Jewellery Making Level 2

Course code: OSC1118
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Are you interested in creating your own jewellery? This level 2 course can help you do just that!

  • Learn the different knotting techniques in bead and threading work.
  • Explore the materials and tools used to make beautiful jewellery.
  • Study the techniques for working with wires.
  • Understand the different methods for working with metal.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging learners to select online study as the delivery of study packs is likely to be delayed. For those students who still wish to select study pack, we are providing free e-learning access, where available, to avoid any interruption of study. These students will receive access to our e-learning platform within 24 hours, and their study pack will follow in due course. Students who wish to study online only, are unaffected and will receive their e-learning access within 24 hours.

Course Overview

You will receive your course by post or email, 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!

The course will allow you to study whenever you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it simple and hassle-free.

Course Duration

Up to one year.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate 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
  • 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
Extra Info

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which you submit to your tutor for marking. There is no external examination required.

Course Duration

Once enrolled, you can start at any time and have 12 months to complete your studies. This course will allow you to study at your own pace and in your own time, without the pressure of tight deadlines. This means that learning around your other commitments is stress-free and convenient.

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 sent to you via email, 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.

Course Outcome

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.

This course has been benchmarked at level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol on to 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.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • * Comprehensive study guide
  • * Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • * Student study planner
  • * Student notebook
  • * Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

No, you will be assessed on your tutor-marked assignments only.

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

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 achieve a certificate of achievement in Jewellery Making Level 2.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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If you are interested in and you’re looking for a more flexible approach to learning that fits around your life - this is the ideal course for you. Enrol online today by clicking below or speak to one of our advisers for more information.

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