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This beginner’s course will guide you through the techniques needed to reupholster a piece of furniture. Each student will need to bring an item of furniture to work on.
For complete beginners it is recommended that this is a footstool or small chair/dining room chair.
NB: The course will run during term time only.
Scroll towards the bottom of the page for details on the entry requirements and how you'll learn.
Leisure CourseQualifications explained
2019 Beginners Upholstery (Spring)Adult: £295.002019 Beginners Upholstery (Summer)Adult: £295.00
Fees may be subject to change
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The course will cover all aspects of traditional upholstery and will teach the individual learners the techniques necessary to reupholster their specific piece of furniture.
The course aims to provide an opportunity for all members of the group to develop your own skills to be able to reupholster the piece of furniture that you have chosen. You will also develop the skills that are in relation to you own interests and experience.
Skills and techniques will be taught and practiced according to your own projects and at the individuals’ request.
Each session provides opportunity for one-to-one mentoring during which recognition of personal progress and achievement of aims (these may change as the course progresses) plays an important role.
You will learn to:
Teaching methods include:
Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills according to your own specific needs.
Throughout the duration of this course you will:
College taught me resilience, as I hadn’t done furniture making before. I kept trying, and eventually got up to a good standard. The tutors and staff are really amazing."
Some tools are available to borrow, but for the first session please bring:
Please note: No storage is available.
You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:
Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.
This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.
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