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WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR ??


APPLY NOW FOR THIS


FLAGSHIP COURSE THAT


HAS SET SO MANY ON THE


ROAD TO SUCCESS!!

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OUR FAMOUS SHORT COURSE IN FOOTWEAR DESIGN

The ideal start off point for a career in footwear. Combine this 2 month course with our custom courses and you will learn everything you need to know about footwear and building your own ranges.

Say no to plug-ins.

DEVELOP YOUR OWN RANGES

We help our students to devlop their own ranges in a cost effective way by providing them with a choice of fashionable bases to start on. By sourcing and supplying the basic components the student ranges are up and running immediately.

NEW !!! Now our students have access to having their own sneakers made.

We have partnered with a local sneaker manufacturer who is willing to manufacture our students sneakers on their behalf.

SHORT COURSES

Footwear Design.

The short courses in footwear design run in Pretoria, Cape Town, Johannesburg and durban at variouse times during the year. See our calander for the next course in your area.

ONLINE COURSES

Study footwear design in the comfort of your own home.

Why not do our one year course in footwear design online? All you need is a digital camera or scanner, computeror i-pad and internet access. We provide the rest.

Footwear Infrastructure Systems

Product development support and Incubation

The Footwear Design and Technology School of SA is an affiliate of Footwear Infrastructure systems and integrated group of companies offering students access to a high-tech development studio as well as turn-key factories and retail outlets.

MAKE-A-SHOE WORKSHOPS

COME JOIN THESE WEEKLY WORKSHOPS WHERE YOU CHOOSE YOUR MATERIALS AND PATTERNS AND MAKE YOUR OWN SHOES. BEST OF ALL YOU TAKE HOME A PAIR OF UNIQUE ONE-OF-A-KIND SHOES TO WEAR. MORNINGS, AFTERNOONS AND EVENING WORKSHOPS.

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On 12 December 2015 we hosted the first footwear design seminar in SA, making this an historical event. The guest speaker, renowned Italian footwear designer Francesco Lofaro delivered an awsome presentation which left the attendees extremely excited. We would like to thank all the attendees especially those from as far as Durban and PE who made it.

A special thanks to Patti Quinton for all her efforts in making this a success.

 

 MORE INFORMATION

 

The footwear Design and technology School of South Africa, is the first of its kind in the country, this unique school, which was established in 2009 by leading Footwear Designer and Technologist Glyn Giani. The school focuses on education in footwear design, development and manufacturing and aims to provide a vast knowledge and grounded understanding of leather goods, development and construction.

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Our Vision & Mission

 

Association with the Footwear Infrastructure Systems (FIS) shoe factory incubator, the students will not only gain the skills needed to enter into a variety of careers that this exciting industry has to offer, but will also have access to a unique support system needed to establish themselves in the South African footwear industry

Our mission is to provide knowledge that will create a rich database of skilful professionals that will enhance, improve and transform the footwear sector in Africa. To create employable as well as self-sustainable graduates that will not only benefit the sector but will also benefit the economy. To be a training provider for the footwear industry as a whole and to train top-end, world class footwear designers that can compete on an international level and provide leadership to the footwear industry in Africa. Also to be an entity that does not limit our responsibility to training but to continual development of the student through affiliated incubation programs and online training. 

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Our Students

 

The schools purpose is to grow the footwear industry with skills and knowledge of the industry. Footwear design is a unique career with much potential but a lack of human resource and skill.

We assist all our students where we can;

  • We advise and assist students in developing their own ranges
  • We assist students in establishing their own factories
  • We consult in anything related to the footwear industry

This is all intended to assist students to develop their own ranges and put it into the market. The in-depth assistance and service is available to students who have completed one of our courses.

DOWNLOAD OUR FULL BROCHURE HERE

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