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

Our signature course is designed to introduce you to leather, the various different types of leather and their performances, explain why we test leather and what it is that we're looking for, as well as taking you through the worst case scenarios if something was to go wrong during production.

Key topics

  • Overview of the leather production process

  • Understanding different leather types and descriptions

  • Leather problems and solutions

  • Sourcing questions and advice

Download the course agenda

Who should attend?

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 course delegates will receive:

  • A complete course manual

  • A certificate of attendance

  • Leather swatches



Eurofins | BLC Members: $350 per delegate
Non-Members: $475 per delegate

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Please complete our registration form if you want to book a place. This applies to both Eurofins | BLC Members and non-members.

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1 Day Understanding Leather - USA, New York

Course Partner

Norton Rose Fulbright

The course takes place at the Norton Rose Fulbright offices in the heart of Manhattan. Norton Rose Fulbright will also present on 'Relevant Product Safety', detailing topical US legislation related to leather and footwear.

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3500 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.


30th Floor
1301 Avenue of the Americas
(Between W. 52nd and W. 53rd Street)
New York, NY

By Subway
Nearest stations: 7th Avenue - E, B & D 
                          50th Street - 1



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

Smit & zoon


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

John Lewis Partnership

United Kingdom

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

Gheli International


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



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

Casino Hide Tanners


"Through Eurofins | 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

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


United Kingdom

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

Clarks International

United Kingdom

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


United Kingdom

"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."


United Kingdom

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


United Kingdom

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