Short Course On Campus

Understanding Leather

London College of Fashion

1 days
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This one day Understanding Leather course from London College of Fashion, will look at selecting appropriate leathers for your product and examine the diversity of leather from stretch to exotic grains.


Leather is an adaptable and durable material used extensively in the fashion industry today.  With so many functional and decorative properties it is used to produce garments, footwear and handbags as well as luxury leather goods.

Please note: This Understanding Leather course from London College of Fashion, is for students aged 18 and older.


Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. 

Programme Structure

Topics covered:

  • This leather course will look at selecting appropriate leathers for your product
  • Examination of a diverse range of leather from stretch to exotic grains
  • Leather sourcing terminology
  • Leather technology and finishing techniques
  • Trends in leather and leather alternatives
  • Studying samples to gain an understanding of the different skins and hides

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 1 days

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the class:

  • Notepad
  • Pen

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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