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Get money by putting your practical skills to work

Your own business
  • Are you eager to learn all about the upholstery business?

Prospective Careers:

  • Upholsterer







Who will issue your certificate?

Once you’ve completed your study with Speciss College and passed the exams, you’ll be awarded the Speciss College Upholstery Certificate. This is the foundation for your future career!

Speciss College is the largest private education institution in Zimbabwe. We provide a diverse range of education and training facilities; just take a look at the menu of courses we offer (it’s on the other side of this sheet) and you’ll see that we cover more than 20 different fields of study!

The College’s well-deserved reputation for quality – established over 40 years – ensures that our students have a head-start in the job market and in their academic careers.

Speciss College’s training facilities are outstanding and the teachers and lecturers perform to the highest standards.

Speciss students regularly achieve results above international and national averages.

A qualification from Speciss College will equip you with skills to succeed in today’s competitive world!


Entry requirements for this course

To join the Speciss family and kick-start your career, you do not need any formal qualifications. However, it will assist you greatly if you know how to operate a sewing machine.


What will you learn? (the syllabus)

This is what you’ll study in the Upholstery Certificate course:

  • Health and safety
  • Colour, shape and form
  • Tools and equipment
  • Stitching techniques – hand and machine
  • Measurements and estimates
  • Fabrics – their qualities and how to choose the right one for the job
  • Making a chair-seat cover
  • Fastenings
  • Fillings
  • Wood and metal frames
  • Upholstery of a wood-framed chair
  • Upholstery of a metal-framed item
  • Upholstery of vehicles

What exams will you write?

Exams are held monthly. You’ll register for the exams with the Speciss College Exams Officer. Information on the exam fees can be obtained from the Speciss College Exams Officer.

When and where are the classes and what are the fees?

Lessons are offered at different times on different campuses, with some lessons being held during the day, and others in the evening or at weekends.

Often the same course can be studied at a variety of different times, so you can choose the one which is more convenient to you.

You’ll get your personal timetable when you register at Speciss College.


What about books and stationery?

You'll need to bring your own notebook and writing materials to your classes. For your convenience, we have a range of stationery items at the Speciss bookshops.




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