For the beginner or the professional
We have a well balanced range of leather repair courses. All of which will give you some excellent skills, and new knowledge you carry out your own leather repair jobs.
Our training courses range from a single day, up to a 4-day IMI approved training course.
What is an IMI course?
IMI is the Institute of motoring industry within the UK. We are proud to be the only training providers in the UK that are approved by the IMI to offer leather repair training courses. When you attend one of our IMI approved leather repair training courses, you will receive an IMI award certificate.
Pick Your Course
Find your ideal course below, from our extensive list
You will receive an IMI award on some courses. Others, you'll learn all the skills you need to know so you can carry out your own leather repair work.
From beginners to professionals, we have a training course that’s right for you.
We have several courses, from a single day to a 5-day upholstery course, to a 4-day IMI approved training course for leather repairs, to wood, UPVc, Marble and Granite repair courses. Our courses will teach you a full range of skills and confidence to carry out your own repair jobs, either in your business or at home.
Why choose to train with Restorers
With 5,000 sq ft facilities, we can cater for all types of training course requirements.
Our training centre is large enough to work on large items and we have an in-house sewing technician and custom-built spraying facilities.
Our centre has full disabled access and facilities, canteen, ample parking, reception and shop areas.
We are conveniently located within walking distance from the Hull Transport Hub (bus and train station) which has excellent links to Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, The North and London. We are within a few minutes’ drive from the port of Hull so getting to us by ferry is easy as well. There are various hotels and guesthouses nearby, as well as restaurants, cafés and bars.
AMUSF (association of master upholsters and soft furnishings)
The 5-day upholstery course is run by an award-winning designer and AMUSF qualified upholsterer to distinction standards.
IMI (institute of the Motoring Industry) approved courses
We’re the UK’s only leather repair centre dedicated to IMI courses. The IMI is the authoritative source of retail industry information, standards and qualifications, and it plays a vital role in developing and maintaining a skilled, competent and professional workforce.
View the training kit deals we have below.
By booking on a training course with us, you get the chance to have a discounted training kit. These kits contain the things that enable you to begin work and carry out repairs straight away.
Kits must be pre-ordered at least 3 weeks before your course start date.
You may purchase a kit after this period, but you will be charged the full price.
Prices are EXCLUDING VAT.
Check out our training courses we have on offer by clicking on the tabs below.
Introduction / Refresher To Leather Repairs
Find out from the worlds leading industry experts all you need to know on the myths of leather care and repair. Learn new tricks, pick up new skills, learn about new world-class products and what they can do for your business. Or just brush up on your existing skills
£175 + vat
3 Day IMI
You will be learning an enormous amount of techniques, gain a tremendous amount of knowledge, get to know the tricks of the trade and get an insight into repairs. Learning all about pricing, marketing and the most profitable repairs to undertake, pitfalls to avoid and rookie mistakes to avoid.
£525 + vat + £95 IMI registration + VAT
Expert Leather Repair Course
4 Day Expert Leather Course will teach everything you need to know with a full day focused on SMART REPAIRS, a day on Prep & Restoration / Colouring / Colour Changes, a day on Leather ID & colour mixing & a day on two-tone & leather protection.
£700 + vat + £95 IMI registration + VAT
Receive your training at our Headquarters in England, or at our European Leather Repair Training centre
Leather Repair Company Headquarters, Hull, England.
For a full list of our current training dates at our Leather Repair Company head office in Hull, click here
European Leather Training Centre, Damme, Belgium