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Bespoke Series: Men's Derby Shoes (Bespoke Series: Men's Derby Shoes)

Overview

In this module, you will learn how to construct men’s Derby Shoes using traditional techniques – such as hand-welting, hand-lasting, and hand-stitching. Students will be introduced to specialised tools and a full spectrum of age-old techniques used by a master artisan to create a pair of bespoke Derby Shoes – from pattern-making to the completed product. This experience will give you the foundational knowledge to craft a pair of shoes that you can take pride in its durability, perfection, and traditional shoemaking techniques.

Modules (1)
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    Bespoke Series: Men's Derby Shoes
    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 128:00 00:00
    In this module, you will learn how to construct men’s Derby Shoes using traditional techniques – such as hand-welting, hand-lasting, and hand-stitching. Students will be introduced to specialised tools and a full spectrum of age-old techniques used by a master artisan to create a pair of bespoke Derby Shoes – from pattern-making to the completed product. This experience will give you the foundational knowledge to craft a pair of shoes that you can take pride in its durability, perfection, and traditional shoemaking techniques.
    128:00
Course Duration
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 128:00
 Objectives
  • To design and draw patterns for men's derby shoes
  • To differentiate, identify and use various tools used in the art of bespoke shoemaking for men's derby shoes
  • To create patterns for men's derby shoes and transferring the pattern onto leather
  • To cut, shape and decorate different components for the creation of the shoe upper for men's derby shoes
  • To create insoles, Toe Caps and Heel Counters for men's derby shoe upper 
  • To stitch and last the upper
  • Using techniques such as hand-welting to stitch and attach both welt and sole to the men's derby shoes upper
  • To inspect and analyse the completed shoes and make corrections where necessary

 

 Entry Requirement

Singapore/PR Students/International Students:

  • Priority to Footwear Diploma students and past graduates who took Construct classes with hand-welting technique or Blake Mckay method of construction earlier

All applications are subject to review by the management team.

 Graduation Requirements

Student must fullfill the following requirements:

  • 75% attendance rate of total training hours per module 
  • Completion for a pair of Derby Shoes
 Key Learning Areas

Key Learning Areas:

  • Identify Tools used in Bespoke Shoe Making
  • Techniques used in Bespoke Shoe Making
  • Evaluate the shoes in terms of construction and aesthetic
  • Polish and finish shoes
 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
  • Cobblers
 Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, student will be awarded the Certificate of Competency by TaF.tc
 Selection of Materials
Japanese Leathers:
  • Participants will get to choose between, black, dark brown and tan coloured Japanese calfskin leather as a basic choice.
  • The Japanese calfskin provided is specially tanned in Japan using traditional methods, it takes shoe polishes extremely well and will create a very long lasting pair of bespoke shoes which will only get softer and better over time.

Italian Leather (Additional $70)

  • Participants can choose to upgrade from Japanese to Italian leather for an additional charge. The choices include, olive green, natural and camel. The Italian provided comes from the famous Badalassi Carlo tannery. Which creates beautiful full-grain leathers in natural colours. These leathers, will be very long lasting and develop and beautiful patina over time.

Wooden Lasts:

  • Participants will receive 1 pair of wooden lasts over the duration of the course. It will consist of 1 pair for Derby Shoes. 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.

Total Material Costs Breakdown:

$550-Derby Upper + one pair of Derby last

 

Course Fee
Singaporean/PRs (SSG)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 6,800.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 6,120.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 48.44
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 740.44
Singaporean (WTS)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 6,800.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 6,120.00
  • Less: WTS S$ 340.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 48.44
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 400.44
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 6,800.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 6,120.00
  • Less: SFMCES -
  • GST (7%) S$ 48.44
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 740.44
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$ 6,800.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 6,120.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 48.44
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 740.44
International Students
  • Full Course Fee S$ 6,800.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • NA NA
  • NA NA
  • GST (7%) S$ 476.84
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 7,288.84
Course Schedule (Full Time)
Bespoke Series: Men's Derby Shoes
  • Date 23 May 2019 to 02 Jun 2019
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Location NA
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