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Beadcraft: SL

Monday 10 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00
58 Hours / 29 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

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£223.00 Course symbols: CL - No Half Fee Available I

Course description

Learn a range of beadcraft techniques using materials such as beads, wire and buttons. You will complete various projects, including seasonal decorations, bracelets, keyrings, necklaces, earrings and making your own beads. CL

Entry requirements

A) Guidance needed: Contact Supported Learning Curriculum Manager/Curriculum Support. B) Entry requirements: This course is for students with learning disabilities. Learners and carers should ensure that the Learner Support and Health Declaration form is completed and returned before the start of their class. This should include specific details in the section: Please explain to us how we can support you? This will help the tutor to understand, plan for and meet each learner’s individual needs.

What you will learn

Students will make a wide range of jewellery and other projects dependent on individuals’ abilities.

How you will learn on this course

Tutor demonstrates in stages, then students will follow a project sheet. Class is taught as a group and assistance given where required.

How you will be assessed on this course

1.Shape wire using pliers. 2. Attach beads onto wire shape (using small gauge wire). 3.Observe the difference between different gauges of wire. 4. Feel the difference between different gauges of wire. 5. Observe the differing sizes of beads. 6. Observe the differing shapes of beads. 7. Observe the different colours and shades of colour of beads. 8. Use beads according to their colours and shades of colour. 9. Make a simple necklace using beads . 10. Make a more complicated necklace using beads. 11. Make a simple bracelet using beads . 12. Make a more complicated bracelet using beads. 13. Place beads in aesthetically pleasing patterns. 14. Use both colour and sizes to make the above-mentioned patterns. 15. Make a variety of beads using different materials. 16. Explore the use of colours on a mixture of materials (aluminium, paper and punched leather). 17. Hama Beads: Choose a picture/patterned board to work from. 18. Hama Beads: Select correct colours to make your design. 19. Hama Beads: Formulate the pattern/design. 20. Button jewellery: Sort buttons by size. 21. Button jewellery: Sort buttons into concave and convex (so they will fit together). 22. Button jewellery: Choose correct gauge wire to fit through holes in buttons. 23. Button jewellery: Shape wire to hold buttons in place & to form the piece of Jewellery. 24. Make a variety of seasonal projects for: • Christmas • Easter • Valentine’s Day

Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)

Not applicable.

What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time

Only if students wish to do so.

What you need for your course

The tutor will provide all essential materials you need for your course. You will pay an amount towards the total cost of the materials you use on your course. This amount has been included in your total course fee.

What you need to bring to the first class

Not applicable.

What you can do next

Other tailor-made courses for people with a learning disability can be found in the College brochure and in the Supported Learning section of the College website.

Additional information

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.

Venue information

5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking