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-> Cost: 5.900 or 10.800 Euro
-> Duration: 10 or 20 Weeks
-> Language: English
-> Modalities: Monday to Friday
-> Locations: Florence, Italy
-> Starting in: February / September

– No previous experience is needed –

The Leather Bags and Accessories course will provide you with the most immersive and complete training in the traditional craft of bag making and handmade design.

This program carries on the great tradition and incomparable, unrivaled knowledge of Scuola del Cuoio, merging tradition and contemporaneity.


You will learn all the major leather bag making techniques, alongside design, branding and management elements that are crucial to develop your personal path in the fashion industry.

-> Cost: 5.900 or 10.800 Euro
-> Duration: 10 or 20 Weeks
-> Language: English
-> Modalities: Monday to Friday
-> Locations: Florence, Italy
-> Starting in: February / September

– No previous experience is needed –

The course is composed of 2 modules.

With the first 10 week basic module, you learn the fundamentals of Bag Making.

By completing the 20 week program, you will reach a professional level, acquiring advanced Bag Making and Design skills and an entrepreneurial expertise through lectures on business and marketing.

The 10 week program features a professional training in pattern making and prototyping of basic constructions, such as:

– Clutch bags

– Bucket bags

– Classic bags with compartments

– Saddle Bags

 

The 20 week course features everything included in the first part, plus:

– Turned inside out bags

– Classic constructions with irregular shapes

– Bowling Bags

– Classic bags with hanging lining

– Marketing, Business lectures

– Design, Branding elements

– Final Project

The Leather Bags and Accessories course will provide you with the most immersive and complete training in the traditional craft of bag making and handmade design.

This program carries on the great tradition and incomparable, unrivaled knowledge of Scuola del Cuoio, merging tradition and contemporaneity.

The course is composed of 2 modules.

With the first 10 week basic module, you learn the fundamentals of Bag Making.

By completing the 20 week program, you will reach a professional level, acquiring advanced Bag Making and Design skills and an entrepreneurial expertise through lectures on business and marketing.

The 10 week program features a professional training in pattern making and prototyping of basic constructions, such as:

– Clutch bags

– Bucket bags

– Classic bags with compartments

– Saddle Bags

 

The 20 week course features everything included in the first part, plus:

– Turned inside out bags

– Classic constructions with irregular shapes

– Bowling Bags

– Classic bags with hanging lining

– Marketing, Business lectures

– Design, Branding elements

– Final Project

The Scuola del Cuoio was founded in 1949 through the collaborative efforts of the Franciscan Friars of the Monastery of Santa Croce and the Gori and Casini families, Florentine leather artisans since the 1930’s. Scuola del Cuoio is the leading academy in Italy for bag making and leather working. More than 2000 students from over 40 countries have attended the long-term programs.

We carry on this incomparable tradition.

FINAL PROJECT

The final project of each student is the common thread of the course, leading students to acquire the skills and the knowledge to put their ideas into practice.  You will be encouraged to think and develop the essential elements of your own design identity.

You will conceive, design and create your own capsule collection, starting to define your personal aesthetic vision while thinking about brand building strategies.

CAREER

The skills and vision acquired during the course give students the opportunity to start or enrich a professional career as:

– Pattern Makers

– Prototypers

– Product Developers

– Accessory Designers

– Fashion Entrepreneurs

The Scuola del Cuoio was founded in 1949 through the collaborative efforts of the Franciscan Friars of the Monastery of Santa Croce and the Gori and Casini families, Florentine leather artisans since the 1930’s. Scuola del Cuoio is the leading academy in Italy for bag making and leather working. More than 2000 students from over 40 countries attended the long-term programs.

We carry on this incomparable tradition.

FINAL PROJECT

The final project of each student is the common thread of the course, leading students to acquire the skills and the knowledge to put their ideas into practice.  You will be encouraged to think and develop the essential elements of your own design identity.

You will conceive, design and create your own capsule collection, starting to define your personal aesthetic vision while thinking about brand building strategies.

CAREER

The skills and vision acquired during the course give students the opportunity to start or enrich a professional career as:

– Pattern Makers

– Prototypers

– Product Developers

– Accessory Designers

– Fashion Entrepreneurs

INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS

-> HOW TO ENROLL

Each applicant will be interviewed by the school’s staff in order to verify language skills and motivations. First enrollment fee of €2500 is requested to move forward with the application process. To start the enrollment process, please fill out the contact form.

-> PARTICIPANTS

Enrollment is limited to 12 students. There are no prerequisites. Personal motivation and vision will be the main aspects that will be taken into consideration and evaluated in order to be accepted into this program.

-> REQUIREMENT

High school diploma; a high-intermediate level of English or Italian language sufficient to understand and to participate in lessons; 18 years of age at the time of application.

-> ATTENDANCE

Attendance is mandatory. Classes and workshops are held from Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 5:30pm.

-> INTAKES

Our training programs start each year at the beginning of February and the beginning of September.

-> HOUSING

The school will support students in finding an accommodation during the length of the course. The costs of living are not included in the tuition fee.

INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS

-> HOW TO ENROLL

Each applicant will be interviewed by the school’s staff in order to verify language skills and motivations. First enrollment fee of €2500 is requested to move forward with the application process. To start the enrollment process, please fill out the contact form.

-> PARTICIPANTS

Enrollment is limited to 12 students. There are no prerequisites. Personal motivation and vision will be the main aspects that will be taken into consideration and evaluated in order to be accepted into this program.

-> REQUIREMENT

High school diploma; a high-intermediate level of English or Italian language sufficient to understand and to participate in lessons (corresponding to level TOEFL 450); 18 years of age at the time of application.

-> ATTENDANCE

Attendance is mandatory. Classes and workshops are held from Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 5:30pm.

-> INTAKES

Our training programs start each year at the beginning of February and the beginning of September.

-> HOUSING

The school will support students in finding an accommodation during the length of the course. The costs of living are not included in the tuition fee.

CONTACTS

TELEPHONE

10:00-13:00 AM / 14:00-18:00 PM (CET)

+[39] 055/8895660

EMAIL

info@schola.academy

LOCATION

Florence (Italy)

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