Metal Embossing - beginners - Autumn

Course code: QCAR701P

Subject area: Homecrafts

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

6:00pm - 8:00pm


3rd Nov 2020 - 8th Dec 2020

Abingdon Campus

Contact details

01235 555 585

Come along and learn the wonderful craft of metal embossing. You will discover how to create and personalise beautiful 3-dimensional designs on a malleable metal sheet using various creative techniques with handheld tools (no noisy hammering). This will be a relaxing course where you will see shapes and designs emerge from a flat sheet of metal. Don’t be put off it you think you can’t draw; all designs will be traced from designs provided. The tutor will guide the class through some basic methods and simple exercises which will produce a wonderful range of effects. You will make at least one beautiful creation to take home each week, which will be perfect to display or give as a personalised gift. All materials, consumables and tools will be included.

Week 1 – Introduction to basic embossing skills. Design and creation of double-sided, embossed heart
Week 2– Lettering – Creation of Personalised A6 book cover
Week 3 – Creating faces in metal
Week 4 – Bespoke Embossed Photo Frame
Week 5 – Using glass paint and gemstones to add colour to floral or mosaic patterns.
Week 6 – Free form – Learners will create a piece of their choosing (according to size of metal sheet provided)

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.

Why not choose another crafts course from the extensive OAL offer. Find out more on the college website.
No previous knowledge or experience is necessary. All welcome

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 2020 prior to starting the course.
There is a £60 materials fee attached to this course, which will cover the cost of all high-quality materials and consumables used. These include:-
Sheet metal
Embossing tools
Paper Stump
Glass paint
Acrylic Gems
Wooden hearts

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 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply. As 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 also visit the Course Fees & Finance page by searching 'Fees and bursaries' at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tution Fee: £66.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Materials: £60.00

Total Cost: £126.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £39.60
Exam Fee: £0.00
Materials: £60.00

Total Cost: £99.60

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.