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Upholstery Level 1 Association of Master Upholsters

This is a full cost course for students wishing to learn and improve their upholstery skills, one day a week; the course runs for 36 weeks. It is held at the Rycotewood Furniture workshops, a main partner in the National School of Furniture.

What do I learn?
The course introduces students how to upholster a drop-in-seat using traditional methods. It also teaches mid-century modern furniture techniques.

Starting with exercises pieces, it builds from basic techniques required for traditional upholstery: hand stuffing and stitching, springing, deep buttoning and machine sewing skills. Projects include a traditional upholstery chair without arms and upholstered deep buttoned piece. You will also learn how to assess the requirements of a range of furniture.
What do I gain?
Students will have the opportunity to develop their practical skills and gain a greater understanding of the furniture and furnishings industry.
What do I need?
There are no formal qualifications needed but experience of practical work will be beneficial.
What can I do next?
On completion of the course you may progress to the AMUSF Stage 2 course in upholstery.
What else do I need to know?
The stage 1 (first year of a possible three) programme is designed to develop upholstery skills to gain an industry qualification. Most students achieve well to high standards and go into the industry with recognised professionals.

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OXPAMU1 Part-time Oxford City Centre

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Start Date :

Tuesday 05 September 2017

End Date :

Tuesday 05 June 2018

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Tue

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09:00-16:00
1 Year 16 to 18 EU tuition fee : £2,260.00
19+ EU tuition fee : £2,260.00
   

Please note - Fees may be subject to change

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