Technical Skills

Do you want to gain new skills or enhance your existing knowledge? Whether you prefer learning from home or in-person, we offer training programmes and short courses designed to help you grasp complex technical handcrafts and elevate both your design and business capabilities. Learn from master craftspeople and excel in your career and grow your business.

Short Courses

Specialist technical skills taught by practicing craftspeople

Whatever your background or expertise, our specialist courses will add new skills to your toolbox, refine the existing ones, and take your work to the next level. Taught by master craftspeople with decades of experience, our short courses cover topics from traditional hand skills to contemporary methods and processes and new technologies.

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Industry

Professional development and bespoke training for the jewellery industry

Our CPD courses will help you to develop your technical skills and enable you to share your knowledge with others throughout your career. Designed for self-employed craftspeople as well as for bigger production teams, our training builds efficiency and accuracy, improves standards and staff retention in your business.

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Foundation Programme: training programme to shape jewellery careers

Structured one-year, free skills training for aged 16 plus

Are you at school or aged 16 plus? Do you love working with your hands? Get the best creative and craft skills to shape your jewellery career on our free training programme for young people living in London and the Southeast.

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Employing an Apprentice

Be matched with a potential apprentice or identify your own contact

Bring new talent into your company and pass on vital specialist skills to the next generation of craftspeople in London, South-East or the Midlands. By employing an apprentice, you will bring new talent into your business, boost performance and help to keep vital specialist skills in our trade alive.

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Other opportunities

Gold Membership

Looking for a co-working space in London? Look no further than the Goldsmiths’ Centre. Register your interest to become a Gold Member.

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Access Grants

If you face financial difficulties, access £500 grants to cover the fees for our skills training programmes.

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