When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Multiple
  • Course Code W24STEB08A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

An introduction to using a gas flame to weld, cut, shape and colour metals. You will learn the basics of forging using our gas forge. Experiment with techniques and work on own projects. Open to all levels including Beginners and more experienced metal sculpture students wanting to extend their skills. Basic studio costs included but materials charged over £7 use. Students are asked to bring their own old shirt, apron or coveralls and strong shoes or boots to wear in the studio.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Develop gas welding skills
  • Develop brazing skills
  • Develop forging skills
  • Develop gas cutting skills
  • Develop heat colouring skills
  • Understand how these skills can be used in metal sculpture

Class format and activities

Students will be taught in small groups by listening, watching and practicing. Demonstration, step by step guidance and feedback to improve techniques. Practising and developing own metal projects.

Entry requirements


What you need to know before you enrol

Pelham Hall is a 5 min walk from the Main College on Lambeth Walk

What you need

Old clothing and sturdy footwear.

What you can do next

More metal and sculpture courses, art foundation.