Bespoke Series: Last Making (New)

On Campus Short Course Masterclass

Learn how to craft the perfect last in this hands-on course and gain a thorough understanding of measurement techniques and expert design skills.

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. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024

The Details


    Registered Title: (Bespoke Series: Last Making )

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2019502797

  • total hours


  • Mode of Learning

    On Campus


Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:80:00 Trainer Facilitated Hours (On Campus/Virtual):79:00 Self-Directed E-learning Hours:00:00 Assessment Hours:01:00
  • 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
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
Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, student will be awarded's Certificate of Completion. 
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Items Required For Class

Please be aware that in addition to the course fee below, students are required to pay an additional $350 GST for the shoe materials for this set.


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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