AMUSF Upholstery Information Session


Mon Mar 27 2023 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm


Ashbourne Adult Community Education Centre | Ashbourne, EN

These courses are provided by Derbyshire Adult Community Education Service.
About this Event

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You can contact your local centre or email [email protected] if you are struggling to make a booking through Eventbrite or bookings have closed.

Our Learning for Leisure courses are for people aged over 19 but we have some great courses for people aged 14 to 18, if you are interested in these please visit our website. If you are aged between 14 to 18 and are interested in this course please email [email protected]

Find out more about the Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers (AMUSF) Qualifications.

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Ashbourne Adult Community Education Centre

Approximate course length:

1 hour

This course is for:

Anyone who wants to find out more about the Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers (AMUSF) Qualifications. These qualifications are for adults who want to develop skills in upholstery. Adults who are interested in changing career or becoming self-employed.

You will learn:

Details of the Upholstery Qualification which is delivered in three stages with each stage being a qualification in its own right. Each stage has a number of projects and samples to work through. As you progress through the stages you will learn increasingly difficult upholstery techniques and skills.

Work outside of the sessions:

This is not required

Additional costs and what to prepare:

You will need a pen and paper, laptop or tablet so that you can make your own notes.

Progression from this course:

You may wish to progress to progress on to the AMUSF qualification, a leisure class in upholstery or one of our wide range of craft classes.

Discuss your next steps with your tutor or centre staff.

For further information on our courses or the additional support we offer visit:

Course fees explained

Some of our courses are free of charge. Others have a full fee and a lower ‘concessions’ rate for those on certain benefits. This may vary from course to course so please ask when enquiring about a particular course. For many of our learning for leisure courses we use three different fee bands:

Fee A: Full fee

Fee B: Derbyshire Gold cards holders

Fee C: Concessions for those on certain benefits/allowances – details are on our Paying for your learning page.

There may be additional costs on some courses for materials please ask for details.

If selecting one of the reduced rates, you will be asked to show proof of entitlement when attending course.


A booking fee is charged by Eventbrite for each booking, this is retained by Eventbrite. Derbyshire Adult Community Education Service receive the course fee.

Before booking onto this course, please read the Derbyshire Adult Education Learner Entitlement.

When you book onto the course you need to provide Personal Information. To see the privacy notice issued by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Department of Education (DfE), please visit


If you are no longer able to attend a course, we may be able to refund the course cost up to 7 days before the course start date minus approximately 10% to cover costs incurred by us.

We reserve the right for refunds to be issued by cheque.

What can you expect from DACES?

Safeguarding and Prevent

Whilst on our on-line courses you can expect a safe space, free from abuse, bullying, discrimination or threat. Click on the following link for more information: Safeguarding and Prevent.

If you have any concerns/queries regarding safeguarding/prevent please report these to your tutor or email: [email protected]

Further information:

For more information and to view our full range of courses visit our website

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We wish you every success with your course. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any comments or enquiries at [email protected]

Careers Support:

Careers Service

At Derbyshire County Council Careers Service, we provide impartial information, advice and guidance on work and learning related matters to help you make informed decisions on learning, training, work and / or volunteering.

By meeting with a qualified Careers Coaches, we can help you make career decisions throughout your life. From your chosen education route, planning a career change at any age or getting the job that is right for you.

For impartial information, advice and guidance on careers and learning visit


Where is it happening?

Ashbourne Adult Community Education Centre, 12 Cokayne Avenue, Ashbourne, United Kingdom

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