Chemical Compliance Training, Comprehensive Leather Training and a Foundation Course in Footwear Technology

Chemical Compliance Training, Comprehensive Leather Training and a Foundation Course in Footwear Technology

Understand how complex REACH legislation affects your business and improve your leather knowledge by attending our BLC training courses this autumn. And if you're new to the footwear industry, why not attend the Foundation Course in Footwear Technology?

BLC training courses give you the opportunity to get advice on issues you face in your day-to-day role.

 

1/2 Day Understanding REACH Course

12th September 2017 | Northampton, UK


Attend this course to get to grips with complex chemical compliance. If you are importing, retailing, or manufacturing products in the European Union, this course will make compliance with REACH regulation easy to understand.

Key Topics

  • Overview of the REACH process
  • Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs)
  • Annex XVII and Annex XIV obligations
  • Supply chain support
  • BLC laboratory tour

 

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2 Day Comprehensive Leather Training

19th September 2017 | Northampton, UK


If your business manufactures or retails leather and leathergoods, attending this 2-day leather course is vital to give your staff with greater confidence when dealing with suppliers, manufacturers and tanners, as well as a greater understanding of leather as a material, its applications and common problems.

Key Topics

  • An in-depth understanding of leather processing
  • Supply chain management & sourcing
  • Raw material to finished product
  • Specification management
  • Labelling guidance & legislation
  • Problems and solutions

 

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BLC & BFA Foundation Course in Footwear Technology

5th, 12th, 19th & 26th October 2017 | Northampton, UK


The British Footwear Association (BFA) and BLC Leather Technology Centre (BLC) are pleased to present a Foundation course in Footwear Technology.

Designed for junior technicians and newcomers to footwear, this level 2 foundation course provides attendees with a thorough overview of lasts and fitting, materials, construction and safety related performance. Pass all 4 modules and gain the BFA Foundation Certificate in Footwear Technology.

 

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Leather & Sustainability in Retail Conference

16th November 2017 | London, UK

Following the success of last year’s conference, BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd and International  Leather Maker (ILM) are pleased to announce the date of this year’s half-day conference which will be held on Thursday November 16 2017 at One Great George St, Westminster, London.

 

Topics include:

  • The Supply Chain Shift – implementing MRSL compliance within the chemical manufacturing sector
  • Better Chemistry for Raw Material Suppliers – what can we learn from the textile industry?
  • Wet Blue Waste: The Perfect Substrate – a case study in circular economy
  • Traceability – does the leather industry really need it?
  • Modern Slavery and Other Upstream Risks
  • Novel Sustainable Materials
  • Moderated Supply Chain Panel Discussion

 

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10 August 2017

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