Celebration and Seasonal Card Making

Ref: C3840764

This course provides an introduction to the construction of celebration and seasonal cards to be used as gifts or to mark special occasions. The course is designed to appeal to the beginner and will cover a range of basic techniques and decorative skills to form a foundation from which the student can progress and develop

Course aim

To develop the skill levels and confidence of students in basic card making and decorative techniques

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is available to Link Centre service users only due to the level of support required by the students

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

  • Construct basic cards using cutting and folding techniques
  • Develop a range of skills and decorative techniques with which to produce cards
  • Develop confidence in choosing appropriate materials and techniques for a task
  • To independently progress tasks with increased confidence

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
  • In this group there will be continual demonstration and one to one work to support the needs of the students

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
  • one to one work and discussion updates

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

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
  • Other options are discussed with students where suitable but most of the students stay within a WEA course due to the level of support needed

Download full course outline

Celebration and Seasonal Card Making Course Outline

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  • 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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