Siamo un consorzio che rappresenta le imprese toscane del settore calzaturiero, pellettiero e, più in generale, del sistema moda.


Course Summary

Shoe Operator Course

Course Presentation

The course aims to teach the assembly of a shoe upper on the last with the use of machinery and then to finish, with the application of the sole and heels, the making of the shoe. The process is organized as per an assembly line with technical specifications during the entire production process.

Course duration

240 hours

Number of participants

minimum 6, maximum 12 people

Course calendar year 2020

– From 27.01.2020 to 06.03.2020
– From 16.03.2020 to 27.04.2020
– From 04.05.2020 to 12.06.2020
– From 07.09.2020 to 16.10.2020
– From 19.10.2020 to 27.11.2020

Department - workmanship steps

Assembly > Application of the insole on the last, of the toe puff to the shoe upper and of the counter; upper edge and insole glue coating; conditioning treatments; pre-lasting / lasting; back part moulding; heel seat and side laster; hand pin removal; hand and machine riveting; heal seat pounding.
Bottom > Roughing, bottom union with sole, glued system; bottom and sole glue coating, roughing-milling, heel application with glue or nails; possible wrapping of heels and sole.
Pre-finishing > Heel and sole scouring; coloring of the sole edge; sole sanding; sole coloring; sole and heel polishing; removal of the last from the shoe holder.
Finishing > Ironing of the shoe; application of the heel support over the insole; shoe laces application; polishing and other retouching; finishing and packaging.


Achieve basic preparation to facilitate admission into the footwear production sector through coaching.

Course Summary

Shoe upper cutting techniques Course

Presentation of the course

The course aims to teach shoe upper cutting techniques.

Course duration

160 hours

Number of participants

minimum 6 people

Course calendar year 2020

Month of March, course duration 4 weeks, from Monday to Friday (8.30 / 12.30 – 13.30 / 17.30)

Candidate requirements

Aged between 18 and 29 years suitable for internship.


Via Padre Ernesto Balducci snc
56029 Santa Croce Sull’Arno (Pisa) Italy
Tel +39 0571 386089 – Fax +39 0571 383007

Monday / Friday 8,30/12,30 – 14,00/18,00