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CPD: Introduction to Metal Fabrication | 5.5 HOURS
CPD: Introduction to Metal Fabrication | 5.5 HOURS CPD: Introduction to Metal Fabrication | 5.5 HOURS CPD: Introduction to Metal Fabrication | 5.5 HOURS CPD: Introduction to Metal Fabrication | 5.5 HOURS CPD: Introduction to Metal Fabrication | 5.5 HOURS CPD: Introduction to Metal Fabrication | 5.5 HOURS
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CPD: Introduction to Metal Fabrication | 5.5 HOURS

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Continuing Professional Development for Architects
JamFactory Jewellery and Metal Studio
5 FORMAL CPD POINTS 

Gain practical skills and fundamental knowledge of the properties of various metals commonly used in furniture, industrial and interior design, with a focus on the context and history of metals and production methods within Australia.

Hosted in JamFactory's Jewellery and Metal Studio, the session will begin with a tour of the teaching studio and machine room, which provides facilities for production and commissions as well as JamFactory's associate program for creative practitioners, and public short course program.

Learning Outcomes:
Participants will receive an introduction to a range of metals and their unique characteristics and other considerations such as:

  • introduction to commonly-used tools and machinery in metal fabrication
  • sustainable design, product lifespan and recycling 
  • how to select and maintain different materials with final use and environmental factors in mind
  • surface treatments to achieve various finishes for colour, texture and/or durability

This professional development program will comprise a tour, informal information session, discussion, hands-on demonstrations and practical application of knowledge through a series of small skills-based exercises in 6 different metals. Students will be guided through a variety of techniques such as folding, hand-hammering, applying patinas and brush-finishing individual samples to take home in a custom-made sample holder.

Students will complete the session with their own selection of up to 11 metal samples in 6 different metals and a certificate of completion for the accrual of 5 formal CPD points. This session is designed for architects seeking Continuing Professional Development, however participants of any profession are welcome to take part. No prior experience in metal-work required. 

All materials supplied.
Suitable for participants aged 18+ 
Location: JamFactory Metal Studio - Level 2, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Duration: 5.5 hours (with half hour break)


CPD Category: Formal
SA CPD Core Area: Design
NSCA Mapping: PC39


Date: Friday 30th August 2024
Time: 9:30am - 3pm
Tutor: Tom Golin


Coffee, tea and kitchen facilities (fridge, microwave, kettle) will be available throughout this session which also includes a half-hour afternoon tea break; you may wish to bring some food or snacks with you.


General information on our short course requirements, facilities and refund policy can be found here