About us

The Upholstery Skills Centre is an award winning Approved Training Centre for the AMUSF (Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers). We deliver the industry recognised professional qualifications and are proud to be the only Approved Training Centre in Essex and the East of England.
We are proud to say that our director & tutor Paul was appointed President of the AMUSF in September 2022
At the Skills Centre, you are taught by professional upholsterers who are experts in the industry. Students also benefit from excellent tutor to student ratios with at least one tutor for every six students.
We offer a wide range of upholstery classes and courses suitable for all levels of experience. You will learn how to upholster with tutors who are masters of their trade with a vast amount of knowledge and experience, ensuring you are in expert hands.
You can choose from a number of training patterns - just let us know what would work for you and we will do our best to accommodate this.
Nothing gives us more satisfaction than hearing our students say how much they're loving their course!
We want you to enjoy every minute of the experience and we will always do our best to help you fulfil your ambitions and goals.
The tutors within the Centre - Mark, Paul and David:
  • Have over 120 years of professional experience between them;
  • Studied at London College of Furniture; and
  • Are masters of their craft and trade.