Is Your Leather or Chemical Knowledge in Need of a Refresh?

Is Your Leather or Chemical Knowledge in Need of a Refresh?

At BLC, we have designed our training courses to help improve your knowledge of leather and the chemical landscape, to aid you in your role and ensure that you're getting the best from your suppliers and products.

Our industry experts will guide you through what you need to know, explain why you need to know it and how to avoid any issues that could arise around the subject area. So, take a look at our upcoming courses and book your place, as spaces soon fill up!

 

One Day Understanding Leather Course

20th February 2018 | Northampton, UK
 
Leather is always an 'in-demand' material, being used in everything from phone cases to car seats, and everything in between. Whilst leather is undoubtedly versatile, it's important to know how leather is made and the various leather types to ensure you are using the right one for your desired performance. This course includes a visit to a model tannery to see the leather production process in actions, as well as a tour around the BLC laboratory where our team will demonstrate some of the most common tests we carry out on leather.

Key Course Topics

  • Overview of the leather production process
  • Understanding the different leather types
  • Leather problems and solutions
  • Visit to model tannery
  • Sourcing questions and advice

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Half Day Mould in Product Leather Course

21st February 2018 | Northampton, UK
 
Our Problem Solving team see a magnitude of different leather issues come through our doors, however one of the most common is mould. Mould contamination is easy to avoid...if you know how. This course will explain exactly what mould is, the different types of mould there are and the errors which are commonly made in the production and shipping stages that can lead to mould contamination. 

Key Course Topics

  • Understanding the causes of mould
  • When can mould occur & how to prevent this
  • How the problem is investigated
  • Tracing the origin of the problem
  • Ensuring shipments are not exposed to mould

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One Day Chemical Compliance & Product Safety

27th February 2018 | Northampton, UK
 
It is the duty of manufacturers, suppliers and retailers to protect consumers and the environment from chemical risk in line with global legislation. This chemical course has been designed to guide you through the various global legislation which may affect your products, as well as ensuring that you understand your obligation and how to comply.

Key Topics

  • Understanding the potential risks in leather
  • Examine commonly found restricted chemicals
  • The addition of restricted chemicals in products
  • Setting appropriate chemical limits and specifications
  • Global variations in legislation

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2018 BLC Leather Training Courses

View BLC's full range of leather training courses which cover a wide variety of topics including understanding leather, chemical compliance and sustainability.

If you have any questions about BLC training courses or would like to register a place on an upcoming leather course, contact BLC today on training@blcleathertech.com or telephone +44 (0)1604 679 999.

12 January 2018

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