This list complements our Scottish Higher Education in craft information.
• HND Textiles, 2 years
Practically based course to enable students to attain the design skills necessary to progress to careers within the fashion/textiles industry.
Find out more on the Aberdeen College website.
• Arts & Crafts - (Pottery, Jewellery, Art) 1 year
A course that gives a broad insight and understanding of a range of hands on arts and crafts.
• Fashion and Clothing - 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Developing the design and manufacture of garments including pattern construction.
Find out more on the Ayr College website.
• Jewellery -NQ and HND
These courses focuses on the design and manufacture of jewellery and silversmithing.
• Embroidery – distance learning
Introduction to Basic Stitches and how to use them creatively, the colour wheel and applying colour to fabric, basic quilting and applique techniques, basic design development; creating borders, edges and trimmings, explore machine embroidery techniques and fabric manipulation.
• Harris Tweed – full time short course held in Stornoway through the college.
The course will cover an introduction to the Harris Tweed industry, intro to woven textiles and wool, basic weave design, loom set up and maintenance, preparation for weaving and the weaving of
• 3D Design- Product Design HNC
The course focuses upon the integration of creative design solutions and the production of 3D forms. Skills in model making, presentation techniques together with 2D/3D computer visualisation are covered.
Find out more on the Cardonald College website.
• Jewellery – NQ 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
The course studies the following subjects: texture & surface decoration, design process, basic enamelling, etching, stone setting, repairs, piercing and inlay, gemmology, silversmithing, wire twisting, line and tone and mixed media.
Find out more on the Carnegie College website.
• 3D Design: Product Design – 2 years
Students study product design projects that are developed from research to idea stage to sketch design then product model making and finally to the completion of presentation boards for client viewing.
• Art Glass Design – 2 years
This course offers a broad based education forming a balance between creative, practical and core skills. Working in both 2 and 3 dimensions you will have the opportunity to learn traditional skills eg. copper foil and lead work to more advanced glass surface applications and working with warm glass.
• Jewellery Design – 2 years
The course offers a comprehensive range of skills in the design and manufacture of jewellery including Casting, Silversmithing, Enamelling and advanced Stone Setting.
• Furniture Craftsmanship with Design – 2 years
This course develops skills in the crafting of furniture involving timber, upholstery and wood finishing techniques employed in furniture manufacturing industry. Students will be encouraged to study in depth the design of furniture, develop and construct their design through honing their skills in cabinet making, upholstery and wood finishing.
• Applied Arts – 1 year
Students will gain skills in a diverse range of traditional and contemporary materials, specialist techniques and equipment. Projects concentrate on designing, exploring and making, drawing and personal expression. Students will study applied art techniques in Art Glass, Applied Ceramics, Jewellery and Performance Costume.
Find out more on the City of Glasgow College website.