What career opportunities can this lead to?

Students will be able to progress on to the longer Jewellery courses.

What are the entry requirements?

No formal requirements are necessary to join this course; you do not need to have any previous experience at jewellery making to take part in this course.

What does this programme involve?

The day will introduce students to the basic techniques of jewellery making using Silver. You will learn how to create a pendant or earrings to your own design and a simple band ring. In a relaxed environment you will experience using the piercing saw to cut out a shape of you own design, for a pendant or pair of earrings. You will be introduced to the skills of sawing, filing, drilling, soldering, texturing and polishing. The class will be taught as a group and you will produce a simple design of you own with guidance and support from your tutor.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Students will be taught by demonstration and hands on experience. You will learn as a group learning how to produce and create your own individual design idea.

What else do I need to know?

This course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn the basics of jewellery making using Sterling Silver or Copper. You will have full instruction of all techniques and work in a relaxed and fun environment.

Please bring along; a pencil, note pad, apron or clothes you don't mind getting messy, closed toe shoes, glasses for close work if you usually wear them, small plastic box for your materials kit (an empty food container will be perfect) and a hair band if you have long hair.

A starter jewellery kit is included in the course fee. This will be provided to you by your tutor on the day of the workshop.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Adult and Community Learning team by telephone 023 8091 1270 or via email at acl@eastleigh.ac.uk.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Adult and Community Learning team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
G521Y Thornden School 11/1/2020 Sat 10:00 – 15:30 1 £73.00 £73.00 Apply now
G522Z Thornden School 20/6/2020 Sat 10:00 – 15:30 1 £73.00 £73.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.