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Your profession: Maker of orthopaedic footwear (master craftsperson) (m/f)

Professional activities

Makers of orthopaedic footwear (master craftspersons) organise work processes in craft trade orthopaedic shoe making companies. They are also actively involved in the work, e.g. in the custom production of orthopaedic shoes, of inserts or orthoses. They are also responsible for the quality and marketing of their products, they provide support to customers, manage employees and are responsible for company-based training.

Fields of work

Makers of orthopaedic footwear (master craftspersons) work

  • in specialist orthopaedic footwear companies in the craft trades
  • in clinics and sanatoriums with an orthopaedic shoe technology department
  • in clinics or in rehabilitation institutions
  • in the industrial production of orthopaedic shoes
The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).