Footwear Components and Construction

Online Short Course Footwear Design and Product Development

Learn about the different shoe components and the shoe manufacturing process. After this class, you’ll know how to design and produce shoes of good quality.

A huge factor determining the cost and durability of a pair of footwear is the construction method. This course breaks down a shoe into different components and provides an overview of the manufacturing process. Through this course you will analyse various components, accessories, materials and construction methods enabling you to comprehend the underlying issues in design, prototyping and production of constructing shoes of good quality. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024

The Details


    WSQ Name: (WSG CCP Identify Footwear Component and Construction (Synchronous and Asynchronous E-Learning))

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2022011748

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Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:22:00 Trainer Facilitated Hours (On Campus/Virtual):12:00 Self-Directed E-learning Hours:08:00 Assessment Hours:02:00
  • Identify footwear components and accessories for different types of footwear
  • Identify the processes in footwear production from design to finish product for different types of footwear
  • Analyze footwear to determine its construction and assembly process
  • Evaluate the quality of a shoe construction against established criteria
  • Recommend alternative constructions to improve quality, price and lead-time
Key Learning Areas
  • Types of footwear
  • Footwear anatomy
  • Footwear components
  • Footwear accessories
  • Footwear construction
  • Adhesives and laminates
  • Finishing and polishing
  • Criteria of evaluation for footwear quality
Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, student will be awarded the Statement of Attainment (SOA) for WSQ Identify Footwear Component and Construction. WSQ Certification is nationally endorsed and recognised by industry partners.
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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 and E-Learning.
*Devices need to have a working camera and a microphone.


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!

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

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