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SGS is pleased to announce our Colour Appreciation:The Basics seminar which will discuss the principles and theory of colour perception, how we see colour, how to measure it and what is acceptable commercially in terms of colour difference.


08 Oct 2020, 11:30


08 Oct 2020, 14:00


Leicester, United Kingdom

Notice: Due to current COVID-19 UK government social distancing guidelines all training will be via Microsoft teams and not face to face for the forseeable future.
We are however available to run in-house bespoke courses depending on availability.
For further information, please contact:
UK Softlines Manager
SGS United Kingdom Ltd
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We are pleased to announce our extensive range of seminar training courses which are designed for you to remain up to date and informed on the latest legislation, industry updates and consumer safety demands. SGS provides excellent course materials, with clearly defined objectives, and reliable, friendly course administration. Our Seminars are interactive and involve delegate participation or demonstrations/visual aids. Delegates are encouraged to bring along their own samples for discussion.
Whether you are seeking knowledge that enables you to comply with regulations, improve performance, manage risk or develop talent; the Consumer and Retail Seminars can help you and your business gain the knowledge you need to continually adapt in today’s fast moving markets. As a leader in professional training, we draw on years of worldwide experience to provide effective learning opportunities.

Courses to suit your needs

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  • Opportunity to share best practice
  • Opportunity to share ideas
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Delivery Method

Our trainings are offered in a variety of delivery formats so that you can choose those that are best suited to your individual requirements. Our experts deliver face-to-face training in the form of public courses where you can join your industry peers or through in-house bespoke seminars designed to meet your specific needs.

Course Overview

The seminar will discuss the principles and theory of colour perception, how we see colour, how to measure it and what is acceptable commercially in terms of colour difference. The seminar will review colour vision and how this is assessed.
Opportunity will be given to those who would like to have their colour vision assessed using the Farnsworth Munsell 100 System.
We encourage delegates to bring samples along for discussion during the day; this always introduces a level of spontaneity and makes the seminar much more interesting.
The seminar is especially suited to designers, buyers and technologists. 

Course Agenda

  • Welcome
  • What is colour?
  • Seeing Colour
  • Light Theory
  • The Human Eye
  • Factors Affecting Colour Perception
  • Colour Vision Tests
  • Communicating Colour
  • Terminology
  • Colour Difference
  • Q&A


Registration for this course is £100.00 plus VAT per delegate for the Half Day seminar.

Seminar Date, Time and Location

8 October - 1.30pm to 4.00pm - Leicester

How to Book

Please contact:
Client Training Seminars
SGS United Kingdom Ltd
t: 0116 284 6780