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Book Binding & Conservation Untutored Workshop - Summer School
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Please note that this is an Untutored Workshop, so this is for experienced bookbinders who can work on their own projects.
There will be a tutor available to offer technical advice and keep an eye on health and safety in the room, but they will not be teaching the class

Course Content

Come along to our Bookbinding Summer School to spend some quality time finishing off your projects from the term, or working solidly on a bespoke project during this class.
Please note that this is an Untutored Workshop, so this is for experienced bookbinders who can work on their own projects.
There will be a tutor available to offer technical advice and keep an eye on health and safety in the room, but they will not be teaching the class.

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will be run under strict social distancing guidelines with smaller class sizes and additional hygiene procedures in place. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

You should be confident in bookbinding and/ or book conservation, and feel comfortable using the presses and equipment in the Woodwork room. This is not suitable for beginners as there is no tuition.

First Class Requirements

Writing materials and a notebook. Your own personal tools, and your book project to work on.

Attendance Requirements

Attendance at all sessions is expected.

Assessment Methods

There is no formal assessment for this course, but your progress will be monitored via question and answer in groups and individually and by observation. You will be given regular verbal feedback as to how you could improve and your progress in general.

Additional Information

Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: https://my.rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.

If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email art@rhacc.ac.uk

If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email info@rhacc.ac.uk or drop in to our main reception area.
For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.