Plumpton College Certificate

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This is a programme designed to inform newly formed enterprises in the field of Metalsmithing/engineering. It identifies the key issues to be considered when setting up and running this new enterprise. Topics include marketing, communications, cash flow and certain legal requirements.


  • Stages of small business development;
  • Identification of specific markets for metalsmithing;
  • Utilising modern media for business marketing;
  • Developing business plans for small businesses;
  • Understanding the legal requirements for small businesses.

Entry Requirements:

This programme is designed for candidates who are keen to develop their own business idea in metalsmithing/ engineering.

Anyone who has just started running their own business or is thinking of doing so will benefit from this course.

You will need stationary and a calculator for this course.

Dates & Location:

Date: TBC
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Site: Plumpton College


Every Tuesday for 10 weeks.

During term time.




  • We’ve made sure that our metalsmithing and blacksmithing facilities are first class here at Plumpton; investing heavily in state of the art equipment in our workshop for you to use.
  • You’ll work closely with your tutors as you develop your skills in design, drawing, metalworking and silver jewellery.


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