Silver and Copper Jewellery Making for Improvers

Ref: C3528960

Students will have the opportunity to build upon their existing jewellery making skills. They will be introduced to additional, more advanced techniques, tools and processes for forming, texturing, connecting and finishing to enable more complex or refined pieces to be created.

Additional information about this course

Students will be asked to contribute £10 towards the cost of materials. No class on 15/02/18.

Course aim

To extend the skills and competence of students with a basic experience of making copper and silver jewellery. To introduce more advanced techniques and processes and enable increasingly refined and/or complex pieces to be created.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Select, name and use a broad range of equipment correctly and safely
  • Complete a self-initiated jewellery project piece at an appropriate and achievable level of challenge
  • Identify the processes and order of processes required to complete an original piece of jewellery

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • Note/Sketchbook would be useful. For safety, please wear footwear that fully covers feet and tie long hair back. Students will be asked to contribute £10 towards the cost of materials.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

Download full course outline

Silver and Copper Jewellery Making for Improvers Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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