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Arts, Crafts and Textiles

Crafts

We have a range of different art and craft courses so you’re sure to find something that sparks your interest. Whether you’re new to the world of art and craft and looking for inspiration, would like to make something beautiful for a loved one, or want a qualification to add to your CV we can help. From knitting, millinery and sewing, to jewellery-making and ceramics you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Our partner college, ncn, also offers courses in creative arts and design and you can view these here. Find out more about the merger with ncn.

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Arts and Crafts - Part-time

This beginners course includes a variety of creative modules, ensuring you get the opportunity to sample a whole range of different media subject.

  • PCDL

Crystal Healing - Part-time

Learn all about crystal healing including what is a crystal, how they work and how to choose which one to use.

How to Make a Handmade Cushion - Part-time

Learn how to make a handmade cushion in a fun, friendly environment.

  • PCDL

Stained Glass - Part-time

Learn the skills that enable you to produce a stained glass piece of work, using the copper foil technique.

Watercolour Painting - Part-time

No matter what level of ability you are, from beginners to improvers, as long as you have a keen interest in painting and a willingness to learn new skills, this course is perfect for you.

  • PCDL

Christmas Crafts - Part-time

Excited about Christmas and want to add some of your own creative sparkle this year?

  • PCDL

Sewing Skills (NCFE Level 2) - Part-time

This course is for learners that have already completed NCFE Creative Crafts at Level 1.

Sewing Skills for Beginners - Part-time

Learn how to sew and construct simple garments and accessories using the correct techniques.

  • PCDL

Mixed Textiles Crafts (NCFE Level 1) - Part-time

This course will cover a range of sewing skills to enable you to work on a variety of projects making bags, gifts and accessories.

Dressmaking (NCFE Level 2) - Part-time

This course is for learners that have already completed NCFE Creative Crafts at Level 1.

Dressmaking for Beginners - Part-time

Learn how to sew and construct simple garments and accessories using the correct techniques.

  • PCDL

Cake Decoration (NCFE Level 2) - Part-time

Learn how to make a variety of sugar flowers, cakes, such as wedding, birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions.

Cake Decoration for Beginners - Part-time

Learn a variety of skills to help you make and sell cakes for your family, friends and even commission!

  • PCDL

Sewing Skills: Bag Making - Part-time

Learn how to put your sewing machine skills into action whilst making a range of different bags!

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Mixed Textile Crafts - Part-time

On this course you will cover a range of techniques including sewing, knitting, and crochet enabling you to work on several mini projects in each technique to learn a number of different skills. 

Ceramics Studio Practice - Part-time

This course offers students the opportunity of time and expertise of working in a specialist ceramic studio to extend skills and knowledge beyond a beginners course. Working alongside like-minded students to exchange ideas and share skills is a further benefit…

Cake Decoration (NCFE Level 1) - Part-time

This course will enhance your skills in decorating cakes.

Ceramics for Beginners - Part-time

You will develop your practical and design skills through personal projects.

Dressmaking (NCFE Level 1) - Part-time

You will learn how to sew and construct simple garments and accessories using the correct techniques.

Painting and Drawing for Beginners - Part-time

This course aims to provide a supportive atmosphere for you to develop your drawing and painting skills in a range of media.

Sewing Skills (NCFE Level 1) - Part-time

Learn how to sew and construct simple garments and accessories using the correct techniques.

Stained Glass (NCFE Level 1) - Part-time

The course gives you the opportunity to enjoy learning new skills, and to build confidence in using a variety of materials and equipment.

Stained Glass for Beginners - Part-time

Learn the techniques and skills of stained glass crafts, working with coloured glass, copper foil and solder

Stained Glass for Improvers - Part-time

If you have some experience of stained glass, this course is for you. You can learn additional skills to build on previous experience.

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