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SEAT Academy

SEAT Academy provides upholstery tuition for both experienced and inexperienced aspiring upholsterers.

We have work shop at SEAT Academy Studio in Leigh, Greater Manchester.

We have everything you need to start your journey including studio space, materials, tools, and the all-important attention and care from your tutor Ian, to ensure you succeed.

Experience the ultimate time of your life making something from nothing, there’s no better feeling!

About SEAT Academy

Ian, SEAT Academy’s CEO, started on his upholstery journey at the age of 16 as a young man with a passion for making things. With over 20 years of experience in the upholstery industry he has left no stone unturned. He has a range of skills from basic household furniture-making, to crafting interiors for private jets and creating bespoke interiors for luxury brands such as Bentley.

Ian has excelled in all things upholstery and has a passion for sharing his extensive knowledge with others through SEAT Academy’s comprehensive upholstery training courses, enabling his students to master their craft as he did.

Our Courses

SEAT Academy provide an encouraging, safe and supportive learning environment, equipping you with the tools you need to succeed in the world of upholstery.

Wing Chair Course

Duration: 8 days +

Price: from £100 a day

Standard Headboard Course

Duration: 2 days +

Price: from £100 a day

Autos Course

Duration: 10 days +

Price: from £160 a day

Standard Footstool Course

Duration: 1 days +

Price: from £100 a day

Deep Buttoned Headboard

Duration: 2 days +

Price: from £100 a day

BYO Upholstery

Duration: 1 days +

Price: from £160 a day

Deep Buttoned Footstool Course

Duration: 2 days +

Price: from £100 a day

Sewing Course

Duration: 1 days +

Price: from £100 a day

On-Site Tuition

Duration: 1 days +

Price: from £160 a day (dependant on location)

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