Understand a pedorthic view of footwear and its importance in the overall pedorthic treatment. Explore footwear history and construction, and discuss pedorthic modifications to existing footwear in depth. Learn to fit, analyze and recommend custom footwear.


  • Footwear history and how it has resulted in footwear suitable for pedorthic practice
  • The importance of appropriate footwear fit
  • Pedorthic modifications to footwear
  • Unusual shoe wear patterns and their possible solutions


Non-diploma students must meet the following criteria to register:

  1. Completed a minimum of 1500 hours under the supervision of a C. Ped (C)
  2. Member of the Pedorthic Association of Canada (PAC) - membership number required
  3. Provide the lab name and contact information for fabrication components 
  4. Complete the assumption of risk

*Note* September 2020 will be the final offering of this course for students not registered in the Diploma Program 





Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

You can expect approximately six hours of work per week for discussions, readings, assignments, exams/quizzes and other course requirements.

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of participation, exams/quizzes and assignments.

Required Materials