Successful Silver Soldering Techniques Course
Fine Jewellery Techniques : 1-Day Course : Private Tuition
All tutors work are professional jewellers or are jewellery trade specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.
Succesful Silver Soldering Techniques
This course has been designed to help you learn how to solder effectively and with more confidence.
With step-by-step tutor guidance you’ll be shown effective time saving techniques for soldering accurately to avoid excess solder clean up. The tutor will demonstrate how to produce a neat solder join and guide your soldering practise and subsequent cleaning ready for finishing/polishing.
You can either practise on sample metal pieces or if you wish you may bring your own samples to work on during the day.
Silver soldering is one of the most important techniques that Jewellers use; effective successful soldering is important to master and this course will provide many helpful trade tips.
Annealing - Metal preparation (Sterling Silver)
Joins – Preparing joins to create the perfect fit ready for soldering
Oxidisation – Cleaning up with acid
Solder and Flux – What types to use and when
OPTION | Gold or Platinum Soldering
Tailor the content for Gold or Platinum soldering tips of the trade.
This option is not suitable for Jewellery Beginners.
This course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn how to solder with confidence. No previous knowledge of jewellery making is required.
Our employee loved the soldering course and found it fully tailored to her needs.
The tutor was an excellent teacher, providing clear instruction and really useful hints and tip to take away from the course and our employee now feels totally confident to use the skills acquired.
The venue (Tutor workshop) itself was easy to find and located in the middle of the Jewellery Quarter (Birmingham) so ideally situated.
All in all we would give it a 5* ‘excellent’ rating.
Kirstie L : Jewellery Company
1-Day Soldering Techniques
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Additional Course Information
What is the course date?
The course date is arranged to suit you, so that you can undertake a tuition session at your convenience.
All dates / times of course sessions are subject to tutor availability.
Start time are generally 10am GMT London Time but this can be adjusted slightly to suit.
About the Course Fee
Precious Metals or stones cannot be included in the course fee.
This is because Bespoke Courses are tailored to suit individual makers needs.
Therefore you may bring your own sample jewellery and stones for practise setting.
Or you can ask the tutor in advance to supply silver castings and/or stones at an additional cost and you pay the tutor directly for these.
A large portion of the course fee quoted is paid to the tutor, because, it’s their expertise that you pay for.
Where there is a selection of tutors, course, fee's may vary due to individual tutor requirements for teaching.
In addition a there is a small fee for arranging your course which is included in the total course fee.
Course fee payment is required in advanced by BACS Bank Transfer invoice or IBAN for international students.
Vat/Tax is not applicable
Payment is required in advance and payments are handled safely and securely by BACS Bank Transfer invoicing (IBAN for International students.
Some courses are available to pay in instalments, whereby a non-refundable deposit is required to book your course date. Please ask for details if this is of interest to you.
Once you have booked a cancellation fee of £75* will be deducted from your refund if you cancel your course up to and including 14 days prior to the start of the course once your payment has been received.
Cancellations received within 14 days of the course date are not eligible for a refund, however you may re-arrange your course for one other date if you wish.
Should we need to cancel your course due to unforeseen circumstances we will refund your course fee in full.
* Amount is variable depending on the duration and type of the course. When you enquire, out quote reply will provide the actual cancellation amount applicable. £75 applies only to a standard one day course.