Available Courses and Costs

Please refer to dropdowns on this page for current pricing.

Available Courses are:
Shoe Last 1"/25mm Heel Height
4 Day group course

A higher heel 2"/50mm Heel Height course can be offered by arrangement. Note last size length maximum for this course is a UK 9. If a bigger size is required please inform us in advance so this may be accommodated.

For those interested in a measuring only and not wishing to take the full 4 Day Last Making course there is a Foot Measuring Course.
This is a 1 Day Course
This will be open as a group day once arranged and any date arranged will be posted.

A Pattern Cutting Course is also available be arrangement normally to follow a Last Making Course.
This is a 1 Day Course
This will be open as a group day once arranged and any date arranged will be posted.

Covering the method of taking measures and recording all necessary information required for making lasts and fitting of footwear including shoes and boots. With a breakdown of how to analyse the measurements taken. This will enable better results in footwear fittings and the ability to better troubleshoot any fitting issues.

Foot measuring is included in the standard courses as well as the breakdown of the measures which is covered through the 4 days.

A Course Voucher may be purchased to redeem for a course either 1 day or 4 days. An enrolment form can be filled in with a name provided and sent to an email of choice.

This makes an ideal gift. The Enrolment form may be applied to use on any of the applicable course dates available when booking or one to one course by arrangement.

There are usually at least 10 Courses staged through out a calendar year running from mid/end February through Early November. With the possibility of specially arranged dates available also.

Please Note: If a course voucher is redeemed in an other calendar year a further charge may need to be applied if there is a difference in future prices.

Group dates available, see the upcoming courses dates opposite.
Also by arrangement if specific dates are required for groups or individuals requiring one to one tuition.

All courses are open to a maximum of 6 people.

A 50% deposit is required on confirmation of booking with the balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to the course start date.

The measuring procedure is not with bare feet. Please have your normal socks to wear with you.

A blank pair of lasts are pre turned to rough size for each person attending the course. 

Please Note: We need to know your regular shoe size on booking, noting UK, EU, USA or Asian at the booking stage so that preparation can be made in time.

To register interest or book please contact:

Course running times are 9AM - 5.30PM. 

Due to the nature of the hand work these times vary subject to progress. 

Booking, deposit and balance payments:
Please use the contact form to check availability for the dates you would like to attend. Once this is confirmed we can hold a space to allow you time to then make a payment using the selection and drop down boxes on purchase a course. As stated previously the balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to course start date.

If you are unable to attend it is possible to rebook on another course date providing 6 weeks notice is given, when the balance is due.

If full payment has been made before or after the 6 week payment date only the 50% cost or balance payment can be refunded.

If you wish to learn pattern cutting after the last making course this can possibly be arranged with prior notice by arrangement. This will be an extra day and incur a further charge.

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April 2024 - 4 Day

Group Course

Monday 15th - Thursday 18th - Available

May 2024 - 4 Day

Group Course

Monday 20th - Thursday 23rd - Available

June 2024 - 4 Day

Group Course

Monday 17th - Thursday 20th - Available

July 2024 - 4 Day

Group Course

Monday 22nd - Thursday 25th - Available

All listed courses are in Eastbourne unless otherwise stated. Depending on Numbers participating there will be 1 or 2 tutors.

These courses are over the days stated, 9.00am to 5.30pm. Depending on progress days can be slightly longer or shorter as required.

Please contact us to apply with your preferred dates so we may try to accommodate you.

If you are not already on the mailing list and would like an email update then please use the enquire via the website form. 


If you would like to register your interest in a course and check availability, please fill out the form below.

We will then contact you to advise if this date is still available.


After we have confirmed your requested date is available you can return here and purchase your course.

Thank you very much for your custom and we hope you enjoy our course.

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