This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website https://hlnsc.ac.uk/fees/fees-guidance/
This course seeks to lay the foundation for a successful career in blacksmithing and comprehensively teaches the technical and theoretical skills that are essential to becoming a competent blacksmith. There is also the opportunity to enter national competitions, one of these being at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern. High-achieving blacksmiths trained at the College are very well regarded by employers and many subsequently trade in their own right. This subject is an excellent choice for a self-motivated and hard-working person who will be expected to have good hand/eye coordination and artistic ability in this exciting and growing industry.
Study options may include Level 2 Apprenticeship in Welding , Level 3 Apprenticeship in Blacksmithing, Level 3 Diploma in Blacksmithing and Metalworking. Employment options may include blacksmith, metal fabrication, welding trades, artist/ designer or metalworker.
Metallurgy and Heat Treatment
Welding and Thermal Cutting Processes
Freehand and Technical Drawing