Forgework City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate
This award has lots of practical content and will develop your basic skills in farriery and related subjects. It will prepare you for an apprenticeship in the farriery industry or a career as a blacksmith. Topics covered include basic maintenance, operation and control of forge hearths and gas furnaces, safe working practices: forging, forming, cutting and joining. You will also learn about using, maintaining and making blacksmith's tools and will make things in the forge.
Over the 16 weeks you'll make a portfolio of pieces. This will include all the mandatory test pieces from the Qualification Handbook, and will be examined at the end of the course by an external examiner.
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