Liverpool - Liverpool Hope University, Creative Course
Placement Hours: 12hours (10am - 2pm) Start Date: 8th June 2023 Three workshops over three weeks: Thursday 8th June, Thursday 15th June, Thursday 22nd June 2023. Application Deadline: 23rd May Uniform: Sensible closed-toe shoes. We will be in workshops (textile metal, ceramics), so we suggest jeans/trousers, comfortable clothes with full cover. Aprons if possible. Travel cost will be covered These workshops are an opportunity to explore and create work in textiles, metal and ceramics gaining core skills in designing and making. The sessions are an introduction to making, providing skills that could be developed further through home learning or outside courses. Everything you make is yours to keep. What will you make: Textiles: Customising tote bags using heat press, stitch and embellishment techniques. Metal: Creating a copper ring and learning jewellery making techniques. Ceramics: Press moulding and decorating ceramics. What will the participants learn? 1. Practical and technical skills, including: o Textiles - Heat press, hand-stitch, and embellishment o Metal - Forming and decorating (through roll-printing) to create rings o Ceramics - Press moulding, surface decoration and glazing. 2. Exploring drawing and making to communicate ideas. 3. Developing a personal and creative approach to making and designing. 4. Confidence in designing and communicating, which can support future learning opportunities.
Placement hours: 16 hours (4 x 4 hours, 10am - 2pm) Start date: 6th September End date: 27th September Uniform: Please wear any clothing you are comfortable in. Travel cost will be covered. What you'll be doing: Working in a group to digitalise individual items from the archives, photography of items, internal systems work, background information about the museums in Birmingham and the items you will be handling. Skills you'll gain: Undertaking training in museum object handling and hazard safety awareness, communication and team working skills, working with other participants and museum staff, database work, data entry and IT skills, using tablets to access museum database software, and accurately recording data, photography skills, using tablet cameras. How to apply: Write us an email to explain why you would like to be considered for this placement. Include a short description of your skills, keeping in mind the role description above. If you have a CV you may include this in your application. Please send your application to email@example.com We endeavour to get back to all applicants within one week of receiving your application however if you have not heard from anyone by then please let your Employability coach know. Good luck!