Leather Repair Training Courses

For the beginner or the professional

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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.


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Find your ideal course below, from our extensive list

Become Qualified!

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.


Discounted - "Ready to work" training kits - Click here to view

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. View Kit Contents



Check out our training courses we have on offer by clicking on the tabs below.


1 Day Introduction Leather Training Course - click here

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
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2 Day Leather Course - click here
The 2-day course is for vehicle detailers looking to offer specialist detailer cleaning and repairs to leather interiors. The course goes through colouring mixing, carrying our colour repairs, scuffs, cigarette burns, tears and wear holes.

£355 + vat
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3 Day IMI Leather Training Course - click here

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
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4 Day IMI Leather Training Course - click here

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
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5 Day Upholstery Course - click here

This course covers all aspects of upholstery work, starting off with a foot stool and ending up with a full chair or car seat.

Learn all about tools, materials, equipment to get you started.

£2,250+ vat
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1 Day Wood Repairs - click here

1 Day Course for wood
With this course, we teach you how to remove many different defects and damage in wooden surfaces, including kitchen laminate, worktops and doors.

Course is £295 + vat.
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1 Day UPVc Repairs - click here

1 Day Course for UPVc
UPVc can easily be scratched and with the average replacement cost being around £500 you can master this skill to carry out repairs for clients with prices starting at £45.

Courses is £295 + vat.
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1 Day Fabric Repair Course - click here

The SMART repair Fabric Course is just a one-day training course as its something that is very easy to learn with the correct tools and equipment.

£200 + vat
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1 Day Marble & Granite Course - click here
Learn how to repair chips, scratches and cracks in all surfaces producing a fantastic cosmetic repair to Marble, Granite and Ceramic surfaces.

We will teach you all the techniques to blend in small and major damage, to replacing corners and rebuilding them.

Courses is £295 + vat.
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1 Day Foam Replacement Course - click here
We will teach you the correct skills to take chairs and sofas apart to avoid damage and in the correct order.

Showing you correct staple removal with a variety of tools as just one tool will not do this correctly.

Courses is £250 + vat.
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E-Learning Leather Repair Courses. - click here
With our e-learning courses, you can learn in the comfort of your own home without travelling saving you even more money on expenses and time.

We teach you the correct methods, in simple and easy to understand terms, unlike complicated methods other competitors portray.

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Receive your training at our Headquarters in England, or at our European Leather Repair Training centre


UK Training Centre - click here

Leather Repair Company Headquarters, Hull, England.

UK Training Dates - click here

For a full list of our current training dates at our Leather Repair Company head office in Hull, click here
European Training Centre - click here

European Leather Training Centre, Damme, Belgium

Accomondation near Head Office training centre

Unit 22 Argyle Street, Factory Estate, Hull, HU3 1HD - Get Directions Here

Holiday Inn Express Hull City Centre  Holiday Inn on the Marina   Premier Inn West Hull 
We have a deal with this hotel at £65 per night!
 80 Ferensway,
Hull,
HU2 8LN
Tel: 01482 485700
Castle Street,
Hull,
HU1 2BX
Book online or call: 0871 423 4942
Ferriby Road,
Hull,
Hessle
HU13 0JA
Tel: 0871 527 8538
The Village Hotel  Premier Inn  Travelodge Hull Central Hotel 
Henry Boot Way,
Hull, 
HU4 7DY 
Tel: 01482 427110
Tower Street, 
Hull, 
HU9 1TQ 
Tel: 0871 527 8534
Pryme Street, 
Hull, 
HU2 8HR 
Tel: 0871 984 6473 Fax: 01482 221532



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Why Choose Us?

Want to speak with someone about a course call 03333 448 418

We have over 30 years experience within the leather industry. Our Head Office is based in Hull, East Yorkshire. We have several franchises throughout England and France, with stockists across the world, even reaching out to Asia.

We are currently the only providers of IMI Approved courses within the leather industry. IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) is the authoritative source of retail industry information, standards and qualifications. They play a vital role in developing and maintaining a skilled, competent and professional workforce. You can become IMI certified through ourselves by attending our "IMI Approved 3-day training course".

Using our 5,000 sq/f facilities, we can cater for all individual training requirements. Our training centre is large enough to work on large vehicles whilst not being limited for space. We have an in-house sewing technician and custom built spraying booth. We have all the things you need to make your stay enjoyable; full disabled access, canteen, ample parking, reception area and our new digital area to help enhance training.

We are also conveniently located within walking distance from the Hull Transport Hub (Bus & Train station) which have excellent links to Leeds, Manchester, The North and London. With various hotels and guesthouses located nearby, you will always find a suitable place to stay along with an array of different cultured restaurants, eat outs and evening entertainment.

We're not afraid of being in the public eye. Having previously won the Theo Paphitis #SBSAward, featuring in Pay Per View training course videos for Bauer Media, product reviews in Auto Express magazine and various official car magazines and appearances on Regional TV & Radio Not to mention YouTube stars personally recommending our products. We're proud of what we've achieved and the future we envision is exciting.

We strive to be ahead of the market at all times and never stop the development of our existing products and our innovative future ones. For more information, contact us using the form below or call us on: 0333 448 418

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