Professional Courses

Scuola del Cuoio Long Term Programs provide students with a fully immersive experience into the traditional craft of leather working. The courses are designed with a focus on the technical aspects of bag making, particularly in the area of pattern making and construction process. The aim is to provide students with the skill-set to realize their ideas and creativity into an actual finalized product. Long term programs are offered in Apprentice Level and Artisan Level to participants who are over 18.Scuola del Cuoio is pleased to offer scholarships to Italians unprivileged, awarded by administrators of Scuola del Cuoio.

Hours: Monday through Friday 7 hours a day, from 9.30 to 13.00 and from 14.00 to 17.00.

The courses are taught in both English and Italian. Students who attend the Artisan level course will be automatically enrolled into an Italian language course.

There is no previous experience necessary for students to enroll in the courses. We teach the very basics and then progress to handbags. Students who already have experience in working with leather are always pleased when taking the Long-Term Course because there is always something more to learn and Scuola del Cuoio offers a solid foundation for learning the proper techniques.

  • Class times are mandatory, Monday through Friday.
  • Our courses focus on handbag construction techniques.
  • Enrollment is limited to a maximum of 20 Students. Enrollments are on first-come-first-serve basis and the classes fill quickly.

Apprentice Level

10 weeks

€5.900,00 all inclusive

January 21st - March 29th

April 8th - June 14th

July 8th- September 20th

Artisan Level

20 weeks + 1 week

open lab

€10.900,00 all inclusive

January 21st- June 14th

July 8th –December 6th


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