Course title:
Crafts for Christmas
Tutor:
Julie Smith
Course ID:
C3679773
Start date:
15/10/2021
End date:
19/11/2021
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Fri 15 Oct 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Fri 22 Oct 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Fri 29 Oct 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Fri 05 Nov 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Fri 12 Nov 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Fri 19 Nov 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Total sessions: 6
Total number of classroom hours: 12
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 12
Date
Fri 15 Oct 2021
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 22 Oct 2021
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 29 Oct 2021
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 05 Nov 2021
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 12 Nov 2021
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 19 Nov 2021
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Total sessions:
6
Total number of classroom hours:
12
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
12
Venue:
Classroom Face to Face with Canvas (for SLR & teaching file)
Hull Quaker Meeting House
2-10 Bean Street
HULL
HU3 2PR
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
£45.60 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?
scissors, pencil, ruler, a glue stick, upva glue, double sided tape. I will put the different projects and materials you will need on canvas nearer the the start of the course.
Course aim:
To provide a safe welcoming and supportive environment in which students can learn and develop their craft skills building up confidence to develop their own artistic skills and creativity.
Course description:
I will work with you to improve your confidence in your ability to develop artistic skills and creativity. You will learn the skills of many crafts by watching and following step by step demonstrations. With one to one help and guidance you will make unique, dimensional projects, learning how to use a multitude of skills and resources, to include making unusual shaped cards, gift boxes, table decorations, decorated candles, napkin folding, crackers and much more. We will explore and try crafts of your choice to meet your individual needs and expectations during the course. This is a fun course for everyone from the complete beginner to those wanting to improve their skills, no prior knowledge is needed just a desire to learn and develop your skills and creativity, gain confidence meet new friends have fun and make something wonderful.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Follow a template, score and fold card into shape making unusual shaped cards with movement and gift boxes.
2. Arrange foliage (natural or false) to create a table decoration or wreath.
3. Use origami folds to create different folded napkins.
4. Make and decorate your own candles.
5. Co-ordinate colour pattern and design when decorating your projects.
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