City & Guilds Courses at Missenden Abbey

Listed on August 22, 2013 in Blogs!

City & Guilds vocational qualifications cover a variety of sectors that meet the needs of today’s workplace, and help individuals develop their talents and abilities for future career progression. Courses take place over a course of six weekends during the academic year – for more information visit or contact us

Feltmaking – City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate 7716-52

This course covers techniques old and new using natural fleeces, fibres and dyed merino. These are further developed by the design unit showing the diversity of feltmaking. Two more projects will further expand knowledge of design and felt. Learners must attend all six weekends to complete the course.

Start: First weekend Fri 8 Nov 2013 – Sun 10 Nov 2013

End: Last weekend Fri 13 June 2014 – Sun 15 June 2014

Tutor(s): Jenny Compton

Machine Embroidery- City & Guilds 7716-67 Level 3 Certificate Year 1

A course for learners to develop both design and machine embroidery skills, enabling them to fulfil their creativity and personal style in a wide range of practical and experimental techniques. The six weekends being offered during 2013 are listed on our website. A further six weekends will be offered during 2014-15 and learners must attend all 12 weekends to complete the course.

Start: First weekend Fri 11 Oct 2013 – Sun 13 Oct 2013

End: Last weekend Fri 6 June 2014 – Sun 8 June 2014

Tutor(s): Gina Ferrari