Basic Footwear Pattern Making

Online Short Course Footwear Design and Product Development
Learn how to create patterns for a variety of ladies shoes and men’s classic shoes from a shoe-making expert. Experience patternmaking from 3D to 2D.

Get involved with your shoes on a whole new level. Shape the curves and lines of your shoes – discover the various stages and techniques. Learn from the shoe expert on how to create patterns for a variety of ladies shoes and men’s classic shoes. You will experience pattern making from 3D to 2D. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024

The Details


    Registered Title: (Basic Footwear Pattern Making )

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2022014448

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Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:32:00 Trainer Facilitated Hours (On Campus/Virtual):30:00 Self-Directed E-learning Hours:00:00 Assessment Hours:02:00
  • Prepare the last for pattern making through masking for men’s and ladies’ shoe types.
  • Mark critical points and sketch out the design on the last and according to design specifications.
  • Remove the masking from the last and flatten it on the pattern drafting paper.
  • Identify the difference for the inside part of the last as per design specifications.
  • Create a sectional frame to build a design with specific propositions.
  • Make amendments to meet design specifications.
Key Learning Areas
  • Anatomy of the foot in relation to the last and pattern.
  • Type of shoes and lasts.
  • Shoe size measurements and conversions.
  • Footwear constructions.
  • Techniques in masking and marking on the last.
  • Techniques in taping the last, removing the mask pattern, and flattening on the paper.
  • Sectional, net and lining pattern of the shoe.
Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be awarded a Certificate in Basic Footwear Pattern Making.
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Items Required For Class

  • You will need a laptop OR computer OR tablet, whichever you prefer, for viewing your E-books
  • Devices need to have a working camera and a microphone.


We do not offer any make-up or replacement classes.

Yes! You can use any SkillsFuture Credits you have to pay for course fees.

We highly discourage you from missing any classes since the entire program is designed to be hands-on intensive. There is also a minimum attendance requirement of 75% of training hours for Singaporean and PRs, and 90% of training hours for international students. If you do not meet the 75% attendance requirement, you will not be eligible to enjoy subsidies nor to sit for the assessment. Make sure you block off your time during your training with us or find an intake option that will ensure you do not miss any classes. You will only wish that you had more time in the class!

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