Inland: 5-Day Essential Skills Course

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


  • February: 1 to 5;  Kempton Park - FULLY BOOKED

    Available dates are updated on the applicable course registration form: 

      Venue: To be confirmed per course location.
      Cost: 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.