Upcycling small household goods
What will I learn?
You will learn to decorate and upcycle small household goods using various techniques and become familiar with the tools and materials. You will also learn how to play with colours, shapes and materials to design and decorate household goods, such as small plant pots, picture frames and small mirrors.
Subject Contents/Topics to be covered
The course will cover a wide range of techniques such as gluing, threading and using old materials and items that can be re-used and including Health & Safety.
You will also develop life skills such mental and social wellbeing as well as confidence building.
The class will be taught through a combination of tutor demonstrations, one to ones, pair/group work, group discussion, question and answer, observation and tutor feedback.
What Examinations Will I be Able to Take?
There will be no examination.
You will be assessed through questions and answers, quizzes and worksheets.
Additional Costs to Students
To be confirmed depending on the materials used for the session.
What Extra Work Do I Need to Do Outside the Classroom?
Practise at home and look for items you would normally throw away.
Equipment Materials to be brought to the First Meeting:
Pen and paper and please bring a small card board box eg shoe box or any small box.
You will be asked to complete necessary paperwork in order that CALAT can claim government funding to subsidise the cost of the course.
These classes are for beginners. We may hold classes for the next level up in the future.