This course is for learners who are highly motivated and challenged by learning through hands-on experience and through course content that is related to those experiences.
The Level 1 and Level 2 Certificates are designed to provider learners with skills, knowledge and understanding of craft as the act of making an object by hand, that has a function or a purpose.
This course is for people who are interested in any aspect of craft, including researching ideas and working with different tools and materials.
It is an alternative to a GCSE and offer equivalent levels of rigour and challenge.
This qualification can lead you into the artisan craft industry working as an apprentice or assistant, or, once you have perfected your craft skill, you may also work for yourself as a specialist artisan.
Please note: the above details are based on the minimum amount of time needed to complete the qualifications. The actual time may be longer depending upon the service user’s needs and abilities.
Adults and young people over the age of 14.
The Level 1 course is suitable for people on the following programmes