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Course overview

This new accredited course is intended for learners who have completed the Level 1 Award in Craft and Enterprise and want to continue their learning by progressing to a Level 2 Award.

On this course, you will explore and understand different creative hand-printing techniques in lino printing, dry point or intaglio printing and collagraph printing. At the end of the course, you will produce some beautifully decorated pieces of art work and crafts to give as gifts for special occasions or use as ornaments for your home. You will also learn some enterprise skills and contribute to a project to make and sell craft pieces.

During the course you will:

  • explore various printmaking techniques in lino printing, dry point or intaglio printing and collagraph printing
  • understand how to use tools and equipment in traditional printmaking and craft
  • produce a sketchbook with photos and drawings of your creative ideas to develop into a craft or artwork
  • experiment printing on different materials, papers and fabrics
  • plan and design craft projects from start to finish
  • have an opportunity to take part in an enterprise project to understand how to sell your craft

You will produce a portfolio of art work and written work towards the Level 2 Award in Craft and Design (AIM Qualification).

All resources required for the course will be provided and you will have opportunity to personalise your art using your own materials.

The course is taught in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere by a qualified tutor.

Learners with any special needs can discuss these with the tutor at enrolment to ensure that the course is suitable or can be adapted for their needs.


Session details

Look out for an acknowledgement email from us.  Please check your email spam and inbox.  This will provide the link to the online enrolment form you will need to complete for the course.

Eligibility criteria

You should have already completed a Level 1 Award in Craft Design, Craft and Enterprise or similar qualification to be eligible to enrol of this course.  

The course is free if you are:

  • Unemployed
  • or you are employed and earn less than £18,525 annual gross salary

You will need to provide evidence of your income if you are employed and believe you are entitled to a free course. This could be a pay slip or contract of employment.
If you are employed, the course is part funded by the government but you will be required to make a contribution of £195.

We also operate a fee remission policy, so if you earn more than £18,525 per year but still cannot afford to pay for course you can apply for support. This may mean you get the course for free.  Please contact us if you would like to make an application.

Learners must be aged 19 or over from 1st August 2022

Unfortunately you will not be eligible to enrol on this course if you live in Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley, Solihull or Birmingham.

Venue and accessibility

If you have any Covid symptoms please let your tutor know and do not attend your class until you feel better

Dawley Social Club is located in King Street, Dawley with free car parking. There is not a cafe on site but there are local shops in the centre of Dawley, which is a short walk away.

The building is wheelchair accessible.

Address: King Street, Dawley, Telford. TF4 2AG

Tel: 01952 503353


AIM Qualifications

What to Do Next

Towards the end of the course the tutor will talk to you about other learning opportunities. You can also search for more courses on Learn Telford which we regularly update with details of new courses throughout the year.

If you are looking for work or who want a change in career, we can offer you advice to guide you in the right direction and opportunities to gain qualifications in English and maths in Functional Skills up to Level 2.

For enquiries contact:

Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: 01952 382888

Email: support@learntelford.ac.uk

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