Hull College Jewellery Course

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Hull College Jewellery Course

The introductory level will include jewellery making techniques and processes including soldering, forming, etching, embossing etc. The course is workshop based and will involve a ‘hands on’ approach. Students will develop 3 dimensional language in relation to working with metals and mixed media metals. All major tools and equipment are provided by the college, however, students will need to.

Introduction to Jewellery (10 weeks)

Course Details

The introductory level will include jewellery making techniques and processes including soldering, forming, etching, embossing etc. The course is workshop based and will involve a ‘hands on’ approach. Students will develop 3 dimensional language in relation to working with metals and mixed media metals. All major tools and equipment are provided by the college, however, students will need to purchase saw blades and any precious metals they wish to work with (these can be purchased from the tutor). Base metals such as copper and brass are provided by the college. Students will be expected to respond to tutor set assignment briefs, keeping a sketchbook record of inspiration and ideas development, in addition to health and safety notes. NB: once a learner has successfully completed a 10 week term, they will be given opportunity to enrol for a further 10 weeks in the next term (subject to demand).

Qualifications required:
An interest in jewellery making/silver smithing

Course length:
10 weeks – part time

Venue:
The College’s Park Street Centre

Start Date:
Autumn, Spring and Summer Terms

Course hours:
3 Hours

Additional info:
Completion of on-line applications are not necessary. Due to the nature of the activity, informal one to one guidance is preferred to ensure correct entry onto courses. Therefore please contact the Art and Design Office directly. Advice on material costs will be provided at enrolment.

Progression:
On successful completion of the 10 week course students may wish to progress onto a further 10 weeks at the same level to extend their skills. Students with a strong portfolio may consider progression onto the NOCN Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design or the OCN Access to Higher Education Art and Design.

Session times:
1-4pm or 6-9pm

Days running:
Monday evening, Tuesday afternoon or Tuesday evening.