What career opportunities can this lead to?

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 are the entry requirements?

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

What does this programme involve?

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.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

You will learn by demonstration and supervised practical work.

What else do 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.

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*
G91B Thornden School 20/1/2020 Mon 19:00 – 21:00 7 £114.00 £114.00 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.