Crafts For Cash: An Introduction

Ref: C3127587

This is the first in a series of short courses and workshops where we will learn to make crafts that can be used to earn a side income. We look at upcycling, how we adapt to market demand and touch on where we can sell online and face to face.

Course aim

Crafts for Cash is a five week course where we explore, learn and discover crafts we can sell for cash.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Learn how to make a range of fabric and other material flowers
  • Learn how to source affordable materials
  • Learn which are the key online platforms to sell on
  • Learn how to price items
  • Learn how to use online blogs and social media to get inspired

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?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • You will be encouraged to bring in fabrics and items to upcycle and use and express your entrepreneurial flare.

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

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Crafts For Cash: An Introduction

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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