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Jewellery Making (Intermediate and Advanced Levels)

COURSE OVERVIEW

The courses cover the skills required to make a pendant with traditional hand skills and then moves on to designing and making your own rings, brooches and necklaces.
The college provides the equipment necessary to design your own style of silver jewellery and has no constraints on the type of design you wish to make.
During the Jewellery Making for Intermediate and Advanced Levels you will cover the skills required to design and make your own rings, brooches and necklaces. The college provides all equipment necessary to design your own style of jewellery, however you will be asked to provide your own materials for your projects. On this course you will have the chance to:
Intermediate:
  • Sketch out or discuss your design ideas and design a piece based on this
  • Use more intermediate jewellery-making skills e.g. piercing, filing, drilling and polishing
  • Construct a piece of jewellery using a new skill you have previously not tried
Advanced:
  • Decide your objectives with the tutor
  • Achieve a higher standard of design and craftsmanship
  • Realise your designs by making use of challenging techniques (e.g. stone setting and chain making)

There are three courses in 2024-25. Course dates and times are listed below:

DATES & TIMES

DAY

TIMES

START DATE

END DATE

Monday

19:00-21:00

23/09/2024

02/12/2024

Monday

19:00-21:00

13/01/2025

24/03/2025

Monday 19:00-21:00 14/04/2025 30/06/2025

Please note: this course does not run in the college half term or end of term breaks.

FURTHER INFORMATION

The Jewellery Making for Intermediate and Advanced Levels is suitable for those who have participated in Jewellery making courses previously and have a good level of experience.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

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