Understanding Leather is an essential course if you are new to working with leather or require a refresher. This online course provides delegates with an overview of the leather making process as well as covering the fundamentals of leather as a material.

Key course topics

  • What do we make leather from and why
  • What leather types can we make?
  • Summary of common complaints and issues
  • Overview of the leather production process
  • Video of how leather is made
  • Common defects found on leather and what has caused them
  • The importance of specifications
  • What can go wrong and a deeper dive on mould
  • Leather grading and cutting
  • Cleaning and aftercare
  • Sustainability

Benefits of Online Training

  • Enjoy up to a 30% discount compared with attending a course onsite. 
  • Our new online format allows delegates to watch pre-recorded content in digestible chunks, giving delegates the opportunity to pause and repeat content for clarity.
  • Designed for teams who work remotely or in the office.
  • Helping your workforce and business to stay safe.
  • Access this course anytime, anywhere.


Who should attend this online leather course?

We would recommend this course for anyone looking to gain an overview of leather and the leather making process. For example, those who are in roles such as design, buying, quality control or retail.


What will delegates receive?

All delegates who attend this leather course will receive:

  • A certificate of completion


Pricing and Payment Options


Please read our training terms and conditions.

Enroll on this course today!

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1. Create an account
Click here to create an account on our online training platform. This helps us locate you on the system when it comes to enrolling you in your chosen course.

2. Email us to register
Email training@blcleathertech.com to register your interest in a course. If you are a Eurofins | BLC Member or wish to book multiple delegates, you will be entitled to a discounted rate. You will also need to inform us whether you intend to pay by invoice.

3. Confirmation and payment
Our Training Team will enroll you and your colleagues on the course. You will receive an automatic email from us confirming your enrolment and an email from training@blcleathertech.com with instructions on how to pay and access the online course.

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United Kingdom

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United Kingdom

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Clarks International

United Kingdom

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William Lamb

United Kingdom

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


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

John Lewis Partnership

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

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