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.
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