Bespoke Series: Last Making

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Bespoke Series: Last Making (Bespoke Series: Last Making)

Overview

The shoe last embodies both the spirit, and the core principles of the art of shoe-making. Crafting the perfect last not only requires a meticulous attention to detail, a thorough understanding of measurement techniques, and expert design skills. In this module, you’ll learn how to use the right techniques to measure different aspects of a person’s feet, and translate those measurements from paper designs and Adobe Illustrator into a bespoke three-dimensional shoe last.

Course Specialities
  • Footwear Design and Product Development
Modules (1)
  • 1
    Bespoke Series: Last Making
    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 80:00 00:00
    The shoe last embodies both the spirit, and the core principles of the art of shoe-making. Crafting the perfect last not only requires a meticulous attention to detail, a thorough understanding of measurement techniques, and expert design skills. In this module, you’ll learn how to use the right techniques to measure different aspects of a person’s feet, and translate those measurements from paper designs and Adobe Illustrator into a bespoke three-dimensional shoe last.
    80:00
Course Duration
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 80:00
 Objectives
  • To be able to take essential measurements from a person's foot
  • Learn to use paper patterns and adobe illustrator to design and develop the final last design
  • Learn to use traditional techniques to create the final customised wooden last to fit the measured fit
  • Check and evaluate finished last
  • Make corrections to finished last if required
 Register your interest!
 Entry Requirement

All students must have attended and be found competent in the following modules:

  • Pre-requisite for Last making class: Students must have completed Bespoke Series: Men's Derby Shoes and Bespoke Series: Men's Oxford Shoes 

All applications are subject to review by the management team.

 Graduation Requirements

Student must fulfil the following requirements:

  • 75% attendance rate of total training hours per module
 Key Learning Areas
  • Translate foot measurements to Adobe Illustrator and paper patterns
  • Use Adobe Illustrator to conceive final last design to fit the measure foot (You do not need prior knowledge for Adobe Illustrator)
  • Use techniques to add or remove material on wooden last 
  • Evaluate final shape of the last and make corrections if needed
 Who Should Attend
  • Footwear Designer 
  • Footwear Technician
  • Footwear Artisan
  • Leather Craftsman
  • Entrepreneurs interested in starting their own footwear business
  • Footwear Technical Designer
  • Footwear Product Developer
 Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, student will be awarded the Statement of Attainments (SOA) for for Bespoke Series: Last Making
 Selection of Materials

Wooden Lasts:

  • Participants will receive 1 pair of wooden lasts over the duration of the course. Wooden lasts are essential in the art of bespoke making because it allows the material to be removed or added easily which gives the maker the ability to accentuate natural curves and make minor adjustments over time.

$200-One pair of blank wooden last

Course Fee
All Singaporean/PRs (SSG)

SkillsFuture Singapore Grant (SSG)
All Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents

  • Full Course Fee S$ 3,980.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 3,582.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 28.70
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 438.70
Singaporean (SFMCES)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Funding (SFMCES)
All Singaporeans aged 40 years and above

  • Full Course Fee S$ 3,980.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 3,582.00
  • Less: SFMCES -
  • GST (7%) S$ 28.70
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 438.70
Singaporean (WTS)

Workfare Training Scheme (WTS)
Aged ≥ 35 years and earning ≤ $2,000/month

  • Full Course Fee S$ 3,980.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 3,582.00
  • Less: WTS S$ 199.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 28.70
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 239.70
SMEs (ETSS)

Enhanced Training Support Funding (ETSS)
SME with employment size ≤ 200 or annual sales turnover ≤ S$ 100 million
SME can claim additional 20% of full gross fee under ETSS where applicable

  • Full Course Fee S$ 3,980.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 3,582.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 28.70
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 438.70
International Students
  • Full Course Fee S$ 3,980.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • NA NA
  • NA NA
  • GST (7%) S$ 279.44
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 4,271.44
Course Schedule (Full Time)