Certificate III in Footwear


Footwear production and repair is a trade that has a long history. Our trainers are passionate about working with you to learn the fundamentals of footwear design, construction, and repair. 

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Career Pathways

With this qualification under your belt, you will be equipped to gain initial employment in job roles such as a shoerepairer, footwear production worker, shoemaker or leather craftsman.

Important Information


MST30416 Certificate III in Footwear (19 units)


Apprentice or Industry professional 


Full time: 36 months

Part time: 72 months

Delivery Method


What you will learn

MSMENV272 – Participate in environmentally Sustainable work practices 
Work Safely
Communicate in the workplace
MSS402051 –
Apply quality standards
MSTFP2001 –
Identify materials used in footwear production
MSTGN3002 –
Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes
MSTGN3003 –
Estimate and Cost Job
MSTFR3001 –
Replace full sole and heel
MSTFR3006 –
Undertake specialised footwear repair techniques
MSTFR3005 –
Dye footwear or leather product
MSTFP3001 –
Cut leather by hand 
Work in a team
MSTGN2018 –
Work in the TCF industry
MSTGN2005 –
Perform minor maintenance
MSTFR2002 –
Supply and fit new heel block
MSTGN2010 –
Perform tasks to support production
MSTFR2003 –
Attach Non-slip Sole or heel top piece
MSTFR2005 –
Sew or Patch by Machine
MSTFR2004 –
Replace Half Leather Sole

Our students at work

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