Jewellery with silver - beginners/mixed ability - Summer

Course code: QPXR615P

Subject area: Art & Design

Study level: Part Time

Course level: E

Course details

6:45pm - 8:45pm


21st Apr 2020 - 7th Jul 2020

Oxford Adult Learning Cowley

Contact details

01235 555 585

Add a silver lining to your day at one of our silver jewellery classes. Learn traditional techniques to make Silver jewellery ready to wear home with pride.

The course is completely practical, technique based, aimed at beginners and intermediates looking to improve and develop their skills.

The class size is 10-12 learners. All tools and equipment are provided. Silver is an extra cost and you will be guided where to source the metal by the Tutor.

You will learn how to
• Solder
• saw Pierce using a jeweller’s saw
• file
• Form/texture/shape metal
• Stone setting
• sand/cuttle fish casting
• polishing

Beginners start with a practical introduction to working with hand tools and base metal on week one and soon progress to working in Silver to produce rings, bangles … Intermediates will continue to develop their skills, will be guided on personal projects, learn stone settings and casting.

Please note there will be no teaching sessions on 26/05/2020

Learners of all levels and experience and ability are welcome
There is a £21 NCFE registration fee.

Trips and visits may be offered as part of your programme of study but these will be optional and fees will be collected throughout the duration of the course. Details of cost will be provided during the enrolment process if not already above.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page under the Info Centre link at the top of the screen.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £166.00
Exam Fee: £21.00

Total Cost: £187.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

By attending, using and combining materials safely to create an outcome, you will achieve a NCFE Creative Craft qualification at the end of this course.

Entry Level 3 - Award in Creative Craft

This qualification will introduce learners to craft and design materials and allow them to combine materials to create an art or craft item whilst working safely and using appropriate personal, protective equipment.