Certificate Program in Footwear Designing

Certificate Program in Footwear Designing

The prime objective of this program is to equip the learners with the identified knowledge and skills required as footwear designers in the field of designing & pattern engineering. Participants are therefore expected to attain competency in the area of footwear designing and pattern cutting. The second element of the proposed course curriculum is the continuous assessment process throughout the training program.

The objective of this training program in footwear designing is to develop the capacities of designers to handle technical aspects. The skillset requirement covering relevant knowledge components are addressed in the course curriculum. The curriculum has been designed on the principle of KSA (Knowledge – Skill- Attitude) based learning emphasizing the mastering of the skills & knowledge through a self-assessment process.

Footwear designing is a dynamic field of fashion design. A career in the field of Footwear Designing is for those aspirants who have a keen interest in footwear and everything related to it. Footwear designers come up with creative and innovative ideas for shoes and other types of footwear. These designers work for various brands, fashion houses, high street stores, catalogue companies and specialist manufacturers of leisure and sportswear. The designing industry has become highly competitive these days, so it is important for those entering this career path to have a thorough knowledge, aptitude, skills and interest in the fashion industry. So the main objective of this program is to train the learners in designing of various styles like derby, oxford, slip-on, ankle boot, ladies sandals, slippers etc.


Certificate Program in Footwear Designing

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12th Pass


3 Months


must not be below 18 years.

No. of Seats



30,000/- + GST. Fees may vary from campus to campus.


Full time regular classes 5 days in a week at any campus of FDDI. Refer FDDI website for complete address.

Medium of Instructions

The medium of instruction of this program shall be bilingual in English / Hindi.

Admission Procedure

Admission will be on the basis of interview and availability of seats on first come first serve basis.


Institute will assist in placement.

Contact Person

Center In-charge & HoD footwear of the FDDI campuses. (Contact Details)

Transportation Facility

On payment basis subject to the availability.


Hostel facility may be provided on availability and charged separately.

In House Facility

Library, access to related machines & equipment in workshops and use of Hardware & Software in IT lab during the period of training.


Ability to read & write.

Physical Fitness

Mentally & physically fit to meet industrial requirement.

Target Audience:

Any citizen of India who meets the eligibility requirements and capable of participating in the learning activities is entitled to take part in the programs.

Career Opportunity:

The prime objective of this program is to equip the learners with the identified knowledge and skills required as footwear designers in the This course has been designed & prepared by Footwear Design & Development Institute for helping the Indian footwear Industry in the training of the footwear personnel who wish to upgrade their knowledge and want to start their career in the area of designing and pattern engineering with the focus on footwear technology.

Mode of Delivery:

The training program is a full-time formal program on supervisory level technical skills. The mode of delivery is the demonstration, lecture, lab practices & through discussion with requisite technical knowledge. The time spent by the learners in the industry will give them enough exposure to the actual world of work and enable them to get hands-on experience.

These modalities will be utilized before the learners are exposed to the industry environment.

The mode of delivery may be as below:

1. Class room Lecture
2. Work shop lecture
3. Demonstration
4. Industrial visits*
5. Work shop practical

Self-learning tools:

1. Projects
2. Assignments
3. Problem Solving

Attendance Policy:

1. Student shall maintain minimum 80 per cent attendance.
2. Not more than 3 written warnings / adverse entry by the academic council for the indiscipline.

Evaluation Criteria:

Continuous Assessment: 80%

Assessment Type Marks Weightage Total Weighted Marks
Practical 40 80
Viva 20
Project/Assignment 20

Final Assessment: 20%

Assessment Type                                                  Marks Weightage Total Weighted Marks
Theory 40 20

Course outline of Program:

Sr. No.                                                       Title of Course Hours Mode of Training
1. Product Knowledge/Material Foundation 30 Theory
2. Men & Boys Styles 120 Theory/Practical
3. Ladies & Kids Styles 120 Theory/Practical
4. Design Specification & CAD/CAM 60 Theory/Practical
5. Foot Comfort 30 Theory


To be eligible for award of final certificate, the candidate is required to meet the following conditions:

1. After successful completion of all the modules & subjects defined under curriculum of this course where theory & practical shall be cleared separately.
2. Final Certificate will be awarded on submission of NOC duly signed by the Library, Computer Centre, All concerned labs, Training Department, Hostel and Accounts Office.
3. Certificate will be prepared by head office Noida Training Department and signed by the Center In-Charge & HoD Footwear of the respective campuses.

* All costs related to industrial visit to be borne by the students.
* The institute reserves the right to cancel/postpone/amend the course schedule/ and contents without prior notice.
* Please contact the campus regarding Fees, Transport facility and Hostel Accommodation.