LASRA Leather & Fellmongery Courses for 2021:

LASRA Certificate in Fellmongery and Leather Processing

This is a one-year part-time course and is the mainstay of the training activity for our industry. It aims to ensure that your employees have the basic knowledge that gives them a better understanding of the broad picture and an effective grasp of basic technology. It has found favour with a wide range of people, from workers on the shop floor to those involved in marketing. This course is a great way of getting a general grounding.
The courses are split into two areas: Bovine (Leather), Ovine (Fellmongery). Students can choose which sector they want to do which is usually the one that they are most involved with. Note are available for the other sector as additional notes.

Certificate Leather Manufacture Brochure 2021

LASRA Diploma in Leather Manufacture Technology

This course is for two years and consists of eight units per year. It aims to provide a basis for developing technical control over leather-making processes and an ability to restructure processes and evaluate the results in the leather that has been produced. There is a week Block course at LASRA for both 1st and 2nd year students each year.

Diploma Brochure 2021

LASRA Learning Modules

If you don’t have the time to take on a full year of study, this is a great way to go taking on only the modules you are interested in, even if it is just one. A certificate will be issued on completion of each unit. Usually it takes a month of study per unit.

Modular Course Brochure 2021

Understanding Leather

This is a fun 3-day course in leather manufacture held at LASRA from 23-25 June 2021. This course is for those not directly involved in leather manufacture and comprises of a mix of classroom, practical demonstration in our pilot tannery and a visit to a modern tannery.

3 Day Leather Course 2021

All LASRA courses are run online. Students are given a password to log-in to the LASRA server to access their material. The basic requirements are a secure computer preferably with broadband connection and an internet browser.


We hope you’ll consider LASRA to help with your training needs for the coming year.


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