCES - (S$ 224.00) - - -
Total Nett Course Fee Payable S$ 79.52 S$ 135.52 S$ 359.52 S$ 359.52 # S$ 1,198.40

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