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We offer a comprehensive introduction to ski boot fitting and customisation, and custom foot bed construction. Our trainers are some of the most experienced in the business, and our supporters ensure we have the latest product information so we can relate to your training programme.

If you are intending to undertake a boot fitting role, or are already boot fitting and want to broaden your knowledge, our Boot Fitting Technician course will be invaluable. We demonstrate the latest techniques, explore scenarios and answer your specific experiences to help you in the day to day role of boot fitting. This programme is also ideal for those who are going to or are already working in a boot rental environment, and want to have a broader product knowledge to ensure happy customers every time.


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BOOT TECHNICIANS TRAINING MODULE

 

DURATION: 1 DAY
CERTIFICATED: YES, CERTIFICATE PROVIDED 
COST: £175 per person 
(Or combine with Ski Tech Course for £325)

 

This course is for those wanting to prepare for employment in a ski/snowboard shop, whether in resort or the UK. Getting a job in a winter sports workshop is highly rewarding and also very difficult without any prior experience. We offer this course to give you that initial experience, and lay foundations for you to become a fully competent and much loved ski tech! This course is certificated, and we also hold records of all attendees and offer confirmations to potential employers of your attendance at no additional cost.

Introduction to boot fitters role
Health And Safety in a winter sports boot fitting environment
Market overview by brand with key features & benefits
General boot fitting guidelines and best practice
Foot facts and biomechanics basics
The role of insoles and socks in correct fitting
Measuring the foot for boots
Shell checks
Customisation and modifications
Common fit problems and solutions

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This course can be combined with the Custom Footbed Course to give a broader introduction to boot fitting to best equip you:

NAME: CUSTOM FOOTBED PROGRAMME
DURATION: 1/2 DAY
CERTIFICATED: YES, CERTIFICATE PROVIDED 
COST: £75 per person 
INCLUDES CUSTOM FOOTBED WORTH £60.00


Introduction to SIDAS custom footbeds
Health And Safety in a footbed fitting environment
Overview of types of footbeds and applications
Foot analysis and biomechanics
Footbed moulding processes
Adaptions of footbeds for specific applications
Measuring the foot for boots
Common problems and solutions

For available dates see our booking calendar. For corporate organisations looking to train season workers, we can tailor the course to suit your specific requirements. Please contact us with your requirements so that can develop a customised module for you.

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