Digital Footwear Design (New)

Online Short Course Footwear Design and Product Development
Draw various shoe designs and render them on Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Convey your concepts in a professional presentation with technical specifications.

Take your design from paper to working digital file using computer aided design software such as adobe illustrator. You will learn how to draw various shoe designs and render them on this platform to reflect the qualities and details of your design. A must technique for every designer to convey your creative concepts in a professional presentation with technical specifications. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024

The Details


    Registered Title: (Digital Footwear Design )

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2022014423

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Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:36:00 Trainer Facilitated Hours (On Campus/Virtual):32:00 Self-Directed E-learning Hours:00:00 Assessment Hours:04:00
  • Identify the tools, menu, and palette functions of CAD design software to draw footwear design.
  • Sketch footwear design with CAD design software using a last template.
  • Create footwear designs by modifying templates in CAD design software in accordance with the footwear design requirements.
  • Convert footwear design into a technical sketch by adding the finishing and seam details.
  • Ascertain different modes of output, graphic files, and formats for CAD design software for footwear design and presentation.
  • Interface between different CAD design software to optimize footwear illustration.
  • Simulate rendering to the CAD footwear technical illustrations to make it three-dimensional (3D).
  • Evaluate the CAD footwear design illustrations.
  • Make necessary changes in the CAD footwear design illustrations for any non-conformances.
Key Learning Areas
  • Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop Function.
  • Types of CAD software and its interfaces.
  • Types of footwear and structure.
  • Industry technical footwear sketches.
  • Basic editing of the footwear illustration.
  • Basic rendering techniques for the footwear design.
  • Types of footwear finishing.
  • Footwear materials, components, and accessories.
  • ¾ view of shoe design.
Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be awarded a Certificate in Digital Footwear Design.
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Items Required For Class

Upon registering for the course, you will be required to download the latest versions of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for this course. Your laptop should meet the following minimum specifications:



  • RAM: Minimum 8GB, DD4
  • OS: Microsoft 7 or later with 64-bit support
  • Graphics Card: nVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent
  • Storage space: At least 3.1GB remaining


  • Most models purchased after 2018
  • Graphics Card: nVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent
  • Storage space: At least 3.1GB remaining

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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!

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

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

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