Leather technology training courses
Aimed at various sectors of the leather supply chain from tanners through to retailers and manufacturers, a range of leather technology courses are available from Eurofins | BLC, including a one day, two day and five day leather course. We recommend Eurofins | BLC leather courses as these provide a greater understanding of the leather making process.
One day understanding leather training course
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. This leather course is ideal for those who need to have an overview of leather such as designers, buyers, quality control, and retail staff.
- Overview of the leather production process
- Understanding different leather types and descriptions
- Leather problems and solutions
- Visit to model tannery
- Sourcing questions and advice
Four day practical leather technology course
This intensive course is ideal for those who want to understand the practical aspects and science of leathermaking. The course has a significant practical element where delegates will tan, dye and finish leather in BLC’s model tannery. This course will provide the delegates with a fundamental understanding of the leathermaking process and will cover essential aspects such as material management, hair removal, tanning, retanning, dyeing and finishing. The knowledge gained will help delegates work towards the elimination of technical problems in production and identify critical control points in the leathermaking process. The course is aimed at those who are heavily involved with leather, such as supply chain staff, tannery staff, leather buyers, footwear technologists or those who need to top up their leather technology knowledge.
This leather course provides a good understanding of all aspects of leather making, and identifies areas where process control is critical and helps the delegate work towards the elimination of technical problems and errors. It also covers quality control and maintaining process consistency.