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Major: Leatherworking and Upholstery


Introduction

Leatherworking and upholstery programs teach students how to install springs, filling, padding, covering and finishing on items such as furniture, automobile seats, caskets, mattresses, and bedsprings, as well as to repair all types of footwear, including replacement and mending of worn parts, refinishing and dyeing leather, and repairing other leather goods such as handbags, belts, and luggage.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Leatherworking and Upholstery, Other
  • Shoe, Boot and Leather Repair
  • Upholstery/Upholsterer

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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