Complete Crafts

Course code: OSC1129

Boost your skills in creative crafts, cake making and jewellery making with this amazing bundle!

  • Understand how you can create your own homemade toiletries including soaps, bath bombs and hand cream.
  • Explore the basic skills, theories and approaches used to create beautiful, inventive and decorative cakes.
  • Learn how to create and design your own pieces of jewellery.
  • Explain the main principles of card making, scrapbooking and decoupage and how to decorate them.
  • Learn how to create a range of different shaped candles.
This course is only available as a study pack.
Course Overview

This course will allow you to study at a time and place which suits you with no strict deadlines or timetabling to contend with. This means you can fit studying around your other commitments!

You will receive your course by post, so getting your materials is easy and hassle-free. Your personal tutor is there to support you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Duration

Up to three years.

Course Outcome

You will receive three Certificates of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course Content

Jewellery Making Level 2

  • History of jewellery in ancient civilisations
  • Develop design ideas
  • Design considerations for different pieces of jewellery
  • Design considerations for different materials
  • Threading tools
  • Wire tools
  • Metalwork tools
  • Different types of thread
  • Crimps in beadwork
  • Different knotting techniques in bead and threading work
  • The range of beads which can be used in beadwork
  • Defining the term ‘findings’
  • Techniques used in wirework
  • Function of working with chains
  • Use of memory wire
  • Cutting
  • Filling
  • Joining
  • Texturing
  • Shaping
  • Finishing and polishing
  • Correct workshop set up for metalwork
  • Different types of metal and their applications that are used in jewellery
  • Metal work techniques
  • Finishing and polishing metalwork
  • Application of stone types and their use in jewellery
  • Readymade settings and custom settings
  • Use of clay and resin in jewellery making and decoration
  • Use of found objects in jewellery making

Creative Crafts Level 2

  • Yarns and knitting haberdashery
  • Casting on and off
  • Increasing and decreasing
  • Basic stitches
  • Joining pieces
  • Knitting project
  • Hand sewing
  • Machine
  • Selecting materials
  • Basting
  • Hemming
  • Tacking
  • Selecting materials
  • Templates
  • Types of quilting stitches
  • Project
  • Making cards
  • Decorating
  • Scrapbooking
  • Decoupage
  • Projects
  • Health and safety considerations
  • Equipment
  • Methods
  • Storage and use of completed toiletries
  • Projects
  • Health and safety
  • Equipment
  • Methods
  • Project

Cake Making Level 2

  • Basic chemistry of baking
  • Functions of the main ingredients
  • Cake chemistry
  • Gluten in baking
  • Equipment used for baking
  • Sieves
  • Electric mixers
  • Thermometers
  • Scales and measurers
  • Different types of tins
  • Liners
  • Cooling racks
  • Icing guns and smoothers
  • Spacers and levellers
  • Dowling, tiers and spacers
  • Piping and embellishing
  • Textures of cakes
  • Types of cakes
  • Multi-tiered cakes
  • Sculpting cakes
  • Cupcakes
  • Layer cakes
  • Cake fillings
  • Design a cake from scratch
  • Sketching
  • Selecting cake types
  • Equipment
  • Trial and error
  • Plan a cake
  • Potential obstacles
  • Fondant icing
  • Royal Icing
  • Butter cream
  • Marzipan
  • Sugar paste
  • Ganache
  • Introduction to sugar craft
  • Piping
  • Creating flowers and petals
  • Sugar paste
  • Modelling paste
  • Texture
  • Colour visual effects