Course Description

This one day leather course will enhance your knowledge of leather and cover the basic fundamentals of leather and the leather production process. The improved understanding you will gain from this leather course will help you to avoid problems when sourcing and specifying leather products as well as providing confidence when dealing with suppliers, manufacturers and tanners.

 

Key course topics

  • Overview of the leather production process

  • Understanding different leather types and descriptions

  • Leather problems and solutions

  • Visit to model tannery

  • Sourcing questions and advice

Download the course agenda.


Who should attend this leather course?

This leather course is ideal for those who need to have an overview of leather such as designers, buyers, quality control, and retail staff.


What will delegates receive? 

All delegates who attend this leather course will receive:

  • A complete course manual

  • A certificate of attendance

  • Leather swatches

  • Magnifying loupe for inspection of leather


Complete the booking form

In order to register your place on a BLC training course, please complete the course registration form and email it to training@blcleathertech.com


Please read our training terms and conditions. 

 

Book A Course

Reference

Location

Dates

Status

Price (ex VAT)

Members Price (ex VAT)

Reference: RCT16-17-021

Location: BLC, Northampton, UK

Dates: 10-10-2017

Status: Places Available

Price: £350

Members Price: £240

Reference: RCT16-17-026

Location: BLC, Northampton, UK

Dates: 05-12-2017

Status: Places Available

Price: £350

Members Price: £240

Directions

Postcode: NN3 6JD
 

By Car

M1

  • From the North: exit at junction 16
  • From the South: exit at junction 15


M6

  • Merges into the M1 at the Catthorpe Interchange, exit M1 at junction 16


M40

  • Exit at junction 11, arriving in Northampton via B4525 and A43

 

By Train

  • Northampton Station is serviced by London Midlands and is on the Northampton loop of the West Coast Main Line.
  • Northampton is accessible by train from London Euston in the south, and Birmingham New Street and Crewe in the north.
  • A taxi rank is located outside the main entrance of the station.

Testimonials

"All parts of the leather training course were relevant and very informative. I now have a new appreciation for leather!"

Ralph Lauren

United States of America

"I enjoyed the combination of theoretical and practical training on the 4-day leather course."

Asos

United Kingdom

"I enjoyed all of the leather course as a chemist I wanted to understand the whole process of making leather."

Smit & zoon

Netherlands

"Through BLC Membership, we have access to technical support for leather product testing, helping us to provide more efficient services to our customers."

William Lamb

United Kingdom

"BLC Membership allows us to develop innovative high quality raw materials in order to continue our product improvement programme."

Mulberry

United Kingdom

"We were very impressed by the speaker on BLC's leather training course who had excellent knowledge of the subject."

Next

United Kingdom

"BLC smart chemical testing of wet blue saves our business time and money."

Casino Hide Tanners

Australia

“10 years of BLC Membership has enabled us to provide continuous assurance of product quality and safety, giving our customers greater confidence in our products.”

ScS

United Kingdom

"We thought every part of the BLC leather course was very informative and interesting."

John Lewis Partnership

United Kingdom

"I became a BLC Member to take advantage their specification building services and 1-2-1 regulatory advice."

Gheli International

India

"I just wanted to say a big thanks for 2 great days of leather education last week."

IKEA

Sweden

"BLC Membership allowed us to use the expertise of BLC to improve our suppliers' environmental performance."

Clarks International

United Kingdom

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