Master Series: Ladies' Pumps using Blake McKay

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Master Series: Ladies' Pumps using Blake McKay (Master Series: Ladies Pumps using Blake McKay)

Overview

Discover the roots of the ladies’ shoe-making tradition with this Master Series course under the tutelage of an expert artisan, and learn the basics of the Blake McKay technique used to construct a pair of ladies’ court shoes. From lasting a pre-constructed upper, to stitching the sole with the Blake McKay technique, this hands-on course is perfect for practicing shoemakers seeking to hone their craft.

Course Specialities
  • Masterclass
Modules (1)
  • 1
    Master Series: Ladies' Pumps using Blake McKay
    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 47:00 01:00
    Discover the roots of the ladies’ shoe-making tradition with this Master Series course under the tutelage of an expert artisan, and learn the basics of the Blake McKay technique used to construct a pair of ladies’ court shoes. From lasting a pre-constructed upper, to stitching the sole with the Blake McKay technique, this hands-on course is perfect for practicing shoemakers seeking to hone their craft.
    48:00
Course Duration
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 48:00
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 Objectives
  • Identify tools, equipment and components required to construct a pair of ladies’ court shoes
  • Comprehend the step-by-step process in ladies’ court shoes production using the Blake McKay technique
  • Hand lasting pre-constructed shoe uppers
  • Assemble the various shoes components to complete a pair of ladies’ court shoes
  • Perform finishing on ladies’ court shoes
  • Evaluate the workmanship and construction of the ladies’ court shoes
  • Take corrective actions to rectify any abnormalities or defects
 Entry Requirements

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 basis; 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 practical and oral assessments

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

 Who Should Attend
  • Footwear Designer
  • Footwear Technician
  • Footwear Artisan
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Engineering Consultant
  • Footwear Technical Designer
  • Footwear Product Developer
  • Footwear Merchandiser / Purchaser / Buyer
 Key Learning Areas
  • Footwear component
  • Techniques for cutting footwear components
  • Fundamentals of leather cutting and material consumption
  • Footwear tool, equipment and machine
  • Ladies' court shoes and their construction
  • Blake McKay Construction Technique
  • Material used for ladies' court shoes
  • Seam
  • Cement or adhesive and its application
  • Finishing and polishing process
  • Criteria of evaluation for men's shoes
  • Fastening and accessories
 Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded with TaF.tc’s Certificate of Completion in Master Series: Ladies' Pumps using Blake McKay.
Course Fee
All Singaporean/PRs (SSG)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 2,400.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 1,680.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 51.24
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 783.24
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Full Course Fee S$ 2,400.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 1,680.00
  • Less: SFMCES S$ 480.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 51.24
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 303.24
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$ 2,400.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 1,680.00
  • - -
  • GST (7%) S$ 51.24
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 783.24
International Students
  • Full Course Fee S$ 2,400.00
  • Application Fee S$ 12.00
  • NA NA
  • NA NA
  • GST (7%) S$ 168.84
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 2,580.84
Course Testimonials
Theresa Chan

Provide fantastic and inspiring courses by Japanese artisans, who hold the highest regards for their craftsmanship and pursuit of perfection. As a learner, these classes, though challenging, are eye-openers and totally enjoyable!