What career opportunities can this lead to?

This is a course designed to assist learners with money saving, de-cluttering and home decor tips, and picture framing as a 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 safely disassemble an old picture frame and how to measure dimensions for a new picture to fit in the frame you have taken apart. You will also learn how to cut a bevel edged window in a card mount for your new picture, then how to clean and reassemble the newly framed picture, ready to hang on a wall.

Throughout the workshop you will be assisted in reusing and refreshing your old picture frame, and given advice and support to overcome any difficulties.

An Eastleigh College certificate is available on request.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

You will learn by demonstration, by working as a group, and supervised practical work.

What else do I need to know?

Learners are responsible for the cost of materials as used.

Please bring a pencil, paper and eraser, plus an old picture frame (no bigger than 50cm x 40cm) you would like to reuse. Please also bring a picture you would like to display in the frame. The picture must be smaller than the viewing size of the frame and the frame must be in a reasonable condition (i.e. strong corner joints and undamaged glass).

The main cost of the workshop will be mountboard which is available on the day directly from your tutor. A budget of 3 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*
C910Y Eastleigh College 28/3/2020 Sat 09:30 – 14:30 1 £46.00 £46.00 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.