Would you like to become an upholsterer? Here are some tips for you

Today the most sought after trades are: the bricklayer, the mechanic, the plumber, the electrician. But there are also many other slightly more niche professionals who are also sought after in industries all over the world.

A professional figure that is having an important success, even with the birth of increasingly specialized companies in the sector and that of the upholsterer.

The franchising sector is also witnessing the birth of companies that deal with upholstery.

Some time ago it was considered humble and low-paid work, but today it is considered safe and well-paid work.

Who is the upholsterer? The upholsterer is the professional figure specialized in covering chairs, sofas and other furnishings with a “second skin”.

What are the requirements to become an upholsterer?

The candidate who wishes to work for a company must have an artistic sense and the ability to change his client’s proposals and expectations into art.

What training do you need to become an upholsterer? To date, no special school training is required but compulsory schooling and an apprenticeship period or specific training course are required.

Working in a shop as an employee and carrying out the job of upholsterer today leads you to earn a salary of 1000-1200 euros per month.

But the opportunities with this profession do not end only in a job as an employee, it is also possible to start up on your own.

In this case it is necessary to open the VAT number and contact an accountant.

By opening your own shop you can also sell small upholstery items, as well as taking care of the cutting of upholstery materials (fabrics, natural and artificial leathers), the repair of the internal wooden structures of the objects to be upholstered.

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