9 November 2013

Congratulations to Ricky Delaney member of Blacksmithing staff for award of Licentiate of the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths (LWCB).

This award is for teachers holding appointments for blacksmithing and related subjects such as design, technical drawing and metal finishing.

The applicant must have at least an AWCB qualification and have been in a teaching post at a recognised college for blacksmithing for at least three years.  Alternatively, if he or she does not have the AWCB qualification but has been in a teaching appointment for five years, he or she must be able to produce evidence of the ability to produce work of at least Bronze Medal standard in a wide range of pieces.

Other requirements will be the ability to provide course documentation, lesson plans and a course syllabus.

The Company will appoint a Licentiate and a Master Blacksmith to examine the applicant’s work and observe the applicant during one of their lessons in progress.