Shoe Making: Men's Derby

On Campus Short Course Footwear Design and Product Development

Craft your very own pair of men’s shoes. With access to special tools and machinery, learn shoe making skills and techniques under the guidance of industry professionals.

This course provides a unique hands on experience to make your very own pair of men’s shoes. With access to special tool and machinery, craft your own pair of men’s shoes under the guidance of our professional trainers. Taking a peek into the world of bespoke shoes, you will learn skills and techniques that goes into traditional shoe making. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024

The Details


    WSQ Name: (WSQ Construct Men's Shoes )

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2013500822

  • total training hours


  • Mode of Learning

    On Campus


Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:42:00 Training Hours:40:00 e-Learning Hours:00:00 Assessment Hours:02:00
  • Identify tools, equipment and components required to construct men’s shoes in accordance to industry norms or organizational standards
  • Comprehend step by step process in men's shoes production
  • Cut and skive shoe uppers and other components based on given shoe patterns
  • Stitch shoe uppers, other components and accessories
  • Assemble the various shoes’ components to complete the men’s shoes
  • Perform finishing on men’s shoes
  • Evaluate the workmanship and construction of the men’s shoes
  • Take corrective actions to rectify abnormalities/defects
Key Learning Areas
  • Footwear tools, footwear equipment and machineries
  • Men’s shoe components
  • Techniques for cutting footwear components
  • Seams
  • Material used for Men’s shoes
  • Men’s shoe construction
  • Cement or adhesive and its application
  • Safety regulations with regards to use of adhesive, tools and equipment
  • Finishing and polishing processes
  • Criteria of evaluation for men’s shoes
Certificate Issuance
Upon successful completion of the course, student will be awarded the Statement of Attainment (SOA) for WSQ Construct Men's Shoes. WSQ Certification is nationally endorsed and recognised by industry partners.
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Items Required For Class

Before your class begins, we would like you to make sure that you have the following items so that the class can proceed smoothly.

  • apron
  • sharp scissors
  • small empty recycled jar with cap for glue
  • small paint brush for glue


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

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

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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