Teaching Craft Workshops [online course] Aug / Sept
Teaching Craft Workshops
30th August 10am - 3pm [UK time]
13th September 10am - 3pm [UK time]
This is a two day course held over a two week period on the dates shown above. The sessions are carried out online via Zoom, so no travelling, worrying about the weather or social distancing issues. An email link will be sent to you shortly before the workshop starts. You will need internet access along with a computer with a microphone and camera.
If you are experienced and accomplished in a particular craft area, whether that’s knitting, clay sculpting, sewing, painting, felting etc, and would like to share your skills with others, then then this course is for you. The course is aimed at those wishing to offer workshops on a commercial basis perhaps as a new business or as an addition to their current offering.
On both days the workshop is live and interactive and you will be expected to participate verbally and visually in order to get the most from it.
Rainy Williamson is a fully qualified teacher with 30 years experience teaching hands on practical and theoretical subjects in both the private and public sectors. Over the two days, Rainy will be sharing her knowledge and experiences of both teaching and demonstrating as well as setting up and delivering workshops.
Subjects covered include:
* Looking at your own skill set and experiences and how they will shape what you offer.
* Lesson planning
* Delivering at the appropriate level and pace
* Engaging learners of differing abilities
* Determining your market
* Marketing your workshops
* Setting class sizes
* Choosing appropriate venues
* The difference between teaching and demonstrating
* Effective demonstration skills
* Equipment and materials required
* Assessing and evaluating outcomes
* Complying with legal requirements
Course notes will be emailed to you at the end of the first session.
A certificate of participation will be sent to you in the post on completion of the course.
You will be sent further information via email once you have made your purchase.
This course is for professional development purposes and is not covered by the Consumer Contract Regulations. There will be no refunds for cancellations, so please check your calendar before booking.
If there is a waiting list, and your place can be filled, refunds may be considered on an individual basis.