Orthopaedic shoemaker

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What are my activities in this job?
Orthopaedic shoemakers make orthopaedic shoes or orthotics as prescribed by a doctor. They create individually customised footwear in order to counteract abnormal foot positions or injuries. They are also responsible for the customisation and sale of orthopaedic aids, such as insoles.
Where can I work?
Orthopaedic shoemakers work primarily for orthopaedic shoemaking workshops and clinics and rehabilitation facilities as well as for healthcare supply stores and orthopaedic shoemaking departments.
What requirements must I meet?
  • First general education school leaving certificate
  • A careful and precise manner of working is desirable.
How much will the training cost?
There are no costs.

 

More information on training

 

Information on training & education programmes

Location of the training provider

Hamburg

Type of training/education

Dual training: Academic and practical

Duration

The training & education has a duration of 3.5 years.

Qualification

Orthopaedic shoemaker

Details

Student stipend/allowance

A training wage is paid that increases for each year of training.

State recognition

Yes