FdA Silversmithing and Jewellery

Unique to Cornwall, this course focuses on the vocational aspects of specialist areas in both Silversmithing and Jewellery.

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Through problem-solving assignments, you will take a creative approach to a range of craft skills, materials and technologies, developing a high level of professional competence. With the opportunity to develop traditional craftsmanship in areas such as raising, planishing, box-making, making settings and findings and setting stones, you will be encouraged to research new technologies to benefit your practice. Business and self-promotion is studied in depth via digital photography, website design and mean entire module focusing on various aspects of professional practice, including self-employment. External trips and visits will be organised to visit jewellery centres in Birmingham, Sheffield and Hatton Garden in London, as well as exploring the local gallery offering to gather inspiration as well as contextual and technical information. 

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to sue a range of intellectual imaginative and enquiring skills appropriate for silversmithing and jewellery and associated sectors within the craft industry. 

Where will this course take me?

You can top-up this qualification at Truro and Penwith College by enrolling in:

This qualification can take you into roles such as:

  • Jewellery Designer/Maker
  • Silversmithing Craftworker
  • Arts Administrator 
  • Art Gallery Director

How to Apply

Applications for September 2021 are now open. 

Please apply to this course via Ucas using the below information: 

UCAS Institution: Truro and Penwith College
UCAS Institution Code: T85
UCAS Course Code: W721

FdA Silversmithing & Jewellery
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