Top 10 Best Shoe Making Schools in Nigeria (2024)

Last updated on August 4th, 2023 at 08:18 pm

There are good numbers of shoe making institutions and academies in Nigeria. This article will investigate into the ones that are seen as the best options. Sequentially, we will highlight the rundown of top ten footwear academies in the country.

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Top 10 Best Shoe Making Schools in Nigeria (2024)

Below is a list of the top 10 rated shoe making schools and academies which are incontrovertibly the best in the country;

Fieldmann Enterprise Development

Fieldmann Enterprise Development is the leading shoe making academy in Nigeria established in 2012. Since then, they have grown up to position perfectly as one of Nigeria’s best shoe making school. This footwear school is an approved training institution for the Skills Acquisition & Entrepreneurial Development (SAED) training scheme. Though Fieldmann is a footwear company itself, but they also offer training courses in shoe making and design. Their training school gives the students vocational training and business advisory services with respect to footwear.

The company does not only major on shoemaking program, rather, they have other programmes which are bettered of by the former in terms of popularity. Fieldmann Enterprise Development offers courses that are in the end will be able to train people who will be equipped to make shoes and footwears from scratch. If you would want to know more about their courses, you can contact them . Their office address  is at 18 Odunlami St., Anthony Village, Lagos State and their contact numbers are +2348039102829 and +2348071110484.

The Footwear Academy

One of the best shoe making schools in the country is The Footwear Academy, (TFA). The Academy is located in Aba, a town in Abia State widely known for its prominence in the footwear industry. Precisely located at Plot 49, Old Express Road, Aba, it is a leading footwear training and production institute that was established in 2017 by a fashion entrepreneur, Bentley Chuks.

The Footwear Academy is also a shoe manufacturing company, and it their bid to improve skilled manpower in the industry, they also trains and empowers people with the necessary skills in footwear designing. Their training involves getting them acquainted with the needed skills and knowledge that will enable them stand out and compete favourably both locally and in the international scene.

With this attained, they hope to put the country on the map of top footwear producers in the world. TFA is a professional shoemaking school that is owned and operated by adroit people who have great experience in the field. Some of the company’s top staff were educated at Naples footwear company in Italy.

Octoxii School Of Shoemaking & Craft

If you are interested in getting aquatinted with the knowledge and skills in footwear making, you might not be far from the solution. You can take advantage of Octoxii School of Shoemaking and Craft, a very affordable footwear making academy in Ikeja, Lagos.

The school is in existence since 2007, and was atarted by Sunday Oyewale, an enthusiast in footwear design. Courses offered by Octoxii School of Shoemaking and Craft are for both beginners and advanced learners. Additionally, there is also an intensive online classes for those who cannot physically make it to the school location.

This shoe making academy also majors in producing footwears, and their quality products which are much  spread across the country, it has earn them the place as one of the best in the shoe making industry. The company can be located at Plot 5, Adebisi Bolanle Street, Alakuko, Ifako Ijaiye, Ikeja, Lagos.

Istituto Di Moda Burgo Nigeria

Istituto Di Moda Burgo, though may be unheard-of, but they are one of the top fashion schools in the country. Their specification is extending from fashion to incorporate shoe making which ranks among the very best in the country. Though not an indigenous firm, but with its Italian brand, they have got the position in the Nigerian footwear industry.

Istituto Di Moda Burgo shoe making academy offer courses that span over five months, and during this time, and after the duration, the students are acquainted with the knowledge and skills in footwear design and development. This footwear company is located at Ekanem Orok Educational and Learning Foundation, 15, Kazeem Eletu Street, Off Prince Ibrahim Eletu Street, Osapa-London, Lekki, Lagos State.

Beazy Academy

Beazy Academy is another top shoe making school that specializes in vocational training. Their training encompasses finished leather products which include shoe making and mag making. They run a two months intensive programe on both shoe and bag making.

The specialities of the footwear company include: Shoe Repair, Bag Making, Training, Shoe Manufacturer, and Professional Courses Traning. B-easy Academy is one of the very few private training outfit that got accreditation by the industrial training fund. (I.T.F) and accredited trainer with NYSC Skills Acquisition and empowerment Development (SAED) program.

NCR Design Shoemaking School

Located in the heart of the Lagos city, precisely at 17, Otunba Joaquim Avenue, Off Ago Palace Way, Okota, NCR Design Shoe and Bag Making school is a vocational school that offers training courses in shoemaking and other leather works. It was established in 2014, and they offer a wide range of footwear designing courses and practicals which helps to develop the student into outstanding professionals in the footwear industry. Their courses incorporate stitching, pattern drafting, finishing, and all other knowledge in shoemaking.

Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology

Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology (NILEST) is a training and research institute located at Samaru, Zaria, Kaduna State. The aim of the institution is train students to be acquainted with leather, leather product and allied field in the manufacturing of footwear, bags, belts, puffs, mats and carpets. You can take take advantage of this school, and enrol in their courses on shoe design and footwear making.

MCI Leather Craft & School of Shoe Making

MCI Leather Craft & School of Shoe Making is a footwear company that primarily deals into production of high quality shoes, bags and leather accessories. They also have a school of shoe making which runs courses in shoe and design making. The company is situated adjacent Sports Hostel, Abuja Campus Uniport, Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Nigeria. You can reach to them from their email contact at

Footvilla Leather Craft

Footvilla Leather Craft company primarily deals into the production of leather products such as safety boots, industrial footwears, casual and fashionable leather accessories. The company also offer quality training courses in footwear making. They are located at Km 54 Sultan Dasuki Road, Federal Housing Estate, Phase 1 Kubwa, Abuja FCT, Nigeria

Culturefoot Wears

Culturefoot wear is a shoe making company located in Ijeshatedo, Surulere, Lagos. The company is mainly into production of shoes and offering shoe making training. Their product specification include leather shoes, accessories, mens and women shoes. The footwear company also specializes in Shoe Repair, Footwear Making Training, and Shoe Manufacturing.


From the above, you can see the top ten shoe making institutions in Nigeria. These schools offers the best training courses in footwear making and design in the country. If you are interested in becoming a professional shoe maker, get enrolled into any of these shoe making academies in order be acquainted with skills in footwear making and design.

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Oluchi is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the editor of Nigerian Queries. She is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research

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