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