Step into Your Shoemaking Journey at Capel Manor College

Are you ready to step into a world where creativity meets craftsmanship? If shoes are your passion and design is your language, then the vibrant world of shoemaking awaits you – and there is no better place to embark on this exciting journey than at Capel Manor College.

Imagine yourself immersed in a dynamic environment where every step leads you closer to mastering the art of shoemaking. Our full-time Access to HE Diploma in Shoemaking course at our Enfield Campus is where we ignite your imagination and empower you to unleash your creative genius.

Our comprehensive curriculum covers everything from the fundamentals of shoe construction to cutting-edge techniques in design and customisation. Under the expert guidance of seasoned tutors, you will dive deep into the intricacies of pattern making, leather cutting, lasting, and finishing, acquiring skills that will set you apart in the industry.

But what truly makes us unique is our commitment to hands-on learning. Our state-of-the-art workshops are equipped with all the tools and machinery you need to bring your visions to life. Here, you will hone your technical skills and nurture your artistic vision. We will encourage you to explore different styles and experiment with diverse materials and techniques.

And that is not all – at Capel Manor College, we understand the importance of industry connections. Through our strong network of industry professionals, you will have unparalleled access to networking opportunities that could pave the way for future employment or entrepreneurial ventures. Rub shoulders with industry insiders, gain invaluable insights into the business side of shoemaking, and position yourself at the forefront of this dynamic field.

We are incredibly proud to nurture talent and empower students to pursue their dreams. Just look at Naomi and Charlie – two shining examples of our commitment to fostering potential.

Naomi, now studying BA Footwear Design at London College of Fashion, credits us for equipping her with the skills and confidence she needs to launch a bespoke footwear and leather goods company one day. Meanwhile, Charlie, inspired by his time with us, has carved his niche in bespoke leather goods, drawing on his saddlery background. Their stories highlight the transformative power of education. With us, you will gain the tools, guidance, and inspiration to turn your passion into a thriving career.

Sustainability and ethical practices also lie at the heart of our curriculum, ensuring that you are equipped to meet the demands of an evolving market that values eco-friendly and cruelty-free products. When you graduate from Capel Manor College, you will not only be a skilled shoemaker but also a conscientious steward of our planet.

Join us at Capel Manor College and step into a world where every shoe tells a story. Visit us at an Open Day or book a personalised one-to-one Microsoft Teams call with one of our shoemaking tutors at a time that suits you.