Course title:
Jewellery Making
Tutor:
Lisa Pearson
Course ID:
C2346440
Start date:
11/01/2022
End date:
03/05/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Tue 04 Jan 2022 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM 5
Tue 11 Jan 2022 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM 5
Tue 18 Jan 2022 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM 5
Tue 25 Jan 2022 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM 5
Tue 01 Feb 2022 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM 5
Tue 08 Mar 2022 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM 5
Tue 15 Mar 2022 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM 5
Tue 22 Mar 2022 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM 5
Tue 29 Mar 2022 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM 5
Tue 19 Apr 2022 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM 5
Tue 26 Apr 2022 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM 5
Tue 03 May 2022 10:00 AM - 15:00 PM 5
Total sessions: 12
Total number of classroom hours: 60
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 60
Date
Tue 04 Jan 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Hours
5
Date
Tue 11 Jan 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Hours
5
Date
Tue 18 Jan 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Hours
5
Date
Tue 25 Jan 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Hours
5
Date
Tue 01 Feb 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Hours
5
Date
Tue 08 Mar 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Hours
5
Date
Tue 15 Mar 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Hours
5
Date
Tue 22 Mar 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Hours
5
Date
Tue 29 Mar 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Hours
5
Date
Tue 19 Apr 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Hours
5
Date
Tue 26 Apr 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Hours
5
Date
Tue 03 May 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Hours
5
Total sessions:
12
Total number of classroom hours:
60
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
60
Venue:
Classroom Face to Face with Canvas (for SLR & teaching file)
The Textile Workshop (Above the Crimson Tree)
621 Mansfield Road
Nottingham
NG5 2FX
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 1 (level information)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
Programme title:
Programme aims:
Programme description:
Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£225.50 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
This course is for beginners and improvers
This course is for beginners and improvers
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
Bring £16 to the first session to purchase Silver. After the second session you will be responsible for purchasing your own precious metal; guidance will be given. (Please also see notes about this in 'Course Description' section) Bring a notebook & apron Wear closed toe shoes
Course aim:
This course offers the opportunity to design & make your own beautiful, individual Jewellery from precious and non-precious metals. You can enjoy learning new skills while creating beautiful items of Jewellery for yourself, as presents or to sell
Course description:
This course offers the opportunity to design and make your own beautiful, individual Jewellery from precious and non-precious metals. You can enjoy learning new skills while creating beautiful items of Jewellery for yourself, as presents or to sell. Things Covered in the Course: How to use all the tools and equipment in the workshop Cutting/piercing, filing, sanding your work Soldering metal Cleaning, polishing and finishing Jewellery Selection and purchase of precious and non-precious metals Designing your own Jewellery NOTE: It is possible to work entirely in copper on this course, which will considerably reduce your costs. It is estimated that in copper your materials will cost below £30, but in Silver the cost will be substantially more depending on your designs. If you are on a low household income you may be able to claim this cost back via our Discretionary Learner Support fund (please ask for further details)
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Use the technique of sand casting to create Jewellery components
2. Construct Jewellery using hollow forms
3. Produce different textures on metal using the rolling mill
4. Create a frame for a ‘pre-patinated’ or non metal element
5. Produce your own Jewellery designs
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/course-fees-and-financial-support

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk