Cape Town: 5-Day Essential Skills Course

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

Upcoming available dates:

 Cape Town Based:

Registration form accessible via the BOOKINGS TAB

 Aug:    22 to 26;  29 to 02 Sep;

Sep:     12 to 16;  19 to 23;  26 to 30;

 For more dates, venues & availability, refer to the applicable registration form via the BOOKINGS TAB.

    Venue: 49 Paradys Str, Brackenfell, or as per individual arrangement.

    R8 500 per person (start-up toolkit excluded) OR 

    R12 000 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 Laptop Bag, 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.