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1Course Overview

Creative Crafts Level 2

Course code: ABC1020

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Develop your skills and knowledge in our creative crafts course, from home!

  • Understand the basic techniques of knitting and how to read patterns
  • Explore the different types of materials used for projects
  • Learn about patchwork and quilting and explain how they are joined and finished
  • Explain the main principles of card making, scrapbooking and decoupage and how to decorate them
  • Explore homemade toiletries and the health safety considerations towards them
  • Discover the equipment and techniques needed to make soaps, bath bombs and hand cream
  • Learn how to create a range of different shaped candles
  • Explain the health and safety considerations when making candles at home

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

You choose whether you want to study this course online or as a paper based hard copy. All your course materials will then be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn’t be simpler. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help 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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2Course Content

Course Content

Unit 1: Introduction to the basic principles of knitting
  • Yarns and knitting haberdashery
  • Casting on and off
  • Increasing and decreasing
  • Basic stitches
  • Joining pieces
  • Knitting project
Unit 2: Exploring needlecraft
  • Hand sewing
  • Machine
  • Selecting materials
  • Basting
  • Hemming 
  • Tacking
Unit 3: Basic patchwork and quilting techniques
  • Selecting materials
  • Templates
  • Types of quilting stitches
  • Project
Unit 4: Card making, scrapbooking and decoupage
  • Making cards
  • Decorating
  • Scrapbooking
  • Decoupage
  • Projects
Unit 5: Homemade toiletries 
  • Health and safety considerations
  • Equipment
  • Methods
  • Storage and use of completed toiletries
  • Projects
Unit 6: Candle making
  • Health and safety 
  • Equipment
  • Methods
  • Project
3Other Information
Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

This course will take you 12 months to complete.

Study Method

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 or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

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.

4Q&As

Course Questions & Answers

What skills are needed to enrol in 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 a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. This will be graded in accordance with Open Study College policy. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Creative Crafts Level 2 Certification.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

5Reviews

So far I have enjoyed the creative crafts course

So far I have enjoyed the creative crafts course, learning new skills is why I wanted to take this specific subject, and so far it hasn't disappointed. I thought rightly or wrongly that there would be more study materials, but apart from that my experience of open study college has been a positive one, and yes I would definitely recommend to a friend.

I'm just about to write my first assignment, I also chose to do an open study college course as I haven't been in education for a few years now, and so wanted to start with a course that I thought I'd enjoy as I'm a fairly creative crafty person, and so far I've really enjoyed learning the new skills the course offers.

- Sarah Pearson
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