Automotive Upholstery Certificate

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 automotive upholstery industry. Students will learn how to remove and re-upholster specific automotive interior elements such as doors and quarter panels, bucket seats, bench seats, headliners, carpets, and convertible tops.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Automobile Upholstery certificate, students will be able to:

  • Remove automotive seat covers in preparation for patterning.
  • Calculate all materials needed to complete an interior.
  • Construct automotive bucket seat covers and headrests.
  • Re-install completed parts.
  • Create a new interior for a vehicle.

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.

Admission Dates

Fall and spring quarters.

Completion Requirements

Prerequisite(s)

Successful completion of Upholstery Fundamentals Certificate or instructor’s permission.

Program Course List

UPH 118Doors and Quarter Panels I

4

UPH 120Doors and Quarter Panels II

4

UPH 122Bucket Seats I

4

UPH 124Bucket Seats II

4

UPH 126Bench Seats I

4

UPH 128Bench Seats II

4

UPH 132Headliners

4

UPH 136Carpets

4

UPH 140Convertible Tops

4

UPH 200Special Projects

4

COLL 102College Success for All

3

Total Credit Hours:43