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These courses are provided free for Derbyshire (UK) residents, you will need to provide a valid Derbyshire based home address.

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A practical workshop with individual support to upholster a small item of furniture or complete a current project. A chance to learn upholstery skills and come away with a well-used item of furniture looking like new.

Venue: Ashbourne Adult Education Centre

Approximate course length: 1 day 6 hours

This course is for:

Anyone who wants to learn upholstery skills and reupholster an item of furniture. An ideal course to complete a current project or upholster a small item e.g. a drop in seat.

The course will cover:

You will upholster a project of your choice and learn how to:

• select the best materials for the project

• use a selection of tools

• develop a range of skills and techniques

Your tutor will give you feedback during the course and you will be able to self-assess.

This is a centre based course with Covid precautions in place. The course may be subject to change depending on the latest Government guidance.

You will be given the support you require for your individual development.

Work outside of sessions:

This is not required, though we hope you will want to put what you have learned into practice.

Additional costs and what to prepare:

You will need to bring a small project to work on e.g. a drop in seat or small stool. You will need to supply resources appropriate to your project which may include webbing, hessian, springs, fillers and fabric. You may need to supply tools. Resources/tools can be bought independently or purchased from the centre. If you are new to our courses please contact the Ashbourne Centre ashbourne.ace@derbyshire.gov.uk for advice before the session.

Wear protective clothing such as apron and covered shoes. Eye protection is recommended (glasses or clear goggles). A note book is useful for recording the new skills learnt.

Progression from this course:

You may wish to progress on to an upholstery course to complete an unfinished project. Discuss your next steps with your tutor or centre staff.

For further information on our summer 2021 term programme or on the additional support we offer visit: derbyshire.gov.uk/adulteducation

Booking:

Before booking onto this course, please read the Derbyshire Adult Education Learner Entitlement

When you book onto the course you need to provide Personal Information. To see the privacy notice issued by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Department of Education (DfE), please visit Education and Skills Funding Agency privacy notice: April 2019

What can you expect from DACES?

Safeguarding and Prevent

Whilst on our on-line courses you can expect a safe space, free from abuse, bullying, discrimination or threat. Click on the following link for more information: Safeguarding and Prevent

If you have any concerns/queries regarding safeguarding/prevent please report these to your tutor or email: adult.education@derbyshire.gov.uk

Further information:

We are offering a reduced programme of courses in our centres which is subject to change due to the current COVID 19 situation. For more information and to view our Summer 2021 brochure visit our website

You can also keep up to date with the learning opportunities that we currently have through our Facebook page.

Or sign up for our newsletter Adult Community Education Newsletter

We wish you every success with your course. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any comments or enquiries at adult.education@derbyshire.gov.uk

Careers Support:

Careers Service

Do you need help to discover your digital skills and to look for online learning/courses? Or do you want help with finding and applying for jobs?

Derbyshire County Council Careers Service offers impartial information, advice and guidance to adults on employment and learning.

Our staff are experienced and qualified to a minimum of Level 4 in Information, Advice and Guidance

✔Friendly, supportive and adaptable to learner needs

✔Impartial and able to advise on and refer to a wide range of local provision

During the COVID-19 outbreak our centres are closed for face-to-face appointments, but we’re still offering impartial information, advice and guidance in other ways. Support will be available via video calls, telephone, text and / or email.

Please get in contact with your local Careers Coach:

Becky Stancill 07767 670797 becky.stancill@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - AlfretonBolsover and North East Derbyshire - Bolsover / Clay Cross / ShirebrookChris Ellerington 07896 804096 chris.ellerington@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - HeanorErewash - Ilkeston / Long EatonSouth Derbyshire and South Dales - Swadlincote

Sarah Kelly 07967 391263 sarah.kelly@derbyshire.gov.ukHigh Peak and North Dales - Buxton / Glossop / New MillsWendy Leigh 07717 303855 wendy.leigh@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - AlfretonBolsover and North East Derbyshire - Dronfield / EckingtonChesterfield - Chesterfield / Staveley

Yvonne Power 07967 308873 yvonne.lawton@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - BelperHigh Peak and North Dales - MatlockSouth Derbyshire and South Dales - Ashbourne

For impartial information, advice and guidance on careers and learning visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/careersservice

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