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Furniture Upholstery Certificate

certificate Info at a Glance
Type
Certificate
Estimated # of Quarters
This certificate is approximately 3 quarters long, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.
Admission Dates
Fall and Spring quarters.
Prerequisites
Successful completion of Upholstery Fundamentals Certificate or instructor permission.

This three quarter program builds on the skills learned in the Upholstery Fundamentals Certificate and provides students with lessons and project based learning specific to the furniture upholstery industry. Students will learn how to remove and re-upholster specific furniture pieces such as Louis chairs, wing back chairs, and sofas. Additionally, students will learn specific techniques used in furniture upholstery such as diamond tufting, tying springs, and design and construction of a headboard.

Program Length: This program is approximately three quarters long, depending on the time students need to satisfactory complete all graduation requirements. Must have required tools and textbooks.

Certificate Requirements

Course NumberClass TitleCredits
UPH 145The Art of Tying Springs3
UPH 150Upholstering a Louis-Type Chair I4
UPH 155Upholstering a Louis-Type Chair II4
UPH 160Upholstering a Wingback Chair I4
UPH 165Upholstering a Wingback Chair II4
UPH 170Upholstering a Sofa I4
UPH 175Upholstering a Sofa II4
UPH 180Diamond Tifting4
UPH 185Pillow Backs5
UPH 190Design and Construction of a Headboard5
COLL 102College Success for All3
 Technical Credits44

The Art of Tying Springs

Item #
UPH 145
Total Credits
3

Students will learn how to install springs using eight-way tie and adjust to proper height.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of Upholstery Fundamentals Certificate, or instructor permission.
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Upholstering a Louis-Type Chair I

Item #
UPH 150
Total Credits
4

Covers professional upholstery techniques and skills needed to upholster a Louis-type chair, overview of materials and tools of furniture upholstery and best practices.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of Upholstery Fundamentals Certificate, or instructor permission.
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Upholstering a Louis-Type Chair II

Item #
UPH 155
Total Credits
4

Continuation of Upholstering a Louis-type Chair I, building on skills learned in UPH 150, including instruction on designing and sewing sofa skirts and furniture arm covers.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of Upholstery Fundamentals Certificate, or instructor permission.
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Upholstering a Wingback Chair I

Item #
UPH 160
Total Credits
4

Introduces skills needed to upholster a wingback chair. Provides overview of professional upholstery techniques, materials and tools and best practices.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of Upholstery Fundamentals Certificate, or instructor permission.
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Upholstering a Wingback Chair II

Item #
UPH 165
Total Credits
4

Continues building on skills learned in Upholstering a Wingback Chair I course.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of UPH 145, UPH 150, UPH 155 and UPH 160, or instructor permission.
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Upholstering a Sofa I

Item #
UPH 170
Total Credits
4

Covers professional upholstery techniques and skills needed to upholster a sofa, overview of materials and tools of furniture upholstery and best practices.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of UPH 145, UPH 150, UPH 155 and UPH 160, or instructor permission.
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Upholstering a Sofa II

Item #
UPH 175
Total Credits
4
Continues building on skills learned in Upholstering a Sofa I course, includes instruction on designing and sewing sofa skirts and furniture arm covers.
Prerequisites
Successful completion of UPH 145, UPH 150, UPH 155 and UPH 160, or instructor permission.
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Diamond Tifting

Item #
UPH 180
Total Credits
4
Create a diamond tufted sample board or furniture piece.
Prerequisites
Successful completion of UPH 165, UPH 170 and UPH 175, or instructor permission.
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Pillow Backs

Item #
UPH 185
Total Credits
5
Fabricate a pillow back using essential patterning and sewing skills.
Prerequisites
Successful completion of UPH 165, UPH 170 and UPH 175, or instructor permission.
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Design and Construction of a Headboard

Item #
UPH 190
Total Credits
5

Build a headboard using essential skills, professional upholstery techniques, tools and materials and best practices.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of UPH 165, UPH 170 and UPH 175, or instructor permission.
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College Success for All

Item #
COLL 102
Total Credits
3

College Success for All prepares students for success at Clover Park Technical College and beyond.  This class is offered Pass/Fail utilizes CANVAS CPTC’s online learning management system to familiarize students with this learning environment. Designed to provide students with the basic skills to be successful in college, by developing connections with campus resources, faculty, staff and peers.  The course includes 20 hours of classroom instruction and 20 hours of online and computer work. It includes, but is not limited to: study skills, learning styles, communication skills, time management, campus resources, test taking strategies, diversity and campus policies and procedures.  This class also includes mandatory safety and FERPA training along with SALT component for financial planning. 

Prerequisites
None, but required for all students.
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