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Upholsterers - Preparation

To work as an upholsterer, you typically need to:

  • have a high school diploma or equivalent; and
  • complete moderate-term, on-the-job training.

Education after high school

Some upholsterers learn their skills at professional-technical schools or two-year colleges. These programs usually last one year or less and grant a certificate.

On-the-job training

Most upholsterers learn their skills on the job from an experienced worker. Training typically lasts up to one year.

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.