Inland & Coastal: 5-Day Essential Skills Course

Duration: Monday to Friday from 08h30 to 16h30.
Upcoming Dates:

Nov:       29 - 03 Dec:  Durban                    - R13 995 pp

Feb:        8  to 12:    Pretoria                       -  R13 500 pp

Feb:       14  to 18:    JHB, Fourwyas          -  R13 500 pp

For availability, refer to the applicable registration form via the BOOKINGS TAB.

    Venue: To be confirmed per course location.
    Cost: From  R13,500   per person (start-up toolkit included).
    • Refer to our online store for all items included in the start-up toolkit to the value of R3,500.
    • Leather and all else you need to manufacture at least a belt sample and one of a Handbag, Tote Bag or Back-Pack.
    • Patterns in addition to those of the items you manufactured.
    • Daily light lunch will be served during a 30-minute break.
    • Refreshments.


    Key areas to be covered:

    Introduction to types of leather, reading leather & leather care.

    The practical use and maintenance of hand tools.

    Hand-stitching techniques.

    Coloring of vegetable tanned leather.

    Basic product & pattern design, layout and cutting.

    Manufacturing from start to finish, workflow, lining, fitment of zips, hardware, straps, handles, and slings.

    Supplier information and notes on product costing.