Jewellery with Silver - Workshop

Course code: QCXR609P

Subject area: Art & Design

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

10:00am - 4:00pm


25th Jun 2022 - 25th Jun 2022

Oxford Adult Learning Cowley

Contact details

01235 555 585

This Day workshop is for Jewellery enthusiasts. The day lasts from 10.00am -4.00pm. This day course has been designed for you if you have jewellery experience or not. You will learn the basics of jewellery making. You will start & finish a silver ring to a finger size. You will be able to form and solder a ring and learn different textures of finishing.

• Annealing.
• Pickling.
• Forming a ring.
• Using hand tools.
• Using silver solder.
• learn about filing
• Finishing techniques

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.

Liked the workshop? Why not enrol onto the Silver Jewellery for Beginners or Mixed Ability course.
Learners of all levels and experience and ability are welcome

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2021 prior to starting the course.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2021 prior to starting the course.
There is a £30 materials fee to cover the cost of the silver, gem stones etc provided to make your rings or pendants.

Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £33.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Materials: £30.00

Total Cost: £63.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £19.80
Exam Fee: £0.00
Materials: £30.00

Total Cost: £49.80

As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.
You will be taught through group demonstrations of skills and through 1 to 1 support and advice on how your work can be developed. You will be shown examples of jewellery that demonstrate how skills have been implemented. You will be encouraged to assess your own progress and will learn through discussion with the tutor and your peers. There will be course paperwork to complete.

Informal methods of assessments will be used including:
• Keeping portfolios
• Q and A
• 1 to 1 discussion
• Peer assessment