Silver Jewellery Making - Beginners to Advanced
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Skills, Support and Adult Learning
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Leisure Victoria Yard Various (please see below) See below 18.30-21.00 £187 £85

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

All abilities are welcome. Course cost includes enough silver for the initial project. Silver for subsequent projects is bought at an extra cost. The price will depend on the amount used.

Course details and dates

Start End Day and Time Duration Course Fee Reduced Fee
09/01/18 20/03/18 Tues 18:30 - 21:00 10 weeks £187 £85
20/09/17 29/11/17 Wed 18:30 - 21:00 10 weeks £187 £85
10/01/18 21/03/18 Wed 18:30 - 21:00 10 weeks £187 £85

 

What topics will I study?

You will cover:

  • Introduction to various tools and chemicals to be used including safety instructions
  • Planning pieces of work and what materials to use
  • Looking at designs and ordering materials
  • Look at individuals' work
  • Demonstrations of various projects as and when required by students

The format is flexible and may vary.

Week 1 - Introductions/Register Introduction to the various tools/chemicals to be used including safety instructions; Ask generally if anyone has any previous experience in making sterling silver jewellery; The aims and objectives of the course will be stated on the individual student project form; You will decide what item you would like to make first and discuss what materials may be required with the tutor.

Week 2 - Tutor to hand out materials to students and help them to start their projects through demonstration and discussion; Demonstration and handout on how to make a basic silver ring.

Week 3 - You work on your projects with guidance from the tutor. Suggestions and demonstration of ways students might personalise a basic ring by texturing/embellishment.

Weeks 4 - 9 - You will continue to work on your projects with guidance from the tutor.

Week 10 - You will finish your projects. Opportunity to see other students finished projects.

What are the entry requirements?

All abilities are welcome.

What facilities are there?

Learners will be given a college ID badge and have access to all college facilities, including learning centres and computers. 

What can the course lead on to?

There is a Silver Jewellery Making Progression course.

Are there any additional costs?

The Silver Jewellery course cost includes enough silver for the initial project. Silver for subsequent projects is bought at an extra cost. The price will depend on the amount used.


It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

College Prospectus

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