ARE THERE COURSES SUITABLE FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS?

Yes. I offer 2 day weekend courses that are suitable for complete beginners, these courses include materials in the price and a certificate.

CAN I ATTEND A WEEKLY CLASS WITHOUT ANY PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE?

No, it is advisable to attend a beginner’s class first as these are limited to 6 students only and offer a more intense introduction to the subject and an induction in to the workshop and safe workshop practice. The weekly courses are available for returning students with some experience.

DO THE SPECIALIST COURSES REQUIRE PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE?

Yes & no! Some of the specialised subject courses do require some previous experience, but some are open to beginners. Advice can be given by e-mail or telephone prior to booking.

ARE MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

Materials are included in the price of the beginner’s 5 week course and taster weekend. This is copper sheet & wire, and silver solder. An upgrade to silver is available on the last 2 weeks of the mini course at an extra cost.

The weekly afternoon and evening sessions – materials are extra and range in cost from £2 upwards depending how fast you work and which metals you choose. A small range of materials is normally available to buy at the classes.

The cost for materials is not included in the price of the specialist 1 day Saturday classes unless otherwise stated.

ARE TOOLS PROVIDED?

Yes. The classes are held in a purpose built, well equipped studio with all the tools you will need.

WHERE ARE THE CLASSES HELD?

All classes are held at The Silverpetal Studio G13, Devonshire Business Centre, Hollingwood, Chesterfield. Please see the contact us page for map and directions.

IS PARKING AVAILABLE?

The centre has ample free parking around the building.

IS THERE DISABLED ACCESS TO THE BUILDING?

Unfortunately no – there is not disabled access or facilities at the building where the studio is situated.

WHAT AGE RANGE DO YOU CATER FOR?

We cater for all ages from 18 upwards.

WHEN DO I PAY FOR THE COURSE?

Courses have to be paid for in full at the time of booking.

WHAT PAYMENT METHODS DO YOU ACCEPT?

Payment is made on-line at time of booking. Payment can be made at the studio with cash or by cheque (payable to Silverpetal). A cheque may be sent through the post, however this slower way of booking does not immediately secure a place, please telephone first if you intend to post a cheque.

CAN I GET A REFUND OR CHANGE MY BOOKING?

We do offer refunds and changes to bookings only if sufficient notice is given. Full details of our terms & conditions are available HERE

DO YOU PROVIDE CERTIFICATES?

We can provide a completion certificate for courses by prior arrangement.

DO YOU OFFER COURSES FOR PRIVATE GROUPS?

Yes. The beginner’s and some of the specialist courses can be booked by private groups. Please contact via e-mail or telephone to discuss further. Special dates can be arranged to suit wherever possible.

DO YOU OFFER ONE TO ONE TUITION?

Yes, please enquire by e-mail. During weekly sessions each student is helped on a one to one basis wherever possible.

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Silverpetal G13 Devonshire Business Centre
Works Road
Hollingwood
Chesterfield
Derbyshire S43 2PE
Phone: 01246 555 417
Mobile: 07979 410788
info@silverpetal.org.uk

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