The Manufacture of Wool Carpets

A great foundation course on how wool carpets are made from pile fibre selection, through spinning, weaving and tufting to finishing. With very good technical content that will help in attaining a total overview of the carpet manufacturing industry.

A 4-module online training course covering carpet fibres, yarn engineering, machine-made carpet manufacture, carpet construction, textures and styling, carpet performance, testing and classification. Including 3 industry videos to assist understanding. There are questions after each module (totalling approximately 100 questions).

What will you learn?

Fibre properties

The Wool pipeline

Wool Scouring

Yarn Manufacture

Handmade

Woven - Wilton and Axminster

Tufting

Construction Terminology

Yarn Construction

Carpet Textures

Carpet Performance Terminology

The Chain of Carpet Properties

Carpet Classification

Test Methods for Carpets

Performance Tests

Course author

Course author

Dr Wood has extensive experience as a teacher and lecturer, having been a teacher of mathematics and physics at Cashmere High School, Education Manager at AgResearch Ltd, and the Manager, Education, Information & Partnership Services at Wool Research Organisation, New Zealand.

Dr Wood has had over 40 papers published in peer reviewed journals and technical reports.

Who is the course for?

Who is the course for?

This course is for all those interested in working in the carpet industry, those already in the industry but needing to know more, sales and marketing staff, customer services personnel, etc.

What's included?

Course manual

The course fee includes The Manufacture of Wool Carpets course manual (worth £195.00).

Certificate

Upon successful completion of this course a certificate of merit is awarded.

Quizzes

Multi choice quiz at the end of each module

Industry videos

Videos showing aspects of the carpet manufacturing process

Access your course anywhere and on desktop, tablet or smartphone

Only £350.00

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