Master Series: Ladies' Pumps using Blake McKay

On Campus Short Course Footwear Design and Product Development

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.

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. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024

The Details

  • FOR SKILLSFUTURE CLAIMS

    WSQ Name: (Master Series: Ladies Pumps using Blake McKay )

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2019504476

  • total hours

    48:00

  • Mode of Learning

    On Campus

Curriculum

Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:48:00 Trainer Facilitated Hours (On Campus/Virtual):47:00 Self-Directed E-learning Hours:00:00 Assessment Hours:01:00
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
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.
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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.

Testimonials
30/07/2021

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!

Theresa Chan

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FAQs

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

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!

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