Footwear Design and Product Development

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TaF.tc's Advanced Certificate in Footwear Design and Product Development

Overview

TaF.tc's Advanced Certificate in Footwear Design and Product Development gives a foundational overview from digital shoe design, understanding the various components of footwear and their construction techniques, to methods of caring for one's finished shoes.

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Course Structure

TaF.tc's Advanced Certificate in Footwear Design and Product Development will be conducted in the form of lectures, discussions, demonstrations, case studies, practical exercises, role-plays and hands-on activities.

Modules (6)

  • 1
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 32:00 02:00
    This course provides a hands on learning experience to cut, stitch and construct a pair of ladies high heel strappy sandal with access to special tools and equipment. You will not only learn to self-evaluate the product for quality but will also learn how to rectify mistakes. With guidance from our professional, take a look into the world of traditional shoe making and craft a pair that’s uniquely yours.
    34:00
  • 2
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    00:00 32:00 02:00
    In a unique hands on experience, this course allows you to create your very own pair of ladies court shoes. You will learn to cut leather components from existing patterns, stitch upper, cement the outsole and use special tools and equipment. With guidance from our professional trainers, take a look into the world of traditional shoe making and craft a pair that’s uniquely yours.
    34:00
  • 3
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 40:00 02:00
    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.
    42:00
  • 4
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 07:00 01:00
    Do you often get confused in recognizing natural leather? Wrinkles, scars, creases, discolorations, wear and tear on your beloved leather products. Learn about leather sources, their unique characteristics and quality in this course. You will get hands on experience on how to identify and care for your leather products. Revive and extend the life of your leather goods with the proper maintenance and right tools. Learn how to care and maintain your leather products. Making your leather maintenance fuss free.
    08:00
  • 5
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    08:00 12:00 02:00
    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.
    22:00
  • 6
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    E-learning Training Assessment
    00:00 32:00 04:00
    Take your design from paper to working digital file using computer aided design software such as adobe illustrator.
    36:00

Course Duration

  • Course Type Part Time
  • Course Intakes SEP
  • SSG Approved Training & Assessment Hours 176
  • Total Maximum Months (Part Time) 5

Career Opportunities

  • Footwear Sales Associate / Advisor
  • Footwear CAD Designer
  • Footwear Operator / Stylist
  • Footwear Entrepreneur

Entry Requirement

Singapore/PR Students:

  • Aged 16 years and above AND
  • Possess at least 3 GCE 'N' Level credits including English and Mathematics OR
  • ES WSQ Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) Level 4 and above

International Students:

  • Aged 16 years and above AND
  • High School Diploma equivalent to GCE ‘N’ Levels with minimum grade C6 for 3 subjects, including English and Mathematics AND
  • IELTS score 4.5 or TOEFL score 450

ALL Students are required to have basic computing skills - i.e. able to turn on the laptop, use the mouse, drag and drop files, use online search engines for research; and be a competent user of Microsoft Office.

Graduation Requirements

Student must fulfil the following requirements:

  • 75% attendance rate of total training hours per module
  • Assessed and be competent for every module

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

Certificate Issuance

Upon successful completion of each module within the course, you will be awarded the Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) Statement of Attainment (SOA) by SkillsFuture Singapore. After successful completion of all modules within the course, you will be awarded the Advanced Certificate in Footwear Design and Product Development certification by TaF.tc.

Course Fee

All Singaporean/PRs (SSG)

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

  • Application Fee S$ 100.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 7.00
  • Total Application Fees (Inclusive of GST) S$ 107.00
  • Full Course Fee S$ 9,525.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 7,145.50
  • GST (7%) S$ 166.56
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 2,546.06
Singaporean (SFMCES)

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

  • Application Fee S$ 100.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 7.00
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 107.00
  • Full Course Fee S$ 9,525.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 7,145.50
  • Less: SFMCES S$ 1,427.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 166.56
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 1,119.06
SMEs (ETSS)

Enhanced Training Support Funding (ETSS)
SME with employment size ≤ 200 or annual sales turnover ≤ S$ 100 million
Company must be registered or incorporated in Singapore
At leat 30% local shareholding is held by Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
Employees are Singaporean / PR

SME can claim additional 20% of full gross fee under ETSS where applicable
To check ETSS eligibility, contact our programme advisor at +65 3158 9328
so that they could check directly with the Grant Calculator system on your eligibility.

  • Application Fee S$ 100.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 7.00
  • Total Application Fees(Inclusive of GST) S$ 107.00
ETSS
  • Full Course Fee S$ 9,525.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 7,145.50
  • Less: ETSS S$ 1,427.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 166.56
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 1,119.06
Non ETSS
  • Full Course Fee S$ 9,525.00
  • Less: SSG Grant S$ 7,145.50
  • GST (7%) S$ 166.56
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 2,546.06
International Students
  • Application Fee S$ 350.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 24.50
  • Total Application Fees(Inclusive of GST) S$ 374.50
  • Full Course Fee S$ 9,525.00
  • GST (7%) S$ 666.75
  • Total Fees Payable (Inclusive of GST) S$ 10,191.75

Course Schedule (Full Time)

TaF.tc's Advanced Certificate in Footwear Design and Product Development