Introduction into Upcycling

Start Date: 19/04/2024
Start Time: 10:00
End Date: 19/04/2024
End Time: 13:00
Day(s): Friday
Site: College Main Site


Course Overview

Would you like to be able to give new life to old but serviceable pieces of furniture? Do you want to save an old table from landfill? Or give your lamp a new lease of life?

This is a half day, free of charge, programme that will, through demonstration and tuition, build your skills and confidence in the upcycling of small furniture items. We welcome you to bring a small item with you so that our staff can help you with ideas and techniques. Our staff will share their wealth of knowledge and experience with you so that you will leave with your started project and the confidence to finish it at home.

Qualification Gained

This is a 'just for fun' course.

After The Course

This course will help build your confidence to continue to upcycle items at home. There are also lots of opportunities to then build on your new skills, including construction and carpentry courses and you would be welcome to discuss your options with your tutor or our dedicated careers advisors.

What Will I Learn

Items you could bring to upcycle:
A small table, a small stool, a magazine rack, small boxes or key racks, or anything else that you can easily carry into college. Please only bring one item.

Techniques that may be included (depending on requirements of class):
Preparing your item, sanding, painting, varnishing, small repairs, repurposing adjustments and general tool and equipment tips.

Our Lecturers

The course is taught by well qualified and experienced lecturers who are dedicated to ensuring student success through effective curriculum delivery and high-quality student support. The team includes staff with relevant sector experience and expertise.

Teaching Learning and Assessment

This is a practical course and you will have the opportunity to familiarise and use a range of tools and practice techniques in a safe and controlled environment.

Course Expenses

This is free course for all applicants.

How Will I Be Assessed

There is no assessment for this course.

Entry Requirements

This course is open to anyone with an interest in upcycling.

Required Experience

No previous experience is necessary.

How To Apply

Apply online by clicking the button below. If you have any questions about your application, please don't hesitate to contact our friendly iZone team via 01935423921 or email izone@yeovil.ac.uk.