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Find a metalwork course that is right for you and learn to make useful and decorative objects from a range of metals. We have a choice of online courses and in-person workshops, from metalwork beginners to welding and advanced blacksmithing skills. Click on an image to see a full description of the course and information about the school.

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  • In-Person Course

    Blacksmithing in London – Make a Toasting Fork

    Step with us back in time to a place where crafts and handiwork were perfected daily.

    This course covers the art of Blacksmithing whose origins trace back to 1500 BC.

    Aimed at complete beginners and those who want to develop their skills further. The course runs over a two day weekend, on Saturday and Sunday.

    Work with experienced Iron age forge practitioner Bernard Graves – creator of exciting ancient crafts and handiwork’s over many years.

    Workshop content:

    Build a Pitch forge from scratch
    Learn about the different types of Iron and their uses
    Create your own metal Hook or toasting fork to take home
    You will learn 7 – 8 different forging techniques

    Our course is run in North West London

    £160.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Greater London

    Step with us back in time to a place where crafts and handiwork were ...

  • In-Person Course

    8 week Silversmithing Course

    This course is aimed at beginner silversmiths. Giving you an insight into the of traditional techniques of Silversmithing covering raising, forging, forming and fabricating. It will run over 8 weeks, each session will be 2.5 hours in length.

    Available Monday – Friday

    Times available 2pm – 5:30pm or 6:30pm – 9pm

    £520.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Bristol

    This course is aimed at beginner silversmiths. Giving you an insight ...

  • In-Person Course

    Metalwork Craft Weekend

    This two-day course will introduce you to different methods and techniques used within the metal industry, and you will come away with a finished product at the end (Example: ornamental garden flower, weather vane or a wall mounted coat rack).

    What you will be doing over the two days:

    • Hot forming of metal using the forge
    • Cold forming of metal – folding, rolling, and shaping
    • Welding – TIG, MIG and stick
    • Plasma cutting
    • Grinding
    • Metal finishing – painting, polishing, mark making, engraving

    This course is suitable for everyone and is a really fun weekend.

    £445.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    This two-day course will introduce you to different methods and techniques used within the ...

  • In-Person Course

    Welding Day

    This is a one-day intensive welding course where you can learn and practice all 3 welding processes with a variety of metals, or focus on one of your choice.

    For example:

    • Mild Steel and Stainless TIG
    • Aluminium TIG
    • Copper and Brass Brazing TIG
    • Mild Steel and Stainless STICK
    • Mild steel and Stainless MIG

    This course is suitable for anyone wishing to try and discover welding for the first time, or for anyone who wants to update their welding knowledge by concentrating on a process of their choice.

    £295.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    This is a one-day intensive welding course where you can learn and practice all 3 ...

  • Bronze Casting Course
    In-Person Course

    Weekend Bronze Casting

    A very popular course, the weekend bronze casting workshop takes place at our specialist foundry set in the rolling farmland hills of Carmarthenshire, Wales. Ideal for any level of experience, our expert teacher Mark will lead you through the whole process on this hands-on course

    £350.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Wales

    A very popular course, the weekend bronze casting workshop takes place at our specialist ...

  • Bronze Casting at New British Art
    Online Course

    Bronze Cast by Post

    A fantastic opportunity for you to model a small sculpture in wax at home which can be sent to us for casting into bronze. The course includes two online tutorials with artist and founder Mark Halliday and the cost of all materials.

    £135.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    A fantastic opportunity for you to model a small sculpture in wax at home ...

  • In-Person Course

    Welding For Beginners 1 Day Workshop

    This 1-day course will introduce learners to the basics of welding. The course shows you how to set up and safely use a MIG welder. The training will involve producing 5 different types of joints using a variety of metals. You will then apply your skills to produce a small metal craft item to take home. You’ll also have the opportunity to try Arc and TIG welding.

    This course is ideal for beginners with little or no experience

    Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

    £167.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Cheshire

    This 1-day course will introduce learners to the basics of welding. The course shows ...

  • In-Person Course

    Intensive 3 Day Introductory Welding in MAG/MIG, MMA or TIG

    The course involves intensive practical training for one or all welding disciplines and serves as an introduction or to support a hobby. The training takes place over three days with course start dates every Monday of each week.

     

    Who should attend?
    The Beginners Welding is an introductory course that will teach you the foundation skills needed to start welding training. If you have little or no experience and would like to start at the beginning, equally, it is an excellent programme to develop the skills to support a hobby or side project that you may have. This course is for beginners only and so if you have experience in this process an intermediate or advanced programme may be more appropriate.

     

    Practical Skills Learning Outcomes
    Learning Outcome One – produce beads on plate in the PA flat position using MIG/MAG, MMA or TIG
    Learning Outcome Two – produce a lap fillet weld in the PB horizontal/vertical position using MIG/MAG, MMA or TIG
    Learning Outcome Three – produce a tee fillet weld in the PA flat position using MIG/MAG, MMA or TIG
    Learning Outcome Four – produce a tee fillet weld in the PB horizontal/vertical position using MIG/MAG, MMA or TIG
    Learning Outcome Five – produce a corner weld in the PA flat position using MIG/MAG, MMA or TIG

     

    Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request

    £495.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Cheshire

    The course involves intensive practical training for one or all welding disciplines and serves ...

  • In-Person Course

    One-day scrap metalwork

    A fun and relaxed way to learn metalwork skills. Try your hand at MIG welding, brazing, plasma cutting and angle grinding, under the friendly supervision of two experienced female tutors. You will design your own piece, and we’ll coach you through the whole process, from ideas to finishes.

    £125.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Bath and North East Somerset

    A fun and relaxed way to learn metalwork skills. Try your hand at MIG ...

  • In-Person Course

    Leaves & Organic Forms

    On this advanced course you will learn about many of the specialist techniques used to make leaves and other organic forms which are often used in both traditional and modern blacksmithing.

    £350.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : County Durham

    On this advanced course you will learn about many of the specialist techniques used ...

  • In-Person Course

    Make Your Own Tools

    On this tool-making course you will learn how to make a blacksmith’s basic tool kit. Over the three days you will make a complete set of the most essential tools needed to get you started and to become self-sufficient.

    £350.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : County Durham

    On this tool-making course you will learn how to make a blacksmith's basic tool ...

  • In-Person Course

    The Beginner’s Course

    On this course you will learn a series of key blacksmithing techniques which are the foundations for making beautiful ironwork. Over the three days you will develop your skills in these techniques while you make at least three items to take home with you.

    £350.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : County Durham

    On this course you will learn a series of key blacksmithing techniques which are ...

  • In-Person Course

    Blacksmithing – an introduction to the forge

    Award winning Rich Jones from Heat & Beat will guide you through the ancient skills of blacksmithing, learning the elementary techniques needed to form and forge steel.

    £245.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Nationwide

    Award winning Rich Jones from Heat & Beat will guide you through the ancient ...

  • In-Person Course

    Metal Sculpture

    The simple ancient techniques of hammer and fire are as direct a process as stone carving is in the making of sculpture.

    £600.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Nationwide

    The simple ancient techniques of hammer and fire are as direct a process as ...

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