Course Title: Assemble and finish custom-made shoe

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4238 Certificate IV in Custom made Footwear

Course Title: Assemble and finish custom-made shoe

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2010,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Robyn Lyons

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259118

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit applies to manual or machine assembly and finish of custom-made shoes according to pattern specifications. The degree of complexity will depend on the leather and other materials used and intricacy of the design. Discretion and judgement may be required for both self and others in planning and selecting processes, procedures or outcomes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFP4004B Assemble and finish custom-made shoe


1. Set up workstation

2. Perform preparatory work on shoe

3. Last the shoe

4. Assemble the shoe

5. Finish shoe

Learning Outcomes

in this unit the learner will develop the skills associated with interpreting work specifications, planning and organising for safe and effective use of specialised custom made footwear construction technology and operations. This unit also requires an ability to check the quality of outcomes and identify and address problems relating to own work. Initiative and enterprise and problem solving will be used to combine a range of materials and processes to achieve desired design outcomes.

Overview of Assessment

Tasks that have not be authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is necessary. Assessment will consist of both theory and practical based exercises, predominantly in class but some out of class research and information formatting is required as well.