It’s basically the making of footwears. Footwear refers to things people wear on their feet. It encompasses slippers, sandals and shoes. Due to the duration, the training is limited to slippers, sandals and belt making.
Trainees are shown the different tools and materials needed in making footwears
• Upper (it’s the upper part of every footwear and different types materials can be used e.g leather, jean/denim, aso-oke and Ankara)
• Insole (this is the platform where your feet steps on. Hard board, maco and lining are used to make the feet comfortable)
• Sole (this is the under surface of every footwear. It can either be leather, rubber or PVC)

  • Feet measurement /anatomy
  • Pattern design and development
  • Leather clicking
  • Leather closing
  • Lasting, soling and finishing
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  • Modules 0/0

    1: Introduction to shoe making and wrapping of last.
    2: Pattern cutting for slipper and sandal
    3: Cutting of upper materials and creating insole.
    4: Lasting the upper and Practical
    5: Student Practical
    6: The Business of Shoe making and Excursion
    7: Belt training and Student Practical
    8/9/10: Practical and Induction Ceremony

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  • Learning Objectives 0/0

    a) Students will learn the basics of making belt, slippers and sandals.
    b) Students will be developed in the business side of footwear making.
    c) Students would be able to draw or sketch

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  • Materials Needed 0/0

    1. Last
    2. Filing Machine
    3. Pincers
    4. Gum brush
    5. Shoe brush
    6. Shoe toucher
    7. Shoe polish
    8. Cardboard
    9. Marco
    10. Masking tape
    11. Hardboard
    12. Hammer
    13. Mallet
    14. Rivet pins
    15. Knife
    16. Leather
    17. Lining
    18. Dye for leather
    19. Sole
    20. Buckle
    21. Leather marker
    22. Sand paper ( rough and smooth)
    23. Measuring tape
    24. Punchers
    25. Scissors
    26. Gum
    27. Dust mask
    28. Tack nails
    29. Belt straps
    30. Belt buckle and pins
    31. Moccasin thread
    32. Wood for filing machine
    33. Heavy duty scissor

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  • Buyer Guide 0/0

    1. In shoe making buying inexpensive material is as simple as buying fake materials.
    2. The qualities of good and expensive materials vary from inexpensive materials because they are of low quality.
    3. Buying inexpensive materials depreciates or devalues the quality in your work.
    4. Buying inexpensive materials decrease the value and trust between you and your customers.
    5. The texture of any inexpensive material is light when touched and it wears out quickly.

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