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1-Day Upholstery Cleaning Course


A comprehensive 1-day course designed for professional and contract cleaners in the domestic and commercial cleaning market.

Covering all types of fabric cleaning, this valuable course examines everything from inspecting and testing to wet and dry solvent cleaning of upholstery, leather and fine textiles.

Covid-19 update: Classroom courses will have reduced delegate numbers of 12 maximum per course. Control measures and hygiene procedures, including 2m social distancing and face masks to be worn when not seated. Check-in with the NHS Covid-19 app.
C1 and U1 courses are now available to book as ON-LINE ZOOM COURSES.

  • Courses commence at 09.00 and finish at 16.30.
  • Included in the cost is a hot meal plus buffet lunch along with 2 coffee breaks.
  • All attendees will get a fully comprehensive training and reference manual to take away, as well as Certificate of Attendance.
  • Parking is available on site.
  • Directions and a list of local hotels are available on request.
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Upholstery conditions
Soil levels, wear and fading, soil types
Upholstery cleaning methods
Low moisture, dry solvent cleaning, wet cleaning, leather cleaning
Fibre identification
Natural or synthetic, tensile strength test, burn test
Fabric types and reaction to cleaning
Flat weave, velvets, tapestry, cotton prints
Professional survey check and test for:-
Dye bleed, wet or dry solvent cleaning, shrinkage, soiling, distortion, fillings, swealing
Chemistry of cleaning
pH scale, correct use of products
Stain removal and specail treatments
Water or solvent soluble stains, deodorisers, fabric protectors
Furniture classification chart for timing and pricing


Simon Rose of All Round Cleaning
“I recently attended both the one day carpet course and the following days’ upholstery course and I would like to take this opportunity in thanking Prochem for your wonderful hospitality during those superb training courses. Conducted by true professionals, with time served experience in the industry, in an interesting and informative way. I would also like express my interest in attending both the hard floor course and the stain removal course, as early as possible”.

Sheila of Environmental Yacht Services Antibes, France
“I must thank you for your very pleasurable day doing the upholstery course. The course was very well presented by both Phil and Adam and I enjoyed the day very much. I look forward to being able to use the information to enhance my business. Thank you and I look forward to re-visiting the UK to attend the stain removal course soon. PS – I loved the lunch !”

Course Booking Information

All courses must be paid for at the time of booking. A charge of twenty pounds will be applied to cancellations made less than seven days prior to the date of the course, to cover the cost of incurred catering charges. All training courses include coffee, lunch, tea, reference manual and training certificate. The numbers on each course are restricted and we regret that a catering charge will be made for non-attendance or late cancellations and change of course date. Lunch will be provided on all courses, with a vegetarian option and some special dietary requirements (please ask at time of booking). Please ensure you inform us if you have any food allergies. Reservations will be confirmed by letter and will include course timetable and travel directions. For up-to-date details of course timetables and scheduled dates contact our Training Department on 020 8974 1515. All prices are per person and exclusive of VAT.