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Art for 65+ (Ref:W31000F09AG)

Dates: 12-Jan-2022 - 30-Mar-2022

Days: Wednesday 13:00 - 15:00,

Centre: Wallington

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.

Learning Aim: Z0002105

Title of course Art for 65+ Beginners/Intermediate

Develop your creative skills whilst gaining a better understanding of the drawing and painting process. You will learn how to convey form and tonal values, become more confident in the painting process and your knowledge of the work of other artists.

The course will stimulate and generate new ideas for painting and help you to reflect critically upon the work you produce.

Purpose of Course

The course will help you to learn and develop a range of different skills and techniques in drawing and painting, you will explore how to:

Form strong compositions.

Convey structure and volume.

Produce various mark-making techniques.

Create space and a sense of perspective in your work.

You will be encouraged to keep a sketchbook or visual diary in which to make drawings, note down ideas and experiment outside of class. You will also be encouraged to visit current art exhibitions, galleries and read about artists that may be of interest.

Your tutor will give you more information about the course at your first session

You will be introduced to new ways of seeing, thinking and working and you will be encouraged to develop your own individual styles and methods.

On this course, you will also develop the following life skills:

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

Confidence building

Some Digital Skills

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

This flexible and enjoyable Level 1 – 2 course is open to everyone - whether you are a beginner keen to explore or have some experience and wish to develop your drawing and painting skills further.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

For your first session, please bring; 2B & 4B pencils, two sheets of A3/A2 cartridge paper, putty rubber & masking tape, pencil/pen & sketchbook

Extra costs: You will need to supply a selection of your own materials on this course: charcoal, pencils, pastels, watercolour or acrylic paints, brushes, cartridge paper A3 & A2 size and masking tape

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Further Art Courses at Sutton College including: Drawing & Painting; Oil Painting: Acrylics; Watercolour at all levels.

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £110.00

Concessionary : £77.00

 

 

Art for Mental Wellbeing (Ref:S22001F09AG)

Dates: 11-Jan-2022 - 29-Mar-2022

Days: Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00,

Centre: Sutton

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.

Learning Aim: Z0002105

Title of course Art for Mental Wellbeing


You will learn how to improve painting and drawing skills in order to develop a more individual style of painting. Try out a range of techniques with an emphasis on developing new skills to unlock your creativity. Suitable for beginners who are curious about art and those with experience who want to develop further.


Purpose of Course


You will learn how to apply oil paint over acrylic grounds, construct space, mix colour, construct compositions and improve design skills. You will gain confidence in your own creative style and expression. You will be introduced to new ways of seeing, thinking and working and you will be encouraged to develop your own individual styles and methods.

Your tutor will give you more information about the course at your first session.

You will also develop the following life skills


Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

Confidence building

Digital Skills


What level is this course & what skills do I need?


This is an all abilities class for adults who wish to develop mental wellbeing. Beginners are welcome.


Is a course approval interview/assessment required?


No.


Additional information


All materials are provided.


What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

You may progress to a wide range of art and craft courses, many of which lead to qualifications, or other mainstream courses in a wide range of subjects as appropriate, at Sutton College.

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk

only 5 places remaining


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £77.00

Concessionary : £53.90

 

 

Calligraphy - Pointed Pen (Ref:S31001F09AV)

Dates: 23-Feb-2022 - 22-Jun-2022

Days: Wednesday 13:00 - 15:30,

Centre: Sutton

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.

Learning Aim: (Z0001805)

This course is suitable for learners with no previous experience of calligraphy as well as those with some experience.

In this course you will study pointed pen writing.

Pointed pen writing, now called Copperplate, is hand developed from the 17th century. We will look at and study the historical writings and develop them in modern way.

New students will study the letterforms step by step, the structure of the letterforms, family groups, joining, spacing, words exercises and write out the text in various sizes. You will also learn how to choose and use the basic materials to be able to write beautifully. The course includes tryout colours and simple pen made decorations. At the end of the course you will be able to make a small card or small piece of work with writing and decorations.

Returning students will be reminded of those fundamental knowledge and skills and will be helped develop further. You will study variations, explore flourishes and further decorations. You can work on your own projects with consultation with the tutor.

Purpose of Course

On this course, you will develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

Some English Skills

Some Maths Skills

Some Digital Skills

Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

All levels.

Students should be able to follow simple written and verbal instructions in English. The course includes simple calculations and measurements. Students also need very basic IT skills to be able to access google classroom.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

For your first session -

Returning students will need your own usual calligraphy materials.

New students will need;

HB pencil and eraser

A4 Layout pad

Usual calligraphy materials if you have. If you don’t have you don’t need to buy beforehand.

You will need to buy your own materials such as papers,a penholder, nibs and inks/paints. Further materials required will be discussed on the first day.

Some work between the sessions would be desirable.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

You can continue the course to develop your skills further.

You may wish to try qualifications or further study courses run by calligraphy societies such as :

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £262.50

Concessionary : £262.50

 

 

Calligraphy - Writing & Design (Ref:S30024F09AV)

Dates: 22-Sep-2021 - 09-Feb-2022

Days: Wednesday 10:00 - 12:30,

Centre: Sutton

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.

Learning Aim: (Z0001905)

Title of course Calligraphy – Writing and Design

The course is suitable for those who have some experience of calligraphy and wish to improve their existing skills and develop creativity. However, those who are new to calligraphy are also welcome.

Returning students will work on their own projects. You will need to set a goal for the term with consultation with the tutor. Working on their own projects will enable you to refine your existing skills and explore new skills and ideas. You will complete a couple small pieces or one major piece of work through the course.

New students will study one major script in a term, either Capitals or minuscules (Foundational hand or Italic hand). You will study the letterforms step by step, the structure of the letterforms, family groups, spacing and word exercises and write out the text in various sizes. You will also learn how to choose and use the basic materials to be able to write beautifully.

The course will include informal group discussions. You will show your work or roughs and explain your intentions and working process. We may experiment with some techniques if time allows.

Purpose of Course

On this course, you will develop the following life skills -

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

Some English Skills

Some Maths Skills

Some Digital Skills

Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

All levels.

Students should be able to follow simple written and verbal instructions in English, and will be invited to take part in informal group discussions. The course includes simple calculations and measurements. Students also need very basic IT skills to be able to access google classroom.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

For your first session -

Returning students - you will need your own usual calligraphy materials and ideas for the project if possible.

New students will need;

HB pencil and eraser

0.3mm automatic pencil

40cm or longer grid ruler

A3 Layout pad

Usual calligraphy materials if you have. If you don’t have any, you don’t need to buy beforehand.

You will need to buy your own materials such as papers, pens and inks/paints. Further materials required will be discussed on the first day.

Some work between the sessions would be desirable.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

You can continue the course to develop your skills further.

You may wish to try qualifications or further study courses run by calligraphy societies such as :

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk

This course is full. Please register your interest.


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £318.75

Concessionary : £318.75


 

Calligraphy - Writing & Design (Ref:S30025F09AV)

Dates: 23-Feb-2022 - 22-Jun-2022

Days: Wednesday 10:00 - 12:30,

Centre: Sutton

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.

Learning Aim: (Z0001905)

Title of course Calligraphy – Writing and Design

The course is suitable for those who have some experience of calligraphy and wish to improve their existing skills and develop creativity. However, those who are new to calligraphy are also welcome.

Returning students will work on their own projects. You will need to set a goal for the term with consultation with the tutor. Working on their own projects will enable you to refine your existing skills and explore new skills and ideas. You will complete a couple small pieces or one major piece of work through the course.

New students will study one major script in a term, either Capitals or minuscules (Foundational hand or Italic hand). You will study the letterforms step by step, the structure of the letterforms, family groups, spacing and word exercises and write out the text in various sizes. You will also learn how to choose and use the basic materials to be able to write beautifully.

The course will include informal group discussions. You will show your work or roughs and explain your intentions and working process. We may experiment with some techniques if time allows.

Purpose of Course

On this course, you will develop the following life skills -

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

Some English Skills

Some Maths Skills

Some Digital Skills

Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

All levels.

Students should be able to follow simple written and verbal instructions in English, and will be invited to take part in informal group discussions. The course includes simple calculations and measurements. Students also need very basic IT skills to be able to access google classroom.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

For your first session -

Returning students - you will need your own usual calligraphy materials and ideas for the project if possible.

New students will need;

HB pencil and eraser

0.3mm automatic pencil

40cm or longer grid ruler

A3 Layout pad

Usual calligraphy materials if you have. If you don’t have any, you don’t need to buy beforehand.

You will need to buy your own materials such as papers, pens and inks/paints. Further materials required will be discussed on the first day.

Some work between the sessions would be desirable.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

You can continue the course to develop your skills further.

You may wish to try qualifications or further study courses run by calligraphy societies such as :

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £262.50

Concessionary : £262.50

 

 

Clothesmaking & Sewing - Saturday Workshop (Ref:S60037F09FV)

Dates: 25-Sep-2021 - 18-Dec-2021

Days: SAT 10:00 - 12:00,

Centre: Sutton

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.

Learning Aim: Z0001855

Title of course Clothes Making & Sewing - Saturday Workshop

Start sewing with Sutton College. Join our fun and productive fashion department

where you can be supported to design and make a garment from scratch, alter

something you already have or complete a sewing project you had previously started

and lacked motivation or skills to complete.

Making your own garments is very satisfying and the sense of pride and

accomplishment felt when an item is completed is gratifying. Take your next steps

with our friendly clothes making classes where our experienced teachers are waiting

to help you achieve your goals.

Purpose of Course

You will learn:

  • How to use a sewing machine effectively
  • Alterations, hems, seams, pockets, measurements, garment construction
  • Making fabric choices
  • Fabric manipulation
  • Pattern alterations for the perfect fit

.

On this course, you will develop the following life skills)

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

English Skills

Maths Skills

Employability Skills

Digital Skills

Presentation Skills

Design Skills

Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

You do not need any previous experience or qualifications to enrol onto this course

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

  • scissors
  • pins 
  • needles
  • thread 
  • tape measure 
  • Your own patterns, fabric and notions
  • paper and pen for notes
  • Sewing machines and swatch fabric is provided

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Fashion Level 1 Certificate – Trousers

Fashion Level 1 Award Shirts and Tops

Fashion Level 2 Award - Dresses

Fashion Level 2 Award – tops

Fashion Level 3 Award -Trousers Advanced

Clothes Making

Fashion for Entrepreneurs

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk

This course is full. Please register your interest.


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £209.00

Concessionary : £209.00


 

Clothesmaking & Sewing - Saturday Workshop (Ref:S60038F09FV)

Dates: 15-Jan-2022 - 02-Apr-2022

Days: SAT 10:00 - 12:00,

Centre: Sutton

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.

Learning Aim: Z0001855

Title of course Clothes Making & Sewing - Saturday Workshop

Start sewing with Sutton College. Join our fun and productive fashion department

where you can be supported to design and make a garment from scratch, alter

something you already have or complete a sewing project you had previously started

and lacked motivation or skills to complete.

Making your own garments is very satisfying and the sense of pride and

accomplishment felt when an item is completed is gratifying. Take your next steps

with our friendly clothes making classes where our experienced teachers are waiting

to help you achieve your goals.

Purpose of Course

You will learn:

  • How to use a sewing machine effectively
  • Alterations, hems, seams, pockets, measurements, garment construction
  • Making fabric choices
  • Fabric manipulation
  • Pattern alterations for the perfect fit

.

On this course, you will develop the following life skills)

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

English Skills

Maths Skills

Employability Skills

Digital Skills

Presentation Skills

Design Skills

Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

You do not need any previous experience or qualifications to enrol onto this course

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

  • scissors
  • pins 
  • needles
  • thread 
  • tape measure 
  • Your own patterns, fabric and notions
  • paper and pen for notes
  • Sewing machines and swatch fabric is provided

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Fashion Level 1 Certificate – Trousers

Fashion Level 1 Award Shirts and Tops

Fashion Level 2 Award - Dresses

Fashion Level 2 Award – tops

Fashion Level 3 Award -Trousers Advanced

Clothes Making

Fashion for Entrepreneurs

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £192.00

Concessionary : £192.00

 

 

Contemporary Jewellery - Advanced (Ref:S40006F09AV)

Dates: 23-Sep-2021 - 10-Feb-2022

Days: Thursday 10:00 - 12:30,

Centre: Sutton

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.

Learning Aim: Z0001905

Ever wondered how they made the Jewellery on the TV series “All that Glitters” On this course you will have mastered the basic skills to produce a pendant, bracelet and stone set ring or created your own design to further your skill set.

Purpose of Course

The course will cover a wide range of techniques including: soldering, stone setting, polishing, etching, press forming, roller printing, delft casting, Health & Safety

On this course, you will develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

English Skills

Maths Skills

Employability Skills

Digital Skills

Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

Suitable for Intermediate/Advanced jewellers and other craft makers with competent makings skills. No specific qualifications or skills required for this course but basic IT, English & maths are
required.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

You will be supplied with a small starter pack at the beginning of the course containing 12 saw blades, hard solder and a piece of copper. Once these materials have been used up it is the responsibility of the learner to provide their own consumables. Advice on where to buy them will be given at your first session. 

You will need a notebook, pen, pencil and an apron.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Further Jewellery & Silver-making courses at Sutton College. Your tutor will discuss the various options for progression with you.

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service
can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk

This course is full. Please register your interest.


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £328.75

Concessionary : £328.75


 

Contemporary Jewellery - Advanced (Ref:S40007F09AV)

Dates: 24-Feb-2022 - 23-Jun-2022

Days: Thursday 10:00 - 12:30,

Centre: Sutton

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.

Learning Aim: Z0001905

Ever wondered how they made the Jewellery on the TV series “All that Glitters” On this course you will have mastered the basic skills to produce a pendant, bracelet and stone set ring or created your own design to further your skill set.

Purpose of Course

The course will cover a wide range of techniques including: soldering, stone setting, polishing, etching, press forming, roller printing, delft casting, Health & Safety

On this course, you will develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

English Skills

Maths Skills

Employability Skills

Digital Skills

Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

Suitable for Intermediate/Advanced jewellers and other craft makers with competent makings skills. No specific qualifications or skills required for this course but basic IT, English & maths are
required.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

You will be supplied with a small starter pack at the beginning of the course containing 12 saw blades, hard solder and a piece of copper. Once these materials have been used up it is the responsibility of the learner to provide their own consumables. Advice on where to buy them will be given at your first session. 

You will need a notebook, pen, pencil and an apron.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Further Jewellery & Silver-making courses at Sutton College. Your tutor will discuss the various options for progression with you.

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service
can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £272.50

Concessionary : £272.50

 

 

Contemporary Jewellery - Beginners (Ref:S41001F09AV)

Dates: 23-Sep-2021 - 10-Feb-2022

Days: Thursday 13:00 - 15:30,

Centre: Sutton

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.

Learning Aim: Z0001805 

Ever wondered how they made the Jewellery on the TV series “All that Glitters” On this course you will have mastered the basic skills to produce a pendant, bracelet and stone set ring or created your own design to further your skill set.

Purpose of Course

The course will cover a wide range of techniques including: soldering, stone setting, polishing, etching, press forming, roller printing, delft casting, Health & Safety

On this course, you will develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

English Skills

Maths Skills

Employability Skills

Digital Skills

Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

Suitable for Beginners/near beginner jewellers and other craft makers with competent making skills. No specific qualifications or skills required for this course but basic IT, English & maths are required.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

You will be supplied with a small starter pack at the beginning of the course containing 12 saw blades, hard solder and a piece of copper. Once these materials have been used up it is the responsibility of the learner to provide their own consumables. Advice on where to buy them will be given at your first session.

Notebook, pen, pencil and an apron.

Progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Further Jewellery & Silver-making courses at Sutton College. Your tutor will discuss the various options for progression with you.

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service
can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk

This course is full. Please register your interest.


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £328.75

Concessionary : £328.75


 
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