People thinking of a career in the creative sector can sign up for short, part-time evening courses starting at City of Wolverhampton College this September.

The college is offering 12 week introductory courses in Photoshop, jewellery making, pottery, interior design and performing arts at its Paget Road campus from September 12.

Those signing up for the pottery course will learn how to throw, slab, slip cast, coil and model clay and apply surface treatments such as glazing and decoration, while those enrolling on the Photoshop course will pick up a range of new skills to add to their CVs, including cropping, retouching and how to manipulate digital images.

The interior design course is a great start for anyone looking to set up their own design business, introducing students to easy methods for creating stylish interiors including creating mood boards, the power of colour, texture and pattern, and the use of wall coverings, furnishings, lighting and accessories in room designs. 

Aspiring jewellers will learn a variety of jewellery making techniques and skills including soldering, shaping, cutting, texturing metal and polishing, while anyone with a flair for performing arts will be able to develop their physical and vocal skills, and explore dramatic text for performance.

Courses are accredited by the University of the Arts London Awarding Body (UAL) and cost £150. They start on September 12 and run every Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm.

For further details, or to enrol on any of the courses, contact the college on 01902 836000.

About Association of Colleges West Midlands

AoC West Midlands promotes and supports the interests of 38 general further education, sixth form and specialist colleges throughout the West Midlands region. The West Midlands is a diverse region and our colleges reflect this diversity. From small specialist colleges in rural locations to large inner city establishments, colleges reflect the needs of their local environment. Working closely with employers, learners and the local community, our 38 member colleges offer a broad range of flexible learning opportunities for individuals at all levels. They aim to give local people the skills they need for success and prosperity, tackling barriers to learning and providing opportunities that meet the needs of individuals and employers
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