Cape Town: 5-Day Essential Skills Course

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

Upcoming available dates:

Oct:             04 to 08;   11 to 15; 18 to 22;   25 to 29

Nov:             01 to 05;   08 to 12;   15 to 19

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

      Venue: 7 Turner Street, Bellville, or as per individual arrangement.

      R8,000 per person (start-up toolkit excluded) OR 

      R11,500 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.



      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.