Multi Awards Winning Upholstery & Soft Furnishings Training Centre

Providing the Skills that Furnish the Future

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Quality and Excellence in Teaching is at the heart of our upholstery and soft furnishings training.  We are a multi-awards winning training centre receiving the Craft Skills Awards for Encouraging Craft Skills. Read more


We have been running the AMUSF qualifications for nine years and have maintain high standards, which can be seen in the consistent high level of credit and distinctions that our students achieve for their work.  We also like to add extra value to our courses by including several industry based visits and competitions.


Ofsted also recognise the exceptional training that we offer and have included us as one of only ten case studies from across the vocational education and training system. Read more


We are an Approved Training Provider for the National Skills Academy for Materials, Production and Supply (NSA MPS) that manage a network of quality assured training providers for the process and manufacturing sector, which includes furniture and furnishings. Nationally recognised they assure customers of the quality of our courses and qualifications.


Membership of the Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers and the display of it's Crest is an honour that is earned, not a badge that can be bought.  When you see the Crest displayed you can be assured of the quality of the work produced and the expertise of the member.  All our work is regularly assessed by independent practitioners of the crafts with many years experience.


When learning with us, you can be assured of the best.

We Offer a Range of Upholstery & Soft Furnishing Courses & Classes

Professional Qualification Courses at Stages 2 & 3 in Upholstery & Soft Furnishings Accredited by the Association of Master Upholsterers & Soft Furnishers

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Our professional accredited upholstery and soft furnishing courses are assessed and verified on an annual basis by independent members the Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers.  Each verifier has many years practical experience of the craft and trade, therefore, you can be assured of the quality of the teaching on our courses.

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Upholstery Day-Time Leisure, Evening or Summer Courses

Short Courses

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Check out these examples of past students' work

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We also collaborate with the new AMUSF accredited upholstery school Shoreditch Design Rooms, based in Shoreditch, East London.

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