Boost your skills in creative crafts, cake making and jewellery making in this amazing bundle!
This bundle will enable you to:
Gain a new hobby and develop your skills in making cakes, jewellery making, card making, knitting, candle making and much more!
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
Develop skills in designing, baking and decorating your own 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 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!
Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 50,000 students that already have!
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Unit 1: Introduction to the basic principles of knitting
Yarns and knitting haberdashery
Casting on and off
Increasing and decreasing
Unit 2: Exploring needlecraft
Unit 3: Basic patchwork and quilting techniques
Types of quilting stitches
Unit 4: Card making, scrapbooking and decoupage
Unit 5: Homemade toiletries
Health and safety considerations
Storage and use of completed toiletries
Unit 6: Candle making
Health and safety
Unit 1: Chemistry and Baking
Basic chemistry of baking
Functions of the main ingredients
Gluten in baking
Unit 2: Equipment
Equipment used for baking
Scales and measurers
Different types of tins
Icing guns and smoothers
Spacers and levellers
Dowling, tiers and spacers
Piping and embellishing
Unit 3: Cake Types and Fillings
Textures of cakes
Types of cakes
Unit 4: Cake Design
Design a cake from scratch
Selecting cake types
Trial and error
Plan a cake
Unit 5: Icing
Unit 6: Sugar Craft
Introduction to sugar craft
Creating flowers and petals
Colour visual effects
Unit 1: Jewellery History and Design
History of jewellery in ancient civilizations
Develop design ideas
Design considerations for different pieces of jewellery
Design considerations for different materials
Unit 2: Jewellery Tools
Metal work tools
Unit 3: Beadwork
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
Unit 4: Working with Wire
Defining the term ‘findings’
Techniques used in wirework
Function of working with chains
Use of memory wire
Unit 5: Metalwork
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
Unit 6: Decoration
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
This course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which you submit to your tutor for marking. There is no external examination required.
Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle, which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 24 months tutor support, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.
You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you, so receiving your materials is hassle-free. You will also receive personal tutor support by email, so help is only a click away. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it simple and hassle-free.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive three Certificates of Achievement by ABC Awards.
The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.
The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.
The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.
ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.
course questions & answers
What are the requirements for this course?
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?
You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle. This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.
What is included in the cost of my course?
Comprehensive study guide
Dedicated personal tutor support
Dedicated student support
Assignment marking and feedback
Exclusive Open Study College Pen
Student study planner
Three colour highlighter
FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
FREE CV writing service
Do I have to sit an exam?
No, you will be assessed on your tutor marked assignment only.
Are there any additional costs?
No, everything you need is included in the price!
How will I get my work assessed?
You will send your assignments to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your certificates to prove your knowledge in creative crafts, cake making and jewellery making.