WSQ Sketch Footwear Design

­­Pick up the art of sketching various footwear styles to scale using a systematic approach. You will get hands on experience on how to transfer sketches to technical designs and how to create technical specification sheet to communicate clearly your design concepts to the production team.


  • Ascertain footwear components and parts as per industry norms
  • Determine points of measurement to draw the last and footwear structure
  • Determine fundamentals and method of footwear sketching as per industry norms
  • Develop footwear styles to inspiration from image
  • Sketch various footwear styles to scale using the given specifications
  • Add technical specifications to the developed sketches
  • Evaluate the footwear technical sketches in accordance with given samples and measurements
  • Make amendments to the technical specification sheet for production

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
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Footwear Technical Designer
  • Footwear Product Developer
  • Footwear Merchandiser / Purchaser / Buyer

Key Learning Areas

  • Footwear structure and components
  • Types of footwear
  • Types of footwear construction
  • Point of measurements
  • Fundamental of footwear sketching
  • Seams, stitches and finishing
  • Footwear accessories
  • Technical specification sheet

Course Duration

E-Learning Hours 15 hours
Training Hours 15 hours
Assessment Hours 2 hours
Total Hours 32 hours

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WSQ Course Fee Singaporean
(WTS a)
(SSG Grant c)
(ETSS d)
International Students
Full course fee S$ 1,390.00 S$ 1,390.00 S$ 1,390.00 S$ 1,390.00 S$ 1,390.00
Less: SSG Grant (S$ 973.00) (S$ 973.00) (S$ 973.00) (S$ 973.00) -
Course Fee after SSG Grant S$ 417.00 S$ 417.00 S$ 417.00 S$ 417.00 S$ 1,390.00
Add: Application Fee - - - - -
Add: 7% GST* S$ 29.19 S$ 29.19 S$ 29.19 S$ 29.19 S$ 97.30
Course Fee including GST S$ 446.19 S$ 446.19 S$ 446.19 S$ 446.19 S$ 1,487.30
Less: WTS (S$ 347.50) - - - -
Less: SFMCES - (S$ 278.00) - - -
Total Nett Course Fee Payable S$ 98.69 S$ 168.19 S$ 446.19 S$ 446.19 # S$ 1,487.30

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