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Covid-19 Update

Given the Covid-19 pandemic, the College calendar has been changed for the first term of the 2020/21 academic year and has introduced a two-week October half term break. This break is from Monday 19 to Friday 30 October during which time the College is closed to Learners. The College office will be open from Monday 19 to Friday 23 October (telephone/email enquiries open) and closed from Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October (telephone/email enquiries closed until Monday 2 November). From 2 November we are increasing the areas in which a face mask or covering is required to be worn.

What opportunities will this course give me?

This is a course designed to assist students with their chosen hobby. College offers a wide range of art, woodwork, interior design, and photography courses that students may wish to attend, please browse the website for details.

What will I be learning?

You will learn how to design and plan a picture framing project. You will be able to identify various types of framing material and understand their appropriate use. You will be shown how to cut and join a frame, cut glass to size, and make a mount with a bevel edged aperture. Additionally, you will learn how to cut double, oval and multiple aperture mounts.

You will also learn wood finishing methods and how to assemble your finished frame from its component parts. You will be shown methods of framing in a cost effective way, and taught a formula for pricing a Picture Framing job.

Throughout the course you will be helped with any part of making a picture frame you are having difficulty with.

Why is this course for me?

You will learn by demonstration and supervised practical work.

What do I need to sign up?

There are no formal entry requirements in respect of this course.

Is there anything else I need to know?

Please bring pen, paper and eraser, plus a small picture you would like to frame (no bigger than A4).

You are responsible for the cost of materials as used. One or two inexpensive tools will be of help and the tutor can advise further. A budget of £10 should cover the costs.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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18/1/2021 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

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19:00 – 21:00





24+: £117.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
G91B Eastleigh College 18/1/2021 Mon 19:00 – 21:00 7 £117.00 £117.00 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 some 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.