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Introduction to Leather and Materials for Footwear (Identify and Analyse Leather and Materials for Footwear)

Overview

Leather brings a touch of luxury and prestige to footwear. As a natural material, each hide comes with its unique characteristics. Learn how to appreciate leather and its qualities; its anatomy, sources, grades and the tanning process from raw hide to a finished material.

Modules (1)
  • 1
    Introduction to Leather and Materials for Footwear
    E-learning Training Assessment
    10:00 10:00 02:00
    Leather brings a touch of luxury and prestige to footwear. As a natural material, each hide comes with its unique characteristics. Learn how to appreciate leather and its qualities; its anatomy, sources, grades and the tanning process from raw hide to a finished material.
    22:00
Course Duration
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 22:00
 Objectives
  • Identify and analyse different materials and leather types
  • Compare the differences between genuine and synthetic leather
  • Apply the various footwear materials used for upper, bottom and lining
  • Determine the material suitability for different types of shoes and different footwear manufacturing processes
  • Conduct a risk analysis of selected leather used for selected footwear and provide recommendations for alternatives
 Entry Requirement

Singapore/PR Students:

  • GCE ‘O’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • WSQ Advanced Certificate OR
  • WSQ ES WPLN Level 5 and above

International Students:

  • High School Diploma equivalent to GCE ‘O’ Level with 3 credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • Qualifications from professional institutes may be considered on a case-by-case basic OR
  • Pass TaF.tc Entrance Test

English Language Requirement –

  • Possess a minimum credit in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or its equivalent OR
  • IELTS score 4.5 or TOEFL score 450

ALL Students are required to have basic knowledge of computer and Microsoft Office

 Graduation Requirements

Student must fulfil the following requirements:

  •  75% attendance rate of total training hours per module
  •  Be found competent during written, practical and oral assessments

Student Pass Holders – a minimum of 90% attendance per month will be required

 Who Should Attend
  • Footwear Designer
  • Footwear Technical Designer
  • Footwear Product Developer
  • Footwear Technician
  • Footwear Merchandiser / Purchaser / Buyer
  • Footwear Materials Purchaser / Leather Purchaser
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Engineering Consultant
 Key Learning Areas
  • Types of leather, synthetics and textiles
  • Tanning and finishing process
  • Anatomy of leather
  • Sources of leather
  • Grades of commercial leather
  • Types of shoes and its components
  • Footwear production process
 Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, student will be awarded the Statement of Attainment (SOA) for WSQ Identify and Analyse Leather and Materials for Footwear. WSQ Certification is nationally endorsed and recognised by industry partners.
Course Fee
Singaporean/PRs (SSG)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,135.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 794.50
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 24.68
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 377.18
Singaporean (WTS)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,135.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 794.50
  • Less: WTS S$ 283.75
  • GST (7%) S$ 24.68
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 93.43
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,135.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 794.50
  • Less: SFMCES S$ 227.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 24.68
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 150.18
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$ 1,135.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 794.50
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 24.68
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 377.18
International Students
  • Full Course Fee S$ 1,135.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • NA NA
  • NA NA
  • GST (7%) S$ 80.29
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 1,227.29
Course Schedule (Full Time)
Introduction to Leather and Materials for Footwear
  • Date 28 Feb 2019 to 06 Mar 2019
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
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Introduction to Leather and Materials for Footwear
  • Date 06 Jun 2019 to 11 Jun 2019
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
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Introduction to Leather and Materials for Footwear
  • Date 29 Aug 2019 to 03 Sep 2019
  • Day Full Day
  • Time 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Location Thye Hong Centre
  • Registration Open Apply Now