Namibia: 5-Day Essential Skills Course

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


  • 1 to 5 May 2023
  • Farm Hermanstal, 18km from Otavi on the Grootfontein Road)


  • 8 to 12 May 2023


  • 15 to 19 May 2023
  • Venue to be confirmed
Venue: To be confirmed per course location.

Cost & Payment terms:

From R14 950 per person (start-up toolkit included).

Payment options EFT/Debit/Credit/RCS/Mobicred.

  • 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 Laptop Bag, Handbag, Tote Bag or Back-Pack.
  • Patterns in addition to those of the items you manufactured.
  • 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.